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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: 2014/11/27 23:38

Founding is (1886) in 1886
Fukuo store of 1, Sudacho of Anmitsu, tokoroten, kudzu starch cake
It is long-established store continuing business of 130 years here as production, wholesale, specialty store of retail.

This place at the time of founding is the main street of Kanda bluish-skinned fish market.
Kanda bluish-skinned fish market passes to (1928) for approximately 270 years in (1657) - 1928 in Meiryaku
We were proud of the prosperity in this ground, but we move to Akihabara, and there is now in Tokai, Ota-ku.

Building where three ken of frontages are semiatmospheric faces 18 ways.
Address is 1-34-4, Kandasudacho, Chiyoda-ku
It becomes town assembly in southern 1, Sudacho when we express by town assembly name of Chiyoda-ku.


This signboard is mark.
Place where green goodwill is spent is place of retail.
There are many people who do not know that we retail unexpectedly
Person of agar enthusiast, please pass through noren!


Kanji of 11 characters is vertical neatly, and the number of the letters forms a line
Beauty of invitation board style of association got a lot of looks.


Menu of retail is as you see.
We do not collect to carboholic.
Because there is alone entering cup for one which we can eat in secret, it is convenient at all!


Well, as for the present come-on, time limit and the sale number set Matcha Anmitsu three portions of limitation.
Sale period until Saturday, December 13
The sale number is ten sets-limited a day. . . 900 yen (the photograph left side)

The photograph right side sets kudzu starch cake three portions (600 yen)

Filter agar of Fukuo store, black mitsu, red peas; all the bean jam
We inherit the manufacturing method at the time of founding in additive-free home brew.


Matcha Anmitsu (as for the photograph, as for the borrowing, the ice cream, optional than Fukuo store site)

"Fukuo store" founded in 1886 homepage is this place↓



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/11/25 23:50

 In today Tuesday, November 25 Kanda Myojin
"Autumn big festival" (the Niname festival) and "Kanda Festival festival Committee" were held.

It is saiko by the big festival "Niname festival" in autumn to celebrate gain of staple grains in main shrine from 2:00 p.m.

Including parish representative of Kanda Myojin
Approximately 250 festival committees of parishioner of 108 town assemblies attended and were done saiko solemnly.


Shrine maiden's dance "dance of endlessness" was performed ho* of.


It is performed the Shinto ritual "Niname festival" of saiko without delay and moves venue to Myojin Hall
Festival Committee for "Kanda Festival" of May of the next year is finally held.


2015 (2015) of the next year,
Kanda Myojin does utsushiza in the present location and becomes commemorative celebration big festival for 400 years.


There are Otorii chief priest, greetings of parish representative,
Report and the deliberation, the proceedings including request matter go.

On Kanda enshrined deity good luck feast day, you should say the origin of festival car of Enshu Yokosuka
Two doll festival cars of one pillar ten thousand times type will participate.


All proceedings go and become "feast" (there is me).
We pray for success of Kanda Festival of the next year and Shinto shrine and flourishing endlessly of person of attendance and toast!
It became peaceful feast and became dissolution by twos and threes.

At place of this festival Committee,
Summary of Kanda Festival of the next year is announced from Shinto shrine; in each parishioner town assembly
It will begin to work for Kanda Festival of the next year concretely.
New year begins, and formal guidebook is completed by "spring big festival" on April 3, too
It will be that towns of parishioner are full of heat and excitement!



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/11/13 22:01

We demonstrate for Chiyoda-ku community cycle and test

We can borrow port anywhere for cycle in Chiyoda-ku.
We can repay to cycle port of Chiyoda-ku of any place.
We are introduced as new means of transportation of city in spread, each place in each place.

We used today from Uchikanda to Nishikanda!

In front of Chiyoda-ku sports center
Two were available in port for cycle of maple shop Building "kasanovashoppu".


We filed with smartphone and borrowed of one.
We very have a cute laterally-facing figure.


We switch on and confirm battery residual quantity!
When FL and displayed one are filled up, it is thing.
We do not run such long distance, but relief is reliable!
Then starting ...!


