Tokyo Waterfront

湾岸エリア

Olympic Village Site

Twenty-three residential buildings will be built in Harumi, Chuo-ku, resulting in a total of 5,650 units.

Taken by Sarah Nishina  

 

Views from Yurikamome

New Transit Yurikamome is an automated guideway transit service connecting Shimbashi to Toyosu, via the artificial island of Odaiba. The line is named after the black-headed seagull (yurikamome in Japanese), a common denizen of Tokyo Bay and the official prefectural bird.

Taken by Sarah Nishina  

 

Tokyo Motor Show

Tokyo Motor Show is a biennial auto show held in October–November at the Tokyo Big Sight for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.

2017 (October 27 – November 5, 2017)

Honda
A Japanese manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles and power equipment.It was the eighth largest automobile manufacturer in the world in 2015 and it has been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959. They have also ventured into aerospace in 2004.

Suzuki
A Japanese corporation that manufactures automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines. It was the ninth biggest automaker by production worldwide in 2014 and its domestic motorcycle sales volume is the third largest in Japan.

Peugeot
A French car manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA (formerly known as PSA Peugeot Citroën), founded in 1810 as a manufacturer of coffee mills and bicycles. Its first car was built in 1889 and it has been involved in motor sport for more than a century.

Porsche
A German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedan. It is owned by Volkswagen AG, which is itself majority-owned by Porsche Automobil Holding SE.

Volkswagen
A German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front. It is the flagship brand of the Volkswagen Group, which was the largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2016. 

Taken by Akira Tamachi 

 

2015 (October 30 – November 8, 2015)

11167809_888664911223415_2565596194364200779_n 12191967_888665037890069_1270629434598362528_n 17017_888694177887155_3110731429885421142_n 10427337_888694231220483_1128304376132299849_nToyota S-FR 11251777_888690904554149_1039311344660107192_nNissan Gripz 1546309_888688901221016_5281103982977700115_nMAZDA RX-VISION 11219577_888671511222755_3087338710253445966_nAston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition 12193342_888709124552327_7375237340086414702_nTaken by Akira Tamachi  

 

Views from Tokyo Big Sight

Tokyo Big Sight, officially known as Tokyo International Exhibition Center, is a convention and exhibition center in Tokyo, and the largest one in the country. Opened in April 1996.

Taken by Isao Tokuhashi  

 

Tokyo Bay Night Cruising 2017

2-hour cruising service available until October 9.

Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki  

 

Comiket 92

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.

Taken by Akira Tamachi  

Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki  

Taken by Akira Tamachi  

 

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 Masayuki Miyazaki  

18447168_10211300005989713_2510455189420918384_nTaken by Mariko Mugitani  

18556344_1678991292117401_4459881354967111007_nTaken by Koyuki Matsumoto  

15977532_726242347552371_8545470350829677552_nTaken by Yuko Murayama  

14517491_1097295340360370_7890834991533181803_nTaken by Akira Tamachi  

11903949_10152931162000736_2831770867644712444_nTaken by Michiko Nishi IMG_3038Taken by Isao Tokuhashi  

 

Harumi Pier, Chuo-ku

Taken by Aya Karasuyama

13600090_10209396902215434_3573166625997530997_n13620828_10209396905335512_578031682201509276_nTaken by Sarah Nishina

 

Shuto Expressway

A network of toll expressways in the Greater Tokyo Area.

Its bayshore route taken by Aya Karasuyama  

 

Tokyo Gate Bridge

A bridge across Tokyo Bay. It opened on February 12, 2012

18342806_1297279010362499_4173388600930902549_n18199224_1297279037029163_948191104415266589_n18301843_1297279003695833_7053480854674563084_nTaken by Megumi Honzawa

 

Aomi, Koto-ku

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.

17904266_10212131222251726_4323005602105386187_n17884552_10212131223131748_3907926063494040599_n17952609_10212131222371729_3312784406361133751_nTaken by Sarah Nishina

 

Tokyo Teleport Station, Koto-ku

Opened on March 30, 1996.

16996535_1247780258645210_2315868712423712158_nAn exhibition called “David Bowie is” is held until April 9, 2017 in Tennozu Isle area. *Taken by Akira Tamachi  

 

Aomi Container Terminal, Koto-ku

thumbnail_89797CA1-4AFB-4EC2-8949-CE5347CC3171Taken by Sarah Nishina  

 

Shinagawa

A special ward in Tokyo Metropolis which lies on Tokyo Bay. It is home to ten embassies.

16143238_1204950096241550_9174312553980943083_nTaken by K-2 Style

11057530_10153684399960649_3179651383953115001_nYakatabune boats *Taken by Mike Staffa (Pirates of Tokyo Bay)  

13769495_10154361735517173_3210239652060313966_nTaken in front of Shinagawa Station by Ko An  

11046661_672391139533739_5069854169201674188_nDo you see the Rainbow Bridge in the distance? Click the photo to enlarge. *Taken near Shinagawa Station by Masanori Tsuchibuchi  

 

Shiodome, Minato-ku

Formerly a railway terminal, it has been transformed into one of Tokyo’s most modern areas.

img_8306img_8315The 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.  

img_7862Shiodome 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.  

img_8299World Food Day Festival 2016 at Nittele Tower  

img_8297Team Table Cross
*Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

 

Comiket 90

Held at Tokyo Big Sight on August 12 – 14, 2016.

13892321_10209013469066706_1396343703296807450_n13932757_10209013423625570_333861060228372138_n13891813_10209013469626720_5338328750008836217_n13939582_10209013470506742_4768660965712119765_n13882405_10209013422745548_454177623266046403_n13962748_10209013498067431_6592777980863214992_nTaken by Masayuki Miyazaki

 

Somewhere in Koto-ku

12799355_822952437831291_3119083911226309742_nTaken by Megumi Johjima

 

The site for the new fish market

The long-anticipated move from Tsukiji to the new market in Toyosu, Koto-ku.

12688014_986660441370838_4913218955673046778_n 12654489_986660468037502_7750452230590438293_n 12644749_986660448037504_5172283647764324157_nTaken by Yoshihiro Doi

 

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.

12399037_10153887863057932_1595952174_nThe world’s biggest sumo wrestler by case_maclaim *Taken by Tijana Zdravkovic

 

Tourism Expo Japan 2015 (September 26 & 27)

The Travel Showcase with exhibitors from over 150 countries and regions.

IMG_3284IMG_3355Taken by Isao Tokuhashi  

 

Toyosu, Koto-ku

The area was created in 1937 on reclaimed land. Toyosu was chosen by former Governor of Tokyo Shintaro Ishihara for relocating Tsukiji fish market.

10311759_828204367269470_4706228760708915294_nTaken by Akira Tamachi IMG_0162Taken by Isao Tokuhashi  

 

Color Me Rad

The 5km color race with eight color stations throughout the course.

11230910_10200620682115868_7615680044834814260_n11057506_10200620682035866_4242818580025936182_n11377367_10200620682075867_7531741311414106046_nTaken by Daishi Yamanaka  

 

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