June 27, 2015

Night View of Akihabara Electric Town from Mansei-bashi Bridge

Mansei-bashi Bridge is a concrete single arch bridge across the Kanda-gawa River.
You get to Akihabara electric town when you cross the bridge from the south.

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.

June 22, 2015

Pedestrian Heaven in Akihabara Electric Town

many people walk on the main street of Akihabara electric town in a car free day.

The main street in Akihabara electric town ( Chuo-street ) is car free every Sunday (except rainy day).

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.

June 19, 2015

Kotobukiya Akihabara

Kotobukiya Akihabara is a hobby shop selling various kind of Otaku goods such as Akihabara souvenirs, anime goods and figures.

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.

June 15, 2015

Kanda Myojin in the Evening

main hall of Kanda-Myojin. many Japanese lanterns were lighted. a massive stone guardian dog in front of the hall.

Kanda Myojin Shrine is a Shinto shrine that has long history.
In the Edo period, Kanda Myojin was revered as the center place to pray for local gods in Edo (old name of Tokyo) by the feudal military government.
The shrine has been popular with the local people, and the festival of the shrine is regarded as one of the three great festivals in Tokyo.

Shooting date : May 16 , 2015.

June 14, 2015

Tatsumi Turret

a Japanese castle turret on the stone wall. the turret reflect on the water of the moat.

If you have visited the Imperial Palace Outer Garden from Tokyo station through Gyoko street, you must have seen the turret.
The Imperial Palace is located on the site of Edo castle.
Tatsumi turret, also called Sakurada-Niju turret (Sakurada-two story turret),  is one of the three existing turrets of former Edo castle.
It was damaged in the Great Kanto  Earthquake(1923), and restored.

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.

June 9, 2015

Japanese iris at Ninomaru Garden

Fully bloomed Japanese iris at Ninomaru Garden in the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace.
This iris field is small, but it is excellent and looks stunning in the beautiful garden.

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.

June 8, 2015

Night Scene of Yodobashi-Akiba

Yodobashi-Akiba is a branch of Yodobashi Camera that is a large-scale electric products retail store.
It was opened in 2005 and has been a land mark in the east side of Akihabara area.

Shooting date : May 16 , 2015.

June 6, 2015

Night Scene of Akiba Bridge

Akiba bridge is a pedestrian deck which connect Akihabara station west square and second floor entrance of Akihabara UDX building.

Shooting date : May 16 , 2015.

June 2, 2015

Street Advertisements in Akihabara

advertisements on the wall of the buildings

I took this photo on a back street in Akihabara Electric Town.

Shooting date : May 16 , 2015.