"There was Chiyoda, and 2, Nishikicho came close to Chiba".
We sell high quality vegetables or fruit of various parts of Japan.


Go ahead through Kanda Police street; is souvenir picture against a backdrop of the entrance of 3, Nishikicho "bachelor Hall".
"Bachelor hall" is Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property.


Jimbocho lily of the valley street. It is the front of Jimbocho 1 "Sanseido Bookstore".
Bicycle which is pretty when we take photograph in such a place is center of public attention.


We appeared to Yasukuni Dori and stopped at Jimbocho secondhand bookstore street.
It was used favor of "owner Publishing" of secondhand bookstore specialized in Edo thing.


Go ahead through brocade bloom street; 2, Sarugakucho "Sarugakucho old police box"
We adapt ourselves to town, and "chiyokuru" matches any setting well.


This place is building of Agency for Cultural Affairs registration tangible cultural property, too.
Solid building built at 1, Nishikanda is "Catholic Kanda church".


We went round from church to Shinto shrine of 2, Misakicho.
It is local deity "Misaki Inari Shrine" of districts of Jimbocho, Misakicho, Nishikanda.


chiyokuru return is port for 2, Nishikanda "Nishikanda Park" cycle.
Return procedure is easy, too!

Registration and usage of "chiyokuru" are this↓

Inquiry this (possible 24 hours)↓
The conduct main constituent the "Chiyoda-ku" administration main constituent "NTT DOCOMO"



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/11/06 21:42

Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property "house of imatsurigoto, Kanda"
It is sneak preview display after a long absence.

From Thursday, November 6 to Tuesday, November 11 from 11:00 to 17:00
Admission: 1,000 yen (500 yen lower than high school student)
※Chiyoda-ku residence, working, attendance at school 500 yen (certificate required)
◎We are closed for reservations on the afternoon of Saturday, November 8

Edo - three generations
Toshikata Mizuno Kiyokata Kaburaki Shinsui Ito

It continues from the Edo era to the Showa era,
We will follow the genealogy of Utagawa group who won fame in ukiyoe print, color woodblock print, the world of Japanese painting.
We become - Toshikata Mizuno - Kiyokata Kaburaki - Shinsui Ito in Toyokuni cherry blossom - kokuho - springtime of youth.

Wooden house which is built in Miyamoto Park that "house of imatsurigoto, Kanda" is next to Kanda Myojin
It is building which removed and rebuilt store house of the lumber dealer, Endos having been continued since the Edo era.


Cigarette case and long pipes which Mr. late late Endo storehouse used habitually form a line in the entrance hall.


Let's get out of the entrance hall.
A lot of high-quality material was used like store house of lumber dealer, and devoted itself; become made.


The second floor becomes exhibition room.
We can appreciate work in comfortable space that Japanese wooden house brings on.

Work of the front Kiyokata Kaburaki "Japanese icefish"


The fixtures and atmosphere of Japanese-style room are the best comfort to appreciate Japanese painting.

As for the left hand, the work of tokonoma, "it gets dark of snow" Shinsui Ito

Work of the right hand the Toshikata Mizuno "seaside"

To tatami-room tables of this side, we act as teacher source of Toshikata Mizuno
Toyokuni Utagawa, Kuniyoshi Utagawa, ukiyoe print prints of Utagawa springtime of youth and others form a line.


Honoring monument which praises achievements of Toshikata Mizuno who was born and raised in Kanda
It is built on main shrine rear back approach to a shrine of adjacent Kanda Myojin.
With honoring monument which pupils of Mizuno dedicated in 1923
The height is excellent monument of approximately 4 meters.
When it is stopped by by way of worship by Kanda Myojin, is it cuttlefish?

The details of sneak preview display are this ↓
"House of imatsurigoto, Kanda"



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/10/25 21:13

Good old toy Museum "mangando"

We will tell from the location place.
Address is 1-16-10, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku new Akihabara center 2F23
In this, there is, but becomes under the guard near Akihabara Station here.

