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So Nick goes to Tokyo! obviously, he needs to experiment with all the yummy ramen! Firstly, to explore japan you need to ace the language! If not, you need a decent advanced cell phone with a data card since you will need to utilize GOOGLE map a lot if you would prefer not to fall back on approaching the Japanese for directions. Be that as it may, yet.. the Japanese are extremely pleasant individuals and they will offer you assistance in any capacity that they can.

Here's a post on the ramen stores I attempted on my two trips to Tokyo. My review is subjective to my taste, I may not like some of the ramens but you may find it yummy. :)

1) Nagi Golden Gai

G2 Street, 2F
Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 1-1-10
Opening hours: 24 hours
The eatery itself is super squeezy yet if you don't mind the spasm space, you're in for a treat!! The ramen soup is made of dried baby sardines or from what I read from the net. Didn't know how to communicate in Japan so don't know how to inquire! The taste is entirely one of a kind. There's an indication of intensity yet it's not by any means impactful. The saltiness of the soup is alright too. The noodles are super decent and springy! There's some wonton skin inside. Don't know why there are those however it is decent as well! The char siew is delicate and chewy. On the off chance that you stay close-by, do drop by as they are open all day, every day!

2) Cho Gotteri Men Gottsu Akihabara
18 Kandamatsunagacho | Biore Akihabara 1FChiyoda 101-0023Tokyo Prefecture
Opening Hours: 11AM to 4AM

I experienced considerable difficulties locating this shop since its blowing strong wind on that day that I chose to eat this! LOL Anyways I find that the ramen noodles in japan are all great! Noodles are as normal as pleasant and springy. IDK what to request so I just picked the one on the top. The topping is loaded with onion, bean sprouts, and ladyfingers. Soup stock is pork-based and rich and delightful. If you don't mind be cautious as the shop is not clean.

3) Rokurinsha
1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan (Tokyo Station Ichibangai Basement Floor, B1F Yaesu South Exit) 
Opening Hours: 7:30–10AM, 11AM–10PM Daily
This store is situated at the Tokyo ramen street. The location is as above. I arrived amid lunchtime and the line was long however it was justified regardless of the holdup! This is a standout amongst the most popular tsukemen ramen in Tokyo. The noodle is not the same as the other ramen noodles. It is thick like yellow noodles and it is as nice as other noodles that I have eaten in Japan. All the pleasant, chewy, and springy goodness! the soup broth is made with chicken bones, dried baby sardines, mackerel pieces, and bonito flakes, alongside vegetables. It seems like a lot of soup base involves dried sardines in the making process. Anyways this is yummy too! You may want to check out Tokyo character street too when you're there! 

4) Tsukemen Yasubee
Setagaya-Ku, Kitazawa 2-12-15
Opening Hours: 11:00 am - 2:00 am

Yasubee is also one of the more famous ramen shops. The soup broth is made with dried baby sardines and dry bonito flakes. The broth is rich and yummy with a tinge of spiciness. Noodle was perfect as usual! 

5) Ramen Zero Plus (ラーメンゼロ プラス)
3rd floor Omotesando Hills, 4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-11pm  Sun 11am-10pm 

The reason why it is called zero plus is that it has NO seasonings at all. I find the taste of the soup kind of bitter. The eggs and charsiew taste good though. 

6) Kyushu Jangara Harajuku
Shanzeru Harajuku Ni-go-kan 1F-2F, 1-13-21 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours:  Mon-Fri 10:45am – 12am , Sat-Sun 10am – 12am 

I ate this on my last day in Japan. I didn't like it. I find that the soup is not thick enough. Eggs were not raw enough. Other than that the noodles and pork are good. 

7) IPPUDO (Ebisu)
1-3-13 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-3am, Fri-Sat 11am-4am, Sun 11am-2am

I didn't like this as well. The soup is not flavorful enough.

8) Mutekiya Ramen 麺創房無敵家
Japan, 〒171-0022 東京都豊島区 南池袋1丁目17-1
Opening hours: 10.30am - 4am every day
I chose their best seller, Nikutama Ramen. The ramen consists of nice and soft charsiew, eggs, Negi leek, bamboo shoots, dark green vegetables, and springy medium-thick noodles. The highlight of this bowl of ramen is their incredibly rich tonkotsu broth! So full of flavor! I slurped everything up. 

9) Kagari Ginza Ramen (篝)

4-4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 11:00-15:30, 17:00-22:30
Saturday and Holidays: 11:00-15:30, 17:00-21:00
Closed Sundays

After reading up on their most famous dish and seeing people ordering this while I ordered the dipping soba, I came here for a second visit! >.>

I was served with this bowl of rich, thick, and creamy chicken broth(Tori Paitan (鶏白湯))! This is the best chicken broth ramen I have ever tasted!! Seriously yummy!!!!! It comes with an egg, chicken meat, cherry tomato, corn, and yam. Noodles were al dente as well. My experience here was nothing but the best. I normally don't go back to the same store for a second visit as I wanted to try out new food but I will consider coming back here. <3

10) Ichiran Ramen 一蘭ラメン

Iwamoto Building B1F
1-22-7 Jinnan Sibuya-ku Tokyo-to
A 3-minute walk from JR Shibuya Station (Hachiko Exit)

Opening hours: 24 hours

The soup is tonkotsu based and is amazingly thick and rich in flavor! Ramen is Hakata style thin noodles which is not my favorite though. Char siew is soft and easy to chew. 

It was an interesting ramen experience as anywhere else is quite lively where people will greet you when you enter and thank you when you leave. For this one, you can hardly see who is the one serving you. To each its own, I will go for the ramen even though there's hardly any hospitality.