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Tokyo Views In Pictures

It was July 04, 2008 when I arrived in Tokyo, that’s when Japan started finger printing & picture requirements for all foreigners. Immigration, customs people were very nice & the process was very quick. I really loved Asakusa, Harajuku, Shinjuku and Shibuya in Tokyo Japan because it is very different; overall, my visit to Tokyo, Japan was wonderful experience.

Cosplay is unique culture in Japan & some Japanese teenagers love the Cosplaying ginza japanese girl. You may be wandering what is Cosplay. Cosplay in other words mean costume display, teenagers in Japan dress in different, manga characters & hang out in different parts of the Tokyo city. Cosplay is on specific days, area & Cosplay can be seen on video game shows, as well at parties, nightclubs & amusement parks.

In summer and winter, two Cosplay events, doujinshi market & Comiket attracts thousands of manga otaku and cosplayers.

Some Japanese people find Cosplay as silly, I believe the older Japanese generation. In the west, we have punk culture & most people don't like punk culture. But Cosplay is very different. I find Cosplay very interesting.

I will write more details later but in the meanwhile take the virtual tour. During my stay in Tokyo, I made 500 pictures & I selected best 62 pictures by attractions for this hub.

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Japanese ESL 8-12 yr. olds sing and tap "Oh,When the Saints"

Japanese Chopsticks

Takeshita - Dori, Teen District of Tokyo, you see teens in flocks in this area

Ueno - Museums Wax Sculpture

Takeshita - Dori - Lolita Fashion!

A Japanese girl Cosplaying in Takeshita - Dori!

How to peel a potatoe...in japan

Asakusa Jinja is the famous & oldest temple in Tokyo!

Akihabara Anime Cars!

Akihabara Anime Cars!

Akihabara Anime Cars!

Takeshita - Dori - Lolita Fashion!

How to peel a hard boiled egg

Takeshita - Dori - Lolita Fashion!

Takeshita - Dori - Cosplay!

Takeshita - Dori - Lolita Fashion

7 - Eleven Asakusa

Akihabara - Cosplayers

Akihabara - Cosplayers

Akihabara - Cosplayers

Akihabara - Cosplayers

Akihabara

Akihabara - Anime & Electric City

Akihabara - Cosplayers

Akihabara - Anime & Electric City

Ameya yokocho, ueno, tokyo. Small shopping area where you can buy, food & clothes cheaper.

Asakusa - Side walk Crossing aid for Blind and Disabled Person's

Asakusa - Side walk Crossing aid for Blind and Disabled Person's

A Japanese police officer standing inside Metro station. Police is everywhere but only to help people because there is hardly any crime in Tokyo. Police officer

Asakusa - Side walk very clean & skid proof

Asakusa vending machines with seating arrangement

Asakusa vending machines with seating arrangement

Asakusa vending machines with seating arrangement

Asakusa Street & Bus Route Map

Okachimachi small shopping area close to the famous fish market

Okachimachi small shopping area close to the famous fish market

Takeshita - Dori, Teen District of Tokyo, you see teens in flocks in this area

Takeshita - Dori Crepe Shop Display

Ueno - I found only one Homeless person in Tokyo

Tokyo Metro - Priority Seating

Tokyo Metro - Inside View - Lots of Ads & ring handles for people who are standing during rush hours

Tokyo Metro - Electronic Sign for Next Stop

Tokyo Metro - Train Safety Gate only opens after train stops at the station

Smoking in public is not allowed but there are designated smoking areas like the one in picture - Ueno - Public Smoking Area

Tokyo Metro Station

Tokyo Metro - Sign
Tokyo Metro - Sign

Ueno - Several Museums are located in this area

Ueno - Museums Chuchoo Train
Ueno - Museums Chuchoo Train
Ueno - Museums Wax Sculpture
Ueno - Museums Wax Sculpture

Tokyo Tower

Aerial view from Tokyo Tower
Aerial view from Tokyo Tower
Aerial view from Tokyo Tower
Aerial view from Tokyo Tower
View Street through glass from the top of Tokyo Tower
View Street through glass from the top of Tokyo Tower
Street View beside Imperial Palace
Street View beside Imperial Palace

Inside Imperial Palace boundry there are several resting places because the area is huge & people need to make stops. You can rest have a snack, drink or bu

Vending Machines & Lockers with seating arrangement. where you sit down have a drink, eat, smoke & put your things in the locker too. Looks like a very

Aerial view from Tokyo Tower

Wax sculpture

Wax sculpture

Wax sculpture

Wax sculpture

Wax sculpture

A Japanese girl Cosplaying in Takeshita - Dori!

Aerial view from Tokyo Tower

Asakusa indoor shopping street

National Museum of Nature and Science

Anime

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Mr Nice 5 years ago from North America Author

Hi evvy_09,

Thanks for liking my pic's and videos. I try my best to add good stuff to my hubs. Please come back and visit my other hubs too.


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evvy_09 5 years ago from Athens, AL

Beautiful pictures, I would love to go to Tokyo. You always have the best pictures or video


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Mr Nice 6 years ago from North America Author

Hi Mam Maita,

I loved Tokyo, it is really amazing city. No Japanese kids are more cuter than Japanese ladies. Thanks for liking my hub & for the nice comments.

