Welcome to my hometown IKEBUKURO
I’ll show you What to do & to see in IKEBUKURO
▼日本語の旅ブログ(Japanese travel blog)
1.Let’s take photos with owls
Ikebukuro is called “bukuro” by locals.
The pronunciation of “bukuro” is similar to that of “FUKURO”.
The “FUKURO” means owl in Japan.
It is considered to be an auspicious creature because it sounds similar to happy and good fortune.
So we have many owls in Ikebukuro.
Let’s take photos with owls!!
2.Ikebukuro has many MANGA/ANIMATION Attraction
2-1.Character Cafe in Ikebukuro
In Japan, there is a “character cafe” where you can enjoy the world of anime and manga.
Ikebukuro has its own “character cafe”.
Enjoy the world of anime and manga.
2-2.Anime shops in ikebukuro
There were Tokiwa-so between Shiina-machi and Higashi-Nagasaki, one stop and two stops on the Seibu Ikebukuro line from Ikebukuro.
I will share places where you can enjoy manga and anime, including sacred places for manga.
2-3.Origin of Manga
Manga and anime are the representative cultures of Japan.
The origin was the wooden two-story apartment called “Tokiwa-so” that was located in Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
The “Tokiwa-so” was recreated as a museum.
3.Tample or Shrine in or near Ikebukuro
You can climb Mt.Fuji near Ikebukuro(￣▽+￣*)
4.Japanese Garden in or near Ikebukuro
I’ll share a Japanese garden that you can go within 30 minutes by foot, bus or train from Ikebukuro.
5.Western Style in or near Ikebukuro
The modernization of Japan began in the Meiji era.
During this period, Western technology was introduced into architecture.
While Japanese people accept Western architecture, they retain the goodness of Japanese architecture.
Such Japanese-Western eclectic is interesting.