Let's look at Showa-dori direction from forever bridge intersection.
On the right side (crying child falls silent?) There is forever bridge police station.
The elevated left of the Yamanote Line seen at end is Akihabara Station.
There is "mangando" with this elevated (guard).


In building under overpass which is full of feelings of the Showa era the name of "new Akihabara center!"
We will go up stairs to ton and 2F tap-tap.


Toy Museum "mangando" feeling nostalgic for slim space of underpass 2F
Funatsu of director spent time more than 30 years, and collected; is selected
2,500 points of toys are displayed.
As it is museum, 300 yen for adults, admission of student 200 yen are necessary.


Toy which was popular in those days according to the generation is displayed to showcase of each display.


We begin in the 1950s, and background is recalled in the times until the 1990s.


As for the material, as for tin plate or the soft vinyl, various. It is the genealogy of hobby of the Showa era.


Toy of enthusiast appendix slaver including plastic model of treasuring of the Showa era is 2,500 points!
Valuable display that the history and the fashion of toy of good old Showa can chase according to the generation.


Mark of entrance to new Akihabara center "mangando" is flag of security camera.
Then there is not and is "0 nimano characters" and signboard of Gunma of character of Gunma.
There are stairs which enter, and go up here to 2F immediately.
Please go to good old toy Museum "mangando"!
From 10:00 to 20:00 (Wednesday fixed closing day)



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/10/19 21:31

Saturday, October 11
Variety hall of rakugo, storytelling which only the second young person appears on
"Kanda cedar bird bower" opened.

〒101-0041 1-17, Kandasudacho, Chiyoda-ku Kato Building 2F
(building of Kanda Yabu soba front restaurant circle beautifulness)

It is entrance of "Kanda cedar bird bower" where red flag flashes on wall of Fumi Ichimatsu.
The upper entrance has crest of familiar "fukura sparrow" in town assembly in northern Sudacho, too.

When we pay door money in 2F and enter the inside, we see the stage in the front.
It is the cozy audience, but customer approximately 35 can enter.
It becomes wonderful space where live voice of comic storyteller and professional storyteller is felt close.


Atmosphere that the stage, stage are stylish.
Crest of sparrow is attached here.


Feeling that does not come if you go on stage and look at the whole of variety hall.

In variety hall "cedar bird bower" raising the young person second born new in Kandasudacho
Please go out.

Matinee is 1,000 yen day after day on seat and Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays at 500 yen night
We are going to become room lender on the end of the month from 21st!

Kanda cedar bird bower
〒101-0041 1-17, Kandasudacho, Chiyoda-ku Kato Building 2F
(building of Kanda Yabu soba front restaurant circle beautifulness)



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/10/16 21:03

Wednesday, October 15
Kanda culture lecture that reached the 17th year
The fifth scheme of "Myojin private supplementary school" (Yuichiro Ando principal of a private school) this year was performed.

Theme of lecture
Ukiyoe print ... Kanda Myojin ... which was drawn of Edo

Guest lecturer is (1882) in founding 1882
It was Kimio Koketsu of storekeeper for the Jimbocho "owner Publishing" third generation.
As for Koketsu, it is played an active part as international ukiyoe print society permanent post director.

We go and worship with all the student attending a lectures formally in main hall when we finish "Shinto lecture" by Shinto priest


60 earnest student attending a lectures filled up Kanda Myojin, saimusho hall
We cannot hide surprise in ukiyoe print about Kanda Myojin, many color woodblock prints.


Koketsu brings precious genuine ukiyoe print and develops plain lecture

Koketsu who is commenting on value being different by difference in woodcut print with the same ukiyoe print
From one piece of ukiyoe print time setting or manners and customs, scenery at the time
We pursue Edo, Meiji and the times and understand various matters.

When I see to amateur at question corner; of assent
He/she gave an answer and swelled.


Owner Publishing of Koketsu management faces Jimbocho one order eyes Yasukuni Dori.
It is secondhand bookstore more than founding 130 years to treat Japanese book, ukiyoe print, ancient map of Edo.



