A prefecture located in the Kanto region and the Greater Tokyo Area.
It is in western Chiba Prefecture, facing Tokyo across the Edogawa River. It is located approximately 20 kilometers from the center of Tokyo.
Retirement ceremony of rail cars held at Keisei Ichikawa-mama Station. *Taken by Munekazu Hattori
Hokkekyo-ji Temple, Ichikawa
A temple of the Nichiren School, a confederation of four of the original Nichiren Buddhist Schools, founded during the Kamakura period.
Tied o-mikuji, random fortunes written on strips of paper. When the prediction is bad, it is a custom to fold up the strip of paper and attach it to a pine tree or a wall of metal wires alongside other bad fortunes in the temple or shrine grounds. He/she can also tie it to the tree or wires so that the fortune has a greater effect or he/she can keep it for luck.
It is approximately 60 kilometers (37 mi) long, making it the second longest beach in Japan. The Beach is a popular swimming and surfing destination for inhabitants of Greater Tokyo.
Mother Farm, Futtsu
A wide spread of farming pastureland built in 1962 by Hisakichi Maeda, the founder of Tokyo Tower.
Taken by Daisuke Ikenaga
Located in northwestern Chiba Prefecture, which is the 7th most populous city in Greater Tokyo.
The site of Narita International Airport.
Roughly defined as the area between JR Narita Station, Keisei Narita Station and the Shishoji Temple. The main road in this area is Omote-sando (表参道), which is lined with about 150 small shops and has been extensively renovated in recent years.
Approach (Omote-sando) to Shinsho-ji Temple. *Taken by Shawn Sayama De Haven
The bar called “Jet Lag Club“, where the aircrews come from all over the world to enjoy drinking and chatting with each other. *Taken by Koichiro Abe
A ramen shop located near JR/Keisei Narita Station. It’s really popular among aircrews from abroad. *See this article for more info.
A city located in northern Chiba Pref.
Taken after Coming of age ceremony by Naoko Yokoyama
April 9, 2016
*Those are taken by Isao Tokuhashi
Yotsukaido Mud Festival. See this article for the details of the event. *Taken by Hiroshi Wada
A city located in the far northwestern corner of the Prefecture, bordered by the Edogawa River to the west.
It is built in 1884 during the Meiji era by Tokugawa Akitake, the last feudal lord of Mito province, as a second home.
Edogawa Matsudo Flower Line
Located at the far southern tip of the Boso Peninsula, facing the Pacific Ocean to the east and south, and the entrance to Tokyo Bay on the west.
Nakayama Racecourse, Funabashi
It is used for horse racing. Opened in 1907.
It is located on the Pacific coast of central Boso Peninsula, encompassing the area of the popular Kujukuri Beach.
Tokyo Wonder Festival 2017
Held at Makuhari Messe on July 30, 2017. The festival features garage kits.
Keisei Rose Garden
A place where you can see various kinds of roses all over the world. It’s situated in Yachiyo, located in northern Chiba Prefecture.
It’s best known as the home of the Tokyo Disney Resort.
A city located in the western part of the Boso Peninsula. The highly industrialized northern part of the city sits on Tokyo Bay, while the southern part of the city is primarily mountainous.
Ichihara Art x Mix festival runs in the remote rural areas of Ichihara City until May 14 (Sun). See this page for the details.
*Taken by Masao Shibata
A city located in the western part of central Boso Peninsula.
A city located in northern Chiba Prefecture. There’s an old Japanese merchant district called Sawara, with historical canal.
The easternmost city in the Greater Tokyo Area. It is known as a center of soy sauce production and home to the Choshi Fishing Port.
Also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, which is located approximately 60km (37 mi) east of central Tokyo. As of 2013, Narita was the second-busiest passenger airport in Japan, and was the tenth-busiest air freight hub in the world.
A city located in the western part of the Boso Peninsula. The Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line, a bridge-tunnel across Tokyo Bay, connects Kisarazu and the cities of Kawasaki and Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture.
Located in Boso Peninsula that encompasses the entirety of Chiba Prefecture.
Located in southern Chiba Prefecture. It is famous for Katsuura Fishing Port, which features one of the top three largest morning markets in Japan.
Tokyo Auto Salon 2017
An annual auto show held in January at Makuhari Messe. It is one of the top motor shows globally for modified and tuned cars.
A small lake located in northern Chiba Pref.
A city near the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula, facing the Pacific Ocean.
Tokyo Game Show 2016
Held on September 17 & 18 at Makuhari Messe.
A city located in northern Chiba Prefecture. The city is also noted for its production of mirin, a sweetened sake used for cooking.
Chiba Urban Monorail, Chiba
A two-line suspended monorail system, which is the world’s longest one at 15.2 km in track length.
Country Farm Tokyo German Village, Sodegaura
A theme park which features a serene countryside of Germany. Its concept of this park is “Enjoying spending time with nature”.
Mt. Nokogiri (Nokogiriyama)
Literally “saw mountain”. It runs east to west, having the characteristic sawtoothed profile of a Japanese saw (鋸 nokogiri). It falls steeply into Tokyo Bay on its western side.
A city located in northern Chiba Prefecture. It’s situated 40 kilometers northeast of Tokyo and 15 kilometers from Narita International Airport.
The windmill at Furusato Square. It was built by Dutch engineers in 1994 and was called “De Liefde” (“Love” in Dutch). *Taken by Yuko Murayama Keisei Line train, which connects Tokyo (Ueno) and Narita Airport, runs near the windmill. *Taken by Yuko Murayama
A Shinto shrine in the city of Katori in Chiba Prefecture. It is the head shrine of the approximately 400 Katori shrines around the country (located primarily in the Kanto region).