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Town blog

The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

The name: machiblog3 Making day: 2008/07/07 13:48
It is town blog of Chiyoda-ku

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/08/26 23:03

Chiyoda volunteer center sponsorship
We went together and participated in event to clean Akiba!

Reception desk & meeting point is in front of DAIBIRU of Akihabara station square
Approximately 50 people participated from junior high student to one of the prime of life.
In bibb of Chiyoda-ku Council of Social Welfare becoming mark of participation
It is tong and garbage bag of garbage picking in both hands. Preparations are perfect.


We are divided into four groups and start cleaning of town at each start point.
Goal meeting point is forever bridge branch office.

Oh, it is dirty!
The messiest town hears rumor named Akihabara well in Chiyoda-ku, but ...
When shrubbery of the sidewalk in particular may totally mistake for dump site; ...
Person who sits down on wall of shrubbery while we do garbage picking, and eats and drinks is outstanding!


Garbage bag swells with wastepaper, bottle, can, every garbage including corrugated cardboard.


The situation that causes garbage one after another when there is crime of conscience-like illegally parked garbage is this↑
This state is sad town of Akihabara that became world-famous sightseeing spot now.
I really see garbage very well when concerned with such a cleaning event and it is dirty and sees town.
In other town shopping and the present situation that come to play, and cannot process garbage
Impression as sightseeing spot is bad when we do not do something
We will be sorry to live in this town for living people!

Let's treat garbage properly!
Though take-out will be the best; ...


Quantity of garbage which approximately 50 people gathered for by cleaning of town of just a little over one hour is enormous.
The proper situation to be was able to confirm in particular that we abandoned to shrubbery in this town.

We must do something!

When participant arrives at forever bridge branch office of goal, as for the next, classification work of garbage is also great!
Approximately 50 people who participated as volunteer voluntarily thank you!

Time to want to know information of volunteer who wants to do volunteer activity
Please to Chiyoda volunteer center
This →


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/08/18 15:31

 We talk about lingering summer heat visit.

Dedication Izumo noh dance

On Saturday, August 17 in Edo total local deity Kanda Myojin
By shimakonkendekumoshi*kawachomankyusensharitsumushishinshashindaishingakushachu
Shinto priest enlarged rooms on the second floor of Izumo noh dances having the history of approximately 400 years were dedicated.

※mankusenshatachimushijinjakamiyokagurashachu  ※kannushikagura

Company in the banks of a river of ten thousand 9,000 Hii River. "Izumo country topographical record" knit in the ancient times "Engi era type"
Company name appears as nadoni "Kojiro Corporation" "Kojiro Shrine"; is old; historical Shinto shrine.
8 million God of the whole country gathers last in this company in the tenth lunar month (old calendar October) of Izumo.
You hold shingi and feast and are back to each country on the next morning.

Firstly Shinto ritual dance "seibei" where is sober as for dedicating (come, and read)
Dance to expel with bell with Gohei, and to cleanse all people, places, sacred treasures which gathered in this place.


We had effort for realization of this dedication noh dance
Greetings from His Imperial Highness Prince Mikasa Queen Akiko.


"Every direction sword" another name "sword dance" to do, and not to be lost in
We hold sword in hand and dance intensely and play and we cut wicked thing by power to have of weapon and expel.


Dance of yamatanoorochi extermination by **koredammei susanoonomikoto


"Abdication" kuniyuzuri another name "fierce god" does not grow on
Dance of competition in strength of messenger of Japanese Olympus, Takemi Kazu Chino Cami and matchmaking god of Izumo bamboo Mina Katano Cami

Mythical dance of interesting Izumo is danced in sequence, and it is played
Kanda Myojin of 150 including with small child who came for appreciation in main shrine
Near at hand by noh dance dance to have both force and elegance; admired close, and thoroughly enjoyed.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/08/15 17:14

On August 9, comic artist total number 25 participated in easy kid meeting in the first floor of the dismantling planned Jimbocho, Shogakukan Building reception lobby.
It is state on the day.

