In front of Tokyu-Hands Shibuya

In front of Tokyu-Hands Shibuya

Tokyu-Hands is a stylish DIY shop. “Tokyu” is “Tokyo Kyuko” ie, “Tokyo Express”, railway company. Tokyu group had a building in a corner of shibuya, but the building…

Biclo at Shinjuku

Biclo at Shinjuku

Biclo is a united store of Uniqlo flagship store and Bic Camera. I suppose no synergy effect can be expected about it and it’s only a topic maker,…

near Shinjuku Southern Terrace

near Shinjuku Southern Terrace

This place is near Shinjuku Southern Terrace, not far from major bus terminal Shinjuku. Southern Terrace was developed around 20 years ago. I remember I was hanging around….

Bicycle with black cover

Bicycle with black cover

I forgot exactly where I took this picture, as my NEX-5N does not have GPS function. My note says it was Shimura, in Itabashi-Ward. Photo spec NEX–5N +…

bicycle in residential area in Kawasaki

residential area in Kawasaki

I don’t know what happened to this bicycle. Photo spec SONY NEX-5N + Sonnar T* E 24mm f/1.8 ZA Date 2016-01-02 Exposure time 1/800 F Number F1.8 Map…

Inokashira Street at Shibuya

Inokashira Street and curry shops

I found a sweet mini-velo at Inokashira-Street in Shibuya and took this photo. Some people call this street “Inogashira Street” but it seems not right. Street name is…

acer tree in Shibuya

銀杏: ginkgo tree in Shibuya

a ginkgo tree in Shibuya note : At first edition of this entry, I believed it is a ginkgo tree but a kind reader indicated this is a japanese…

downtown, Shinjuku

downtown in Shinjuku

Be careful about barkers First I would like to say some excuse. I never expected this lady into the frame. I kept my camera, was waiting for the…


Bank at Shimura-Saka-Ue

Years ago, Major banks based in Tokyo are reformed / conbined. Mitsubishi-Tokyo- UFJ bank is a conbination of 3 banks, Mitsubishi-bank, Tokyo bank and UFJ bank. It’s a…

vocational training school

Do not park a bicycle here

Subtitle Near the station Ukima-Funado, there is a vocational training school. This photo is taken just outside of its gate. You can see a sign saying “駐輪禁止 (Do…