Tokyo

Why BIC CAMERA Yurakucho Is Everyone’s First Stop in Tokyo

The consumer electronics store BIC CAMERA is the top seller of its kind. With branches spread out nationwide, it has been capturing the hearts of customers with its “omotenashi” spirit. The Yurakucho branch, neighboring Tokyo, Ginza, Yurakucho and Hibiya station, in particular has been a popula[...]

Akihabara – Mecca of Electronics and Subculture

Historically known as a shopping district for electronic products, Akihabara has in recent years evolved to become a hub for the latest trends in a variety of thriving subcultures.

Wandering off Regular Tourist Routes in Tokyo

  Ginza, Shibuya, Roppongi…these are great places well-known to tourists. However, there are many unbeaten tracks waiting to be explored. How about strolling along small alleys among the local people while enjoying local snacks? Definitely a brand new experience for you! YANESEN Explore th[...]

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Tokyo, capital of Japan, is a metropolitan with 13 million inhabitants. The city of Tokyo is divided into 23 wards, 26 cities and 13 small towns, covering 2187 sq. km. This huge, sprawling metropolis was known as Edo, which was the seat of the Tokugawa Shogunate since Tokugawa Ieyasu established his feudal government in 1603. After the Meiji Restoration of 1868, the emperor and capital were moved from Kyoto to Edo and the city was renamed as Tokyo.