If you find yourself in Tokyo for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and you’re looking for something fun to do, New York based, online platform Meetup.com just might be able to help you make some cool new connections.

Meetup has fast become a popular platform in Tokyo and it offers a variety of opportunities for members to meet fellow members with similar interests.


Activates include international parties, language and culture exchange, dinner parties, picnics, drink parties, day trips and everything in between.

The Tokyo Spontaneous Meetup group was founded in 2011 by South African Allon Hodes to build networking and friendship opportunities with fellow members from all backgrounds in the city and has grown to be the biggest group in Asia with over 37 000 members.

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The group hosts daily events and with the Rugby World Cup being hosted in Japan they are hosting events for all the World Cup Rugby matches.

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These include a mix of social/drinks and language exchange events at super cool and popular venues throughout the central part of the city until the end of the World Cup.

For further information on joining one of these events that attract both local Japanese and international guests visit The Tokyo Spontaneous Meetup group webpage. Registering is quick and free.