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/10/15 11:17

It is walk ... ... Chiyoda aimlessly

Jimbocho art spot rad

Space that culture of various genres sends, "art spot rad" are in Jimbocho.

We went to see performance held here.
Performance on this day comes time; in "Katsura Yuasa head of a tree" by group
Performance has night performance that is convenient for work return on 15th, 16th until Sunday, October 19.
The details are ⇒
It is small space, but we laugh with distance gagu ... with actor soon, and there is and is drawn into the world of fun play that there are tears in.

It was felt that play was splendid in such a space.

By the way, the next group runs "Jimbocho Japanese bantam" which is famous for "rad Rio" and "milonga" and white curry feeling old-fashioned, solid brick Showa then and actor works and seems to come.

It wants to come aimlessly.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/10/09 22:16

Precious wooden building built after the Great Kanto Earthquake disappeared by fire of last February
New store of "Yabu soba" of Kandaawajicho is completed.
"Yabu soba" restarts business from Monday, October 20!

We observed the inside by pre-opening.

Whole view
Front store was surrounded in this boarding fence that there was entrance at the corner
New store is bamboo fence on the stone wall. Planting that is full of green is given.
Entrance is the right depth of photograph.


Entrance with open feeling meets customer.
As it was pre-open invitation day, poster of various guidance was done.


Like front store bronze statue of Yabu soba first generation, Hotta seven soldier of the Imperial Guard old man
New store was installed in front of the entrance to watch.


We look at garden to the left hand from entrance and go to the entrance hall.
There will be trees of planting for pleasure of being greatly brought up from now on.


Seat on the first floor
Room seat becomes 16 seats of 77 seats in total 61 seats of chair seats.
As for the consecutive voice that great proprietress sings as the past.
And we see all only with wooden building as far as we see
It was the calm audience by fashion of a lot of feeling of cleanliness brightly.


We observed the second floor.
It became seat of 20 people in total by constitution of six seats, eight seats, six seats and three from the depths.
The second-floor seat needs reservations and we do business from November and start.

It became bright room by fashion that garden on the second floor could watch from window.

Menus such as soba
Please taste with your eyes and tongue after the opening on 20th.


When we leave shop and look back, we see so comfortable scenery from bystreet.

Tokyo succeeds calm atmosphere of front store in the middle of Kanda
While looking at green many gardens in Japanese style at wooden construction-like tasteful refreshing store
It is taste jiwaerunoha for feeling of happiness to pull in delicious liquor and soba
It is from Monday, October 20!
Wednesday fixed closing day holiday business (10/22 is open) from 11:30 to 21:00



Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2014/09/25 23:44

Bottom of guard "going out way over-road bridge" appearing in Chuo-dori in front of Akihabara Station
It is the Akihabara electronic parts street birthplace and is sacred place of electronic parts street.
The "Akihabara radio store" which went, and occupied the right side disappeared last year.

What opened in the ground of the old radio store ruins
"Assemblage" (asemburaju)
Information dispatch, Akiba guidance of Akihabara
And there are event space and workshop space.
We accept "Akiba tour" showing around deeper Akihabara!

Former Akihabara radio store goes; and hit is passage of entrance after the right tree.


Enlarged major company; "is irassha ...!", and enter in passage under no signboard; and is the right side immediately.
Transparent space fitted with glass "Assemblage" (asemburaju)


Unique scene from entrance is this.
Akihabara station square mall promotion association and Akiba.TV are run here.
For a limited time until January, 2015!


Workshop and event holding are planned in this space, too.
As tool of soldering is had always ready
Reason that can process product which we bought in underpass shop in this immediately.


Electronic work workshop and soldering classroom here for children
Workshops made with iron beads are held soon.


Well, as for the person who does not know robot enthusiast, it is said that we are not when the next pigeon says
"aruti" runs
Robot shop "robot aisle"


There is demonstration stage of robot and does not stand to robot enthusiast.


It is Manager Kawakami to pick up pretty product with smile.

This is shop until January, 2015 for a limited time, too.
But we must keep an eye on in the future of two stores of former Akihabara radio store.
And let's expect in new future development.
Pray for the future when old radio store is new!