© Shogakukan

© Shogakukan

We see a great number of people for visit by bringing with camera now to look after comfortable kid one.

We take a picture from the side and upper gap in order to take not only glass of the front but also photograph of the inside!

Mirror is put in the room for consideration to such all of you and becomes easy to see from the outside.
Visit seemed to be plan until 16th at first, too, but we extend by 25th and we release lighting, shutter until from half past eight to 20:00 and seem to show the lobby.
※General person cannot enter the inside. There are the person concerned and journalist who got permission in the room.

Including thing which picture of the person and picture of different author were drawn on as for the comfortable kid is various.

Cyborg 009 is Mr. Naoki Hanzawa (003 girls), vying of Mr. Kazuhiko Shimamoto (009, 002, 004, 006) as respect to Mr. stone no Taro Morimasa.

Q Taro of the left ghost with signature is Fujio Fujiko Ⓐ teacher you image. It is work of other comic artists in hommage other than it.

Mr. Kuromaru of mojarra author was drawn in this place.

Person with interest carry foot to Jimbocho by all means.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/08/03 0:45

Solid building covered on scratch tile at 3, Kandanishikicho exists.
It is Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property designated bachelor Hall.

Design of Sadataro Takahashi who designed Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Imperial Hotel new building.
It is built in 1928 and has heaviness of the history of 85.
This ground is famous as the University of Tokyo birthplace, the Japanese baseball birthplace.

The entrance of old building built in 1928.
New building (Jimbocho intersection gathering) is enlarged in 1937 nine years later.

There seemed to be beer hall in this historical precious building and came.


We meet with waitress of beer hall suddenly in hall old building entrance hall.
Uniform (maid clothes) which is pretty in spite of being calm classic appearance that he/she comes to call
Design which was used in this hotel in the times of Showa for beer hall
Reproduction seems to be uniform which revived than this year and collects topics.


Beer hall is Room 201 on the second floor.
This grand large hall seems to be used for banquet or meeting room, lecture.
However, location divide line into TV drama "Naoki Hanzawa" frequently in this room
We appear in important scene of drama, and this becomes big topic recently, too.


Of delicious beer drink while pouring, and learning one, drink, drink!
Proud Japanese, Western, and Chinese style chef creates confidence of bachelor Hall
Substantial eating and drinking to have various types of delicious dishes and dessert!


Frozen sake is popular, too!



We feel historical solid building and room to be and are beer hall of atmosphere of calm adult
We drink and eat and are over while we say with a at happy time to talk laughingly.

We looked back in the first-floor entrance hall and left hall while regretting trace.

Bachelor Hall homepage


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/07/29 23:07

 Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property "house of Kanda"

2, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku
It is solid and luxurious wooden construction building built in Miyamoto Park who is next to Kanda Myojin.

It was held this time in precious wooden construction architecture "house of Kanda" that was extreme in this gorgeousness
We send state of rakugo society!

Whole view of "house of Kanda" which receives summer setting sun, and shines
Ground cherry (cheeks enthusiast) is displayed, and the cinnabar red is beautiful shiningly!


Refined room etiquette (we do and are hard) like summer of the entrance meeting customer
Consideration that room etiquette entertains customer from Japanese ancient times, decoration of consideration.


Because is rakugo society, there is comic storyteller by all means, and do; and ...
This is Shunputei one Nobusuke
It is energetic popular comic storyteller promoted to qualification given to comic storyteller without 21 people last year (!) .

Venue of rakugo society is Japanese-style room on the second floor.
Is it stage that is not high? It is close not to feel a feeling of coherence of this distance with visitor in this at all.
Well, 30 people that capacity of visitor was made even if we connected two Japanese-style rooms.
It becomes very wonderful luxurious space.


When we say story hato tonight
"We praise child" lightly and begin to appear, and, speaking of summer, the second material come with ghost story thing
It seemed to be become a lot cool everybody in "we congratulate real scenery trouble ka deep water, Toyoshi" of late Japanese yen dynasty forte.
And though it was plan of the closing with kusu and laughable "hemp noren."

