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Current Topics 2019

November 15, 2019

Documentary film of the 1964 Tokyo Paralympic Games released via “Tokyo Douga”

November 8, 2019

“Tokyo Great Garden Autumn Campaign” to be launched

November 6, 2019

Entry into a basic agreement regarding an “English Speaking Test for Tokyo Junior High Schools Utilizing Private Qualifications and Certifying Exams” (provisional name)

November 5, 2019

The results of trial verification at test events for the Tokyo 2020 Games

November 1, 2019

The 12th Tokyo Food Education Fair to be held soon!

October 31, 2019

“Five-Continent Student Symposium” to be held

October 28, 2019

Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL promotional event “Quest for Japanese Culture” coming soon

October 28, 2019

Tokyo Waterworks Historical Museum FY 2019 “Fall Special Exhibition”

October 24, 2019

Publication of “Creating a Sustainable City: Tokyo’s Environmental Policy (September 2019)”

October 17, 2019

Governor Koike’s comments regarding the IOC’s announcement of its intentions to review plans for the Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walking events

October 16, 2019

Additional security measures to be implemented at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings during various events

October 16, 2019

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2019

October 15, 2019

Tokyo as a Global Financial Hub: Announcing the Tokyo Financial Forum in New York

October 13, 2019

To respond Typhoon Hagibis (typhoon 19) Establishment of English consultation center

October 4, 2019

Tokyo Financial Award, Financial Innovation Category: 5 financial companies have passed the initial screening

October 2, 2019

Festival to be held to commemorate one year since the opening of Toyosu Market

September 27, 2019

Introduction of Multilingual Services Using “Omotenashi Guide” on Toei Subway Lines

September 27, 2019

Alphabet Is Added to the Kanji Part of the Route Number to Make It Easy for Foreign Customers to understand

September 17, 2019

Seeking participants for “TOKYO HALF-DAY GUIDED WALKING TOURS”

September 12, 2019

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Accelerator Program “Tech Business Camp Tokyo” Now Accepting Applications for Participating Companies

September 10, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019(TM) Fanzones in Tokyo

September 2, 2019

VR telescopes now available!

August 29, 2019

Survey concerning visitors to Tokyo in 2018

August 23, 2019

“Kick Off in Tokyo!” Travel Guide for Rugby Fans produced with information on the Rugby World Cup(TM) Japan 2019 and nearby tourist attractions!

August 13, 2019

Fam trips for overseas media and influencers jointly held by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Hokuriku region

August 13, 2019

Fam trip for overseas media and influencers jointly held by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Kyushu

August 9, 2019

Tokyo Metropolitan Government has selected the foreign companies which will participate in the Accelerator Program FinTech Business Camp Tokyo

August 7, 2019

Invest Tokyo Seminar to be Held in Hong Kong

August 7, 2019

A first for Tokyo! Smartphone payment of water & sewer bills!

August 5, 2019

Tokyo Financial Award, ESG Investment Category: Now Accepting Candidate Financial Institutions!

August 2, 2019

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government architectural structure of historical value newly selected

August 2, 2019

Tourist Information Digital Signage Newly Installed

August 1, 2019

Tokyo Festival 2019 This year's theme is “Meet-Change-the World”.

July 31, 2019

Two projects related to building business models for autonomous vehicle technology selected!

July 30, 2019

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay’s journey through Tokyo’s municipalities and the celebration venues approved

July 26, 2019

About the Exhibition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Relay Torch

July 24, 2019

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torchbearers Kicking off to recruit torchbearers to run in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area!

July 17, 2019

Calling to SMEs to exhibit at the Tokyo International Industry Exhibition 2019!

July 17, 2019

Sales of the TOKYO STARTER KIT special subway/bus ticket that includes travelers insurance for foreign tourists to start

July 17, 2019

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 “One Year to Go” Ceremony and Several Projects to Begin One Year Before the Games

July 16, 2019

Tokyo Financial Award, Financial Innovation Category:Now Accepting Candidate Financial Institutions!