Good night


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prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

beautiful, I missed this one?? and of course Japanese ladies are beuatiful hehe, I like this hub Tony, nice visit, Maita


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Mr Nice 6 years ago from North America Author

Welcome celine,

I love everything about Japan too. It is a wonderful country & people are very nice too. You should visit Tokyo whenever you can go. I know you will love it. Please come again. Have a wonderful day.


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celinewayne 6 years ago

Hi mr. nice,

Thank you for sharing this adorable pics.

I love all about Japan and wish to go there one day

I love kimono, the food, anime, kids, above all they are all so creative.

Nice hubs,

very informative way of peeling the hot potato and egg =DD

i enjoy reading this hub.

arigato gosaimazu


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi gadfly; I really appreciate for your thoughts and suggestions.I had plans to visit other cities too but problem was lack of time, may be next time. But i loved my Tokyo visit.


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gadfly 7 years ago from Ojai, California

Great Photos -- you really captured the essence of Tokyo. If you are going back you should also go to Kyoto (the old capital) -- it has a totally different character from Tokyo.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi Christa;

Well I hope you can find the kind of clothes you like on this hub in Turkey too.


christa 7 years ago

Hi Mr Nice, thanks for the hub on Tokyo, I loved the Japanese girls' clothes, I'll go shopping this week and I'll try to see if I can find similar ones, it would be great to wear this kind of things for an important appointment I have sometime soon :) I'll be following your hubs, thanks again.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi japanese words! Well Mr. Nick Lancaster, you don't need to clarify because I already know that, I mentioned with each picture it's location too. I had no time to add details about my trip but I will add some details soon. Please visit again to read the details of my trip.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi SanDiegoVending! Yes very right, vending machines are everywhere in Japan but I haven't see even one vandalized. Thanks for the visit & for your comment.


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japanese words 7 years ago from Japan

Great pics Mr. Nice guy. Just as a clarification, cosplay isn't actually that common, and is only practiced by a very small percent. Most Japanese are actually embarrassed by it. It is more concentrated in places like Akihabara.


SanDiegoVending 7 years ago

They are so jazzed about vending machines over there! Cool pics :)


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi blondepoet! That's soooo sweet of you, well I was joking but now I have to think about it.

I really want to visit Australia & you never know, may be I will be in Australia any time. Do you like surprises? Thanks for your offer I will keep in touch.


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blondepoet 7 years ago from australia

Sure Mr Nice you are on..am awaiting


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi blondepoet! My next plan is to visit Australia to see you......haha. What do you think? From Australia I can take you to Bangkok, Thailand.


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blondepoet 7 years ago from australia

Woow I want to go here if you are going again may I hide in your suitcase.xo


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi gr8archer45! Thanks for the visit and for nice comment too. Yes Tokyo is a wonderful city, I had really great time & I loved it too. I am planning to publish hubs about my other trips soon. Keep watching & have a nice day.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi blondepoet! How are you long time no see. My next trip is for Australia to see you. I wish but not this time, I have plans for Europe but not sure yet. Thanks for the visit and for nice comment too. Have a nice day.


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gr8archer45 7 years ago from Pakistan

wow, wat a colorful & vibrant city. I think uploading a hub on virtual tour is a great idea!Thanx to you I just toured Tokyo sitting in front of my pc :)


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blondepoet 7 years ago from australia

WOW. These pics were awesome right up my alley.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi febriedethan! Welcome to my hub and thanks for the sweet comment. Tokyo is all about teens. They are every where in flocks. I never been to Indonesia, so I don't know. I don't have naruto's photo but I can find it and put it on. Have a wonderful day.


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febriedethan 7 years ago from Indonesia

What a great pictures Nice sama, the teens in Tokyo are very Harajuku's like. Some of teens in Indonesia adopt that style too. I love anime too, do you have photos about naruto's style ? Great hub.


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hola laringo! cómo está usted,

You are very welcome. I will try to put more pictures because I made 500 of them. I had really wonderful time & now I am in love with Tokyo & Japan as a whole country. Please come back & visit again I will be updating pictures & add some details too.

Mucha gracias, Hasta luego


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi Lgali! I was just kidding but thanx.


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California.

Thank you for photo gallery. I may not ever go to Japan but these pictures are the best I've seen of the country anywhere. I hope you had a wonderful time.


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Lgali 7 years ago

sorry for late comments


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi Lgali!

What happened you are late this time. Well I still appreciate your visit & comment. Last year I visited Montreal too. Avoir


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Lgali 7 years ago

Mr Nice, I love the pictures! Tokyo is very nice


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi AEvans!

I am glad you enjoyed the Tokyo trip. Yes it looks so real because they are made of wax. When I was in Bangkok I visited wax museum, which is really amazing. Hopefully soon I will publish hubs about my other trips. I really appreciate for your visit & the nice comment.


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AEvans 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

Now this neat I have always wanted to visit Tokyo and you took me there, I thought for a splite second the dog was real and had to take a second look. I enjoyed looking at these.:)


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Kakdila Misha!

Thanx for the visit & the comment. You should visit Tokyo, I will add more info about Tokyo & let you decide. You are welcome for the link. I will be publishing more hubs about my travel. Paka


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area

Hi Tony, very nice pics! I will go there some time hopefully, and see for myself. Thanks for the link :)


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi mayhmong!

Thanks for the offer may be one day. I lived in Rosewell, Atlanta few years ago. Atlanta is beautiful but most of the businesses close at 7Pm. I am a city person & that was the reason I moved back to New York.


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mayhmong 7 years ago from North Carolina

Sure, c'mon on down