About Community Events

Events are held through the community manager. Please feel free to join an event whenever you like.

Experiences at Hmlet

With just living at Hmlet, it will give you the chance to expand your network and enrich your lifestyle and career. Hmlet holds various events to help you reach those goals.

There are two main events. "Career events" are for learning language and expanding business horizons, and "cultural events" are for experiencing new culture through cooking, art and sports.

It is also appealing to be able to meet people from cultural and industry backgrounds through these events.

Career Events

Language Lessons

This event is for those who want to learn a foreign language. Guest instructors of various languages are invited to give lessons on conversation, grammar, etc., useful for travel and other occations.

Hmlet Business Seminars

Seminars with themes such as "work style" and "career development". We invite entrepreneurs and start-up executives to hold meet and greets on themes such as stories about their business and reasons for career change. It is not only the guest speakers who are doing the talking. Participants can talk amongst themselves and it provides a place to learn for freelancers, start-up workers and large company workers.

Language Exchange

An event for those who want to learn a foreign language. This is a program that challenges Japanese people to speak in English and non-Japanese people to speak in Japanese and talk about different things with a simple theme. Unlike books and language schools, you can enjoy learning a living language.

Booked (JP Only)

A book club you can participate in without reading a book. A popular business book will be explained to you in an easy-to-understand way, and without reading it, in 30 minutes you can gain an understanding of the summary of the book. Afterwards, the participants can have a discussion about the contents of the book, and can "learn" and "network" at the same time in this "informative and entertaining book club event".

Cultural Events

Ping Pong Ba! Table Tennis & Drinking bar

Introducing one of Tokyo's unique hang out spot. The "Ping Pong Ba" !
This incredible destination lets you enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverages while engaging in some intense table tennis action in an absolutely stunning space.
But why settle for just a game when you can share the experience with your fellow Hmlet members & friends?
Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter, and camaraderie in this breathtakingly stylish setting.

Kawagoe tour with Kawagoe's Tour Ambassador

Explore the wonders of Kawagoe like never before with a special collaboration between the local Kawagoe Ambassadors and Hmlet!
Discover the hidden gems of this charming city on a one-day trip, exclusively designed for Hmlet members.
The knowledgeable Kawagoe Ambassadors will guide you through the famous spots of the city, followed by a meal at a traditional Japanese ryotei.
Don't miss this opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Kawagoe!

Meet up event for new participants

We are thrilled to host a Meet-up event for our event first timers members!
Our Meet up event is designed for individuals who are new to Hmlet's community or are looking to expand their network.
In the spirit of welcoming new members, priority seating will be given to our first-time attendees.
(All other members are welcome to join in the fun, but please take note registration will be prioritized for newcomers)
Experience a night of engaging conversation, lighthearted games, delicious food and drinks.
Come, be a part of our vibrant community and make new friends!

Sakura viewing picnic

Spring is finally here and with it comes the stunning season of Sakura!
To celebrate the arrival of this beautiful season, we are excited to invite you to join us for a scenic and unforgettable event.
Hmlet will be providing light snacks and drinks for your enjoyment, but feel free to bring along your own snacks and any other outdoor essentials.
This picnic is not just about admiring the beauty of the Sakura season, but also about creating new memories and socializing with friends and fellow residents. So, come along and let's celebrate the arrival of spring together!
We look forward to seeing you there!

Waching rugby mach

Enjoy the Japanese professional rugby “League One”

Asahi-Shuzo presents a Japanese sake tasting

This event is a great opportunity to learn more about Japanese sake, tasting various sakes from Asahi-Shuzo which is well-known to all Japanese people, and finding your favorite one.
On that day, multilingual sake expert will guide you through the tasting of various types of sake, providing information on the brewing process, the regions where they are made, and the best way to enjoy them!
*For those who cannot drink alcohol, amazake (soft drink) will be served.


Calling all basketball enthusiasts !
Join us for a fun-filled game of pick-up basketball with fellow Hmlet members.
Whether you're experience or just looking to try something new, this event is open to players of all skill levels.
Basketballs are provided during that day and shoes are rentable at a cost at the event space.
Stay active, have fun and meet new people in the community.
This event is the perfect opportunity to network with Hmlet members, make new friends and create a sense of community.
We look forward to seeing you on the court!

Mount Tsukuba hiking trip

Are you ready for an adventure? Join us for a hiking event on Mount Tsukuba and discover the beauty of one of Japan's most famous mountains.
Mount Tsukuba, located in Ibaraki Prefecture, is known for its stunning views, unique twin peaks, and rich natural beauty.
Join Hmlet team & other residents to get some fresh air and physical activity while enjoying the breathtaking views of the mountain.
Mount Tsukuba is a great place for photography, so don't forget to bring your camera to capture the memories!
This event is open to all levels of hikers, so whether you're an experienced hiker or a beginner, you're welcome to join us!