July 10, 2019

Memorandum of Understanding on Education concluded with the Académie de Paris

July 5, 2019

Tokyo Fire Department Official App Launched

June 26, 2019

Tokyo and the Hokuriku region partner in a tourism campaign targeting foreign travelers

June 25, 2019

2019 photo exhibition of Tokyo’s shrines, including historically significant structures

June 24, 2019

Tokyo Metropolitan Government to conduct trial verification at test events for Tokyo 2020 Games

June 24, 2019

Ceremony to Mark 1 Year to Go to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

June 19, 2019

Applications now being accepted for service robot trial

June 14, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019(TM) Japan Tournament 100-Day Countdown Event

June 12, 2019

Haneda Airport’s domestic terminals get decorated for Rugby World Cup 2019(TM), Japan!

June 12, 2019

Events to Mark Giant Panda Xiang Xiang’s 2nd Birthday at Ueno Zoological Gardens

June 4, 2019

Anime exhibitors chosen for the MIFA 2019 Exhibition Support Program

May 31, 2019

TOKYO NIGHT STORY A map guide to Tokyo’s night views and entertainment spots

May 31, 2019

Monozukuri/Takumi no Waza Expo 2019 A gathering of Japan’s leading artisans in Tokyo!

May 24, 2019

Major cities of the world jointly issues communiqué to G20 leaders

May 16, 2019

Climate Change, Social Inclusivity, Sustainable Growth and Risk Management Worldwide: Tokyo’s First Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit and Urban Resilience Forum Tokyo (URF)

May 14, 2019

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Accelerator Program “FinTech Business Camp Tokyo” Now Accepting Applications

May 13, 2019

“Life in Tokyo: Your Guide” can now be viewed on a smartphone!

May 10, 2019

Release of the “Super Mystery Tour” video report by a popular YouTuber

May 10, 2019

Introducing our new Unique Venue Website! & More facilities than ever in our PR brochure

April 25, 2019

Play the “Tocho Omoide Piano” at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Deck

April 23, 2019

Grand Opening Ceremony of the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field

April 18, 2019

Basic Plan for Tokyo 2020 Live Sites and Public Viewings

April 11, 2019

Launching sales of the “Toei de Grutto Pass”

April 11, 2019

Launching sales of “Tokyo Subway & Grutto Pass 2019”!

April 9, 2019

“Toei Transportation Customer Center” launches multilingual customer support

April 3, 2019

Basic Plan for Tokyo 2020 City Dressing and Spectaculars

April 1, 2019

Announcement of venues for Rugby World Cup 2019(TM) Fanzones in Tokyo

March 29, 2019

The 2019 Publication of the English-language guidebook on restaurants using Tokyo-produced ingredients

March 27, 2019

Announcing the Hosting of Final Event of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tour,“Tokyo 2020 500 Days to Go!”

March 19, 2019

Announcement of the Grand Opening Ceremonies of Tokyo Metropolitan Sports Venues (New Permanent Venues)

March 14, 2019

The renewed Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo will open on Friday, March 29, 2019.

March 12, 2019

Tokyo Metro will open a special website for introducing “Tokyo Subway Ticket” special passenger tickets for travelers!

March 12, 2019

Easy-to-understand even for Non-Japanese Speakers Launching the new pages for introducing Tokyo Metropolitan HIV Testing and Counseling Offices in "Yasashii Nihongo" (Easy Japanese)

March 12, 2019

Names selected for the Tokyo 2020 Volunteers

March 12, 2019

Collection of small electronic devices for the Tokyo 2020 Medal Project to close on 31 March

March 7, 2019

Tokyo is the hub of contemporary animation. Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 soon to be held!

February 26, 2019

500 Days Until the Opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020!

February 22, 2019

Winners of photo contest promoting attractions of 10 Asian cities selected

February 1, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Tokyo Financial Award!

January 24, 2019

Viewing the Toyosu Market Tuna Wholesale Market Auctions from the Tuna Auction Observation Deck

January 16, 2019

A First in Japan! Toei Bus Begins Operating a Fully Flat Floor Bus

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