"Shinjuku"

Islam Yokocho : Shin-Okubo is not only a Korean Town, but also a Muslim Town

Shin-Okubo is famous as a Korean town. There are many Korean restaurants, Korean grocery stores, and Korean idol goods shops...

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China Town in Shin-Okubo

Shin-Okubo is a famous Korean town. There are many Korean restaurants, Korean grocery stores, and Korean idol goods shops. B...

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Hyakunin-cho Public Apartment near Okubo Station

There are old apartments near Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line. These are a remnant of the dark side of Shin-Okubo’s hi...

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The Dark Side of Shin-Okubo

Shin-Okubo became a bustling and glittering Korean town just recently, though this area used to be a dubious and gloomy town...

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Shin-Okubo : Explore the Largest Korean Town of Japan

Shin-Okubo is the largest Korean town in Japan. This area does’t feel like it’s in Japan, though it is. Shin-Okubo is called...

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Shinanomachi : Soka Gakkai Town

In Japan, there are towns with religious affiliations. The most famous town is Shinanomachi, known as Soka Gakkai town.

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Explore Kabukicho with Movies, Novels, and Comics

Kabukicho, in Shinjuku is the most notorious red light district of the East. Glittering neon signs and suspicious shops stand ou...

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Okubo Park and the Hygeia building; famous spots for street hookers

Heading towards Shin-Okubo Station from Kabukicho, there is Okubo Park, scaled 3300 square meters(35500 square feet). In glitter...

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The Hanazono Shrine; a sacred and quiet spot surrounded by modern buildings

The Hanazono Jinja(shrine) is located in the heart of Shinjuku Kabukicho, sandwiched between modern buildings and the bar distri...

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Kabukicho, the largest red light district in Japan

Shinjuku Kabukicho is the largest red light district in Japan. It is the most famous and notorious area with many bars, pubs, ta...

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