Experience 'Kakizome' Calligraphy Writing 

Experience the beauty and tradition of Japanese calligraphy with a trial lesson. A knowledgeable instructor will introduce you to the history and tools of calligraphy, and provide you with all the necessary materials. Even if you are not comfortable sitting in seiza, desks and chairs are available for your convenience. Beginners are welcome!

Enoshima Tour for "Hatsumode" 

Enoshima is a popular tourist destination that is easily accessible from Tokyo. Let's explore Enoshima island together with the Hmlet's community and make a wish at the famous Enoshima Shrine for a blissful new year.

Meetup Event

Meetup event where all members from different properties can meet with each other for fun and networking.
The event takes place at Hmlet's community lounge.

Latte Art Lesson

Learn latte art from the very best!
In addition to latte art techniques, you will learn the process of making a latte and how to make it a delicious one. After tasting, you can experience latte art and try it as many times as you like.

Mt. Takao Hiking Tour

Located just 50 minutes away from Shinjuku station, Mt. Takao is the place where you can enjoy both nature and historical sites. On clear days, you can see Mt. Fuji from the top.
The tour starts the hike halfway up the mountain via chairlift or cable car. Beginner hikers are welcome!

Christmas Wreath Making Lesson

One day lesson to make your one-and-only personalized Christmas wreath.
You can bring it home and enjoy decorating your room!

Tokyo Walking Tour

Hmlet staff will take you on a walking tour to show you a new side of Tokyo. Each tour will have a theme, and we will guide you to tourist attractions and spots where you can feel a taste of Tokyo.

Handicraft Lesson

Selected items that are easy to make, even for beginners in handicrafts.
Enjoy conversation with Hmlet members while creating one-of-a-kind works of art.

Imperial Palace Brisk Walk

Brisk Walk is a walk that is just barely fast enough not to run. It is said to have an exercise effect comparable to running.
Let’s brisk walk around the Imperial Palace with our Hmlet team while enjoying the pleasant autumn breeze.

Jazz Live

Jazz live performance tour with Hmlet members! Let's join us for a heart-to-heart world trip together through music that makes you want to dance and make your heart beat.

Board Games

An event where residents enjoy socializing with each other while playing games. Residents with multinational backgrounds get together, and Japanese and English are spoken. There are about 600 types of board games, so why don't you discover new fun in an unique café with games from all over the world!

Indigo Dye

This event is to introduce the traditional Japanese culture of indigo dyeing.
Using the tie-dyeing technique, participants can dye handkerchief, scarf and other small cloth items. You can take your work home after the event.

Tea Ceremony

We are holding a tea ceremony event for residents to calm the mind and savor tea. The instructor will guide you through the manners and etiquette of tea ceremony in English and Japanese.
Refresh your mind away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. This event is an opportunity to experience Japanese culture and get a taste of the Omotenashi and Wabi Sabi spirit.

Pottery Class

Using either an electric potter's wheel or building by hand, create your unique piece of ceramic such as a vessel or plate.
The instructor will kindly introduce the techniques, so beginners can feel free to join and enjoy conversation with other residents.


We are holding a bouldering event in a small group. There will be an instructor that gives lessons, so beginners are encouraged to join as well! Residents can get to know each other and enjoy refreshing conversations while exercising.

Culture/Tradition Hands-on Tour

A unique tour held to experience culture and tradition. From traditional Japan crafts such as ceramics and wearing a kimono to wine tasting, we offer hands-on tours that both Japanese and non-Japanese members can enjoy. (Above is a photo of members and community managers participating in a hands-on dyeing event held at a dye shop that has been open since the Edo period. )

Cooking Class

A cooking event unique to Hmlet with multinational residents.While cooking vegan and vegetarian dishes which are uncommon in Japan, authentic Indian curry, Italian sweets, and more, participants can both eat delicious food and network. With various languages such as English and Japanese flying around, you may be able to discover a flavour that you have not tasted before.

Art Bar (EN&JP)

The concept is "Painting Class x Wine". Enjoy a conversation with other participants in a relaxed atmosphere with wine in one hand, while painting a seasonally themed picture. While you drink a little alcohol, the conversations will naturally become more lively since you are working on the picture together. Residents and community managers can attend at the Art Bar Studio.

Running Club

Hmlet staff will guide you on your run around the Imperial Palace, Yoyogi Park and other routes. We’ll run alongside you at a relaxed pace so that even beginners can join with fun. This event is open to all Hmlet members, and it’s a great opportunity to meet new running buddies while enjoying refreshing exercises outdoor.

Wine Tasting

Have a taste of selected types of wine while learning the wine making process at local wineries, such as Fukagawa winery. Residents can enjoy networking with each other while learning how to drink wine in their own countries.

Event Schedule

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