Is hit by torrential rain of guerrilla by example, and great service of teacher another one seat
Come with "professional jester of eel"; and point doubling profit day lucky as for the visitors!

Of harufuteiichikorehoshitakumi said to be at the height of the popularity, and to have difficult ticket acquisition
It became advantageous rakugo meeting which was able to hear classical storytelling in four seats of Nantes!


Of mechanism doll displayed in "house of Kanda" casually
"Tea progressing doll" saw off customer!

Sponsorship: New day shop → This venue: House of Kanda → This


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/07/20 0:43

There was ever forever bridge Station of kobutetsudo in Kandasudacho, forever foot of a bridge.
It was the 1912 opening of business, the 1943 closure and short time
There is bronze statue of Lieutenant Colonel hero, Hirose and Sugino soldier tank of Russo-Japanese War in open space of the station square, too
It is certain that we formed plot of downtown, Sudacho of Kyoichi Azuma.

Solid station building of red brick of construction disappears by the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1912.
By the way, red brick Tokyo Station is the opening of business of 1927 that is later than forever bridge Station for two years.
Design of these two stations is Kingo Tatsuno.

Ruins of old forever bridge Station are in JR Kanda forever bridge building
Construction advances that old underpass and old platform revive in commercial facilities!
For this autumn 9 14 days a month
[mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge] We say this
We are going to open as commercial facilities.

Tenant is going to enter Kanda riverside and approximately 20 brick arches part on the land side


Fine-view cafe and fine-view lounge are established on old platform


We are seen in brick base at the time of the opening of business in 1912 when we look in round glass of open space.


Active high shelf and red brick and figure of arch are still beautiful in station building


Tunnel-formed part connecting tenant space becomes line of flow of person


Open feeling is full brightly on big glass surface to the Kanda River


Back wall surface is red brick of the Meiji period. Atmosphere of station building remains of an ancient structure is felt enough.


Entrance part of entrance close to forever bridge. Town of backward Akihabara is dazzling.


It faces the Kanda River, forever bridge from founded waterside terrace.


Stairs going up to fine-view lounge (old platform) leave old figure enough.


Train of Chuo Line goes through both sides of fine-view space frequently.


It being the whole country to have established cafe and fine-view space on platform, and this being the first time.


We still went down stairs with full of nostalgic feelings under construction and became the end of sneak preview visit.

For this autumn 9 14 days a month
[mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge] We say this
We are going to open as commercial facilities.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/07/17 22:30

There is this shop in former bystreet which performed some brocade bloom streets from Suruga Her Excellency.

"Sound fortune" of samisen and accessory, samisen classroom

Have you seen somewhere recently? Have you heard somewhere?
Let's show demystification to person who thought of this in the last photograph!

Pretty red noren is wonderful Japanese-style look of a shop of mark.


It is a lot of samisen at first to stand out when we enter shop. We line.
It is repaired with sale of samisen.


This is studio of samisen classroom.
We do lesson in individual and group lesson slowly and carefully.


We have abundant accessories of the sum such as Japanese towel, handkerchief, reticule or folding fan, too!
Accessory which does not come when we go for Bon festival dance or fireworks display in the future is necessity.


When we drop in casually
Shimomura (the left) and Yamaguchi (the right) of the staff of shop of smile

These two people, fruit do not come carelessly; on Saturday, June 29
Popular program which was broadcasted in TV Tokyo "haunting! In ad street kku heaven [Jimbocho]
We sang "the Jimbocho blues" by recital with a musical instrument of samisen and strolled around Jimbocho.

Sound fortune 1-38, Kandajinbocho, Chiyoda-ku Mori Building 1F 03-3292-6066


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/07/06 0:24

In Friday, July 5 Akihabara Station underpass

Japanese department store shokuhinkan "chabara" opening

According to the name the north from Hokkaido the south builders of meal to Kyushu, Okinawa
It is aggregate of small shop where we collected delicious things which we are particular and made!
We display and sell product boasting store from various parts of Japan of approximately 80 in hall.


