Held at Tokyo Big Sight on August 11 – 13, 2017.
*Comiket (Comic Market): The world’s largest dojinshi (同人誌, the Japanese term for self-published works, usually magazines, Manga or novels) fair, held twice a year in Tokyo. The first Comiket was held on December 21, 1975, with only about 32 participating circles and an estimated 600 attendees.
Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport)
One of the two primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Area. It opened in 1931 as the “Haneda Airfield” and was the primary international airport serving Tokyo until 1978; from 1978 to 2010, Haneda handled almost all domestic flights to and from Tokyo.
*Interview with tourists from abroad at Haneda Airport: Click!
Taken by Isao Tokuhashi
Taken by Michiko Nishi Taken by Isao Tokuhashi
Harumi Pier, Chuo-ku
A network of toll expressways in the Greater Tokyo Area.
Tokyo Gate Bridge
A bridge across Tokyo Bay. It opened on February 12, 2012
Part of Tokyo Bay Landfill #13 and Tokyo Rinkai Satellite City Center. The land of whole Aomi area had been reclaimed from the sea after 1946.
Tokyo Teleport Station, Koto-ku
Opened on March 30, 1996.
Aomi Container Terminal, Koto-ku
A special ward in Tokyo Metropolis which lies on Tokyo Bay. It is home to ten embassies.
Taken by K-2 Style
Yakatabune boats *Taken by Mike Staffa (Pirates of Tokyo Bay)
Formerly a railway terminal, it has been transformed into one of Tokyo’s most modern areas.
The live show with a band called “Putimetal” singing songs for promoting “Putiputi” (Bubble wrap) used not only for packing fragile items but also as a source of amusement. The band features Ayaka Sugiyama Vivi, Executive Director of Kawakami Sangyo, the nation’s No. 1 manufacturer of Putiputi.
Shiodome Media Tower. Floors 1–24 are the headquarters of Kyodo News (a Japanese nonprofit cooperative news agency), AP News Tokyo Bureau and Yonhap News Agency (South Korea’s largest news agency) Tokyo Bureau.
Held at Tokyo Big Sight on August 12 – 14, 2016.
Somewhere in Koto-ku
The site for the new fish market
The long-anticipated move from Tsukiji to the new market in Toyosu, Koto-ku.
Tennozu Isle, Shinagawa-ku
It used to be a warehouse district, but the area reborn as a modern city which has high-rise offices, theaters, hotels, apartment complexes, sports facilities etc. in 90’s.
Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (October 30 – November 8)
Tokyo Motor Show is a biennial auto show held in October–November at the Tokyo Big Sight for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
Tourism Expo Japan 2015 (September 26 & 27)
The Travel Showcase with exhibitors from over 150 countries and regions.
Taken by Isao Tokuhashi
The area was created in 1937 on reclaimed land. Toyosu was chosen by former Governor of Tokyo Shintaro Ishihara for relocating Tsukiji fish market.
Taken by Akira Tamachi Taken by Isao Tokuhashi
Color Me Rad
The 5km color race with eight color stations throughout the course.