Metropolis Issue 930

January 20, 2012
Met Vids

Kong kleans up on InterFM, Saturday morning

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Horoscope

Don’t let confusing conversations distract you. You have bigger fish to fry (apologies for the metaphor to the Sign of the Fishes). You are about to come into your own. If you have been shy, you will suddenly attract attention and revel in it. If you want love, you will find it. If you want ...

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Aquarius

The Sun moves into your Sign on Friday. You’re now in the Happy Birthday Zone! For those of you born this week, true celebratory wishes come your way. This is an exciting and creative week for all Aquarians. Pallas Athene moves towards Neptune, bringing music, film and expression of what is real for unique you. ...

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Horoscope

While immersed in all the responsibility the universe can throw at you, you’re becoming elegant in your handling of it. Proficient as you have become, you’re not through this master class. It’s worth taking time to strengthen your foundation, moving finances to top of the list. This way you’ll have the flexibility and prerogative to ...

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Horoscope

You really are innocent, you didn’t get into this planning to be tricky. Now that all paths lead to your desires, do you have to choose between romance and work? Keep your eye on business, but your heart where it truly is. Hold your personal truth this week. Those who appear uncomprehending may understand more ...

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Aries

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Horoscope

Virgos are able to make strides this week. You still have Mars in your Sign, and Venus approaching Vesta brings you a gift. But what you may really want to know is, are the signals you’ve been picking up actually accurate? On Friday, you’re left with Mercury flying solo in your house of romance and ...

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Cancer

There’s so much information at your fingertips these days, but your gut feeling is the one to follow this week. The Part of Fortune is in your Sign, bringing luck and prosperity in the most obscure places. The main thing is to hold to your impressions, for they will be correct, regardless of the whirls ...

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Horoscope

Watch for fun, life and lights in the relationship department. Pallas Athene and Neptune, already there, invite the Sun to join them as it moves into your solar seventh house on Friday. Try something unconventional, take a chance, laugh at yourself as you realize you’re having a great week without even trying. You are about ...

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Gemini

Friday begins with whispers of freedom in your schedule as the Sun moves into your solar ninth house. Travel, interesting conversations, and joy in just being you fills your days. Money or an increase in income may come your way with the Part of Fortune in your house of finance. You’re on the move and ...

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Capricorn

You’re in luck as Mercury the Messenger moves away from Pluto in Capricorn this week. Finally, you can make sense of an undercurrent of intrigue (with others intrigued about you!). Feelings are deep as this month progresses. You are moving to a new time in your life where you make decisions based more on what ...

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Features

A preview of Tokyo’s architectural skyline in 2012

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Horoscope

The thing about Scorpio is, you’re sexy. It’s not as if you have to plan it, it’s something ethereal that people just pick up on. It’s beyond logic, and often so is your handling of this blessed gift. At the moment, being the natural detective you are, you may have noticed a heart beating faster ...

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Horoscope

All is well though you may still be reeling from current events. The holidays and New Year brought shocks to everyone but only in the sense of how you responded to news that dissolved into puddles of others’ overreactions. Taurus can stand firm, but you are ruled by Venus, and your heart needs to feel ...

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Upfront

Do the dragon with the guys who invented it

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Advertorial

A hidden jewel for glamorous urban living

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The Last Word

Fix up your life by fixing up a house

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Advertorial

Metropolis chats to Attorney at Law Hangnyeon Chang, AITS LPC

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The Small Print

This week's required reading

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Upfront

Thanks to all who participated in our 2011 Metropolis Reader Survey!

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Bites

Drink up at cost price

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Bar Reviews

Tapping the warmth in Shibuya

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Bites

For those who find dessert just not enough

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Bites

Low-cal cafeteria

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Bites

Grease is the word

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Bites

Celebrate Perrier Jouët's 200th birthday with a glass of their champers

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Restaurant Reviews

Dine and dally about in Daikanyama

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Bites

Wendy's relaunches in Tokyo with upscale burgerage

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Books

Three bite-sized book reviews

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Clubbing

The Boston duo pushes the limits of house

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Agenda

One of the burningest live acts to be heard

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Agenda

Blending butoh’s stark sensibilities with contemporary dance and ballet

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Music

The chillwaver is just a salaryman at heart

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Agenda

Exhibiting 60 works, many made from colorful Italian Murano glass, from over 25 years of the artist’s career

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Agenda

19th century American masterpieces along with the latest creations from Japan’s current generation of quilters

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Agenda

Afro-cool hip-hop at Billboard Live

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Agenda

Italian soprano live at Tokyo Opera City

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Movie Reviews

Scarier-than-most effort from Guillermo del Toro

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Movie Reviews

Pointless, half-baked psychodrama

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Movie Reviews

Imagine George Romero in the deserts of Africa

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Movie Reviews

Al Pacino needs a new agent

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Movie Reviews

Sporadically funny and not entirely terrible

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Eiga

Shrill times ten

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Movie Reviews

Brutally unsentimental Australian Goodfellas

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Cinematic Underground

1968-inspired flicks at Shibuya's Auditorium

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Movie News

Unearthing the other side of cinema

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