We appear at Denkigai Exit of JR Akihabara Station.
On the right side of open space "AKB cafe & shop" "Gundam cafe"
There is "chabara" over there. It is place that orange arrow sets out for.


We are connected to UDX in front by pedestrian bridge.
When we sink and go ahead through the right high shelf, we appear to Showa-dori. (district in eastern Akihabara


Orange "chabara" signboard jumps into eyes vividly.
Here is doorway.


There are many first day of the opening and media which we may say and are reporting on when we enter shop in this!


"Konko miso" of Hiroshima


"Climate Kanazawa" of fermented food of Ishikawa


"Station of bunch" treating special product of Chiba. Peanut was outstanding!

We cannot introduce here
There are many builders with small shop which is individual, and handles high quality product!


This is doorway from Okachimachi Station.

To meet "builder of meal" of various places throughout the all over Japan
How about going to Akihabara "chabara?"



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/06/29 1:12

New spot that opened in 2, Kandaawajicho in this spring
We came over to ranch in waterasu!

Today is Italian restaurant of waterasuanekkusu ridge 3F
[OTTIMO KITCHEN] (ottimokitchin)

As for the weekday lunch menu, pasta and pizza are main
We enjoy two taste by ordering pasta and pizza in two people, and sharing!

Soup pasta chilled as for the pasta.
In addition, pasta menu is color toridoriarimashita.
Color of culinary plants to get on on in superfine woolen thread is beautiful, and pasta noodles look delicious!


We order basic marugerita when we say pizza hato
We seem to bake by exclusive pizza kiln of special order.
Pizza was lunch menu, too, but, besides, there were various kinds of kinds.
Well, usual failure that it was unreasonable and was starving and was appetizing and has eaten before taking in photograph!


Pasta with lunch pizza menu is from about 1,000 yen
Salad, drink (there is a lot of), bread of photograph are included for +500 yen.
Salad was delicious. . . With meat, fish and vegetables!
Besides, dessert after a meal is included, too!


Terrace seat of ottimokitchin is this place!
As for the lunch on day blessed with refreshing good weather, terrace is comfortable.
Facing Sotobori Street, Shohei Bridge is near at hand. It can overlook far towns of Akihabara.


Well, we are satisfied to have dessert after a meal deliciously and are satisfied!


In waterasu of 2, Awaji-cho as for the lunch as for the dinner
A lot of shops which can enjoy various cooking are open.
By the way, which shop will we enter on the next time?

It was lunch report of OTTIMO KITCHEN ottimokitchin!
(and we go waterasuanekkusu ridge ... right building 3F)


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2013/06/24 21:29

Photograph that you are watching was held on Saturday for from Friday, June 21 to 22nd

☆ WATERRAS Marchais ☆

We are similar and are photographed photograph.

In open space of "waterasu" of 2, Awaji-cho that opened in this spring
"WATERRAS Marchais" where local secret genuine Homo sapiens and things gather
It would be held every month!

The sponsorship public Awaji area management
NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center

Booth treating Japanese national selected genuine article of approximately 30 displays the eaves in venue


Genuine product and special product or artefact of each place are sold lively


We are just looking, and colorful product becomes fun and is delicious!


We attract kitchen car of person of discerning farming, and shopper does not break off


Both milk which won local milk Grand Prix best gold medal and yogurt are popular items


Table and chair be prepared for venue
With parent and child and youth who do shopping, and eat immediately stand, and be in great numbers
Relaxed time flows with the sum and, in bright sunlight, is comfortable!


Held plans of future "WATERRAS Marchais" are as follows
July 19, 2013 20th August 23 24th September 20 21st 
October 18 19th November 22 23rd December 20 21st
January 24, 2014 25th February 21 22nd March 21 22nd
☆Holding is Friday, Saturday basically.
☆As schedule, venue may be changed, please confirm in sponsor sites.

Site of waterasumarushie is this place↓

Inquiry is NPO corporation agriculture, commerce and industry cooperation support center
Telephone 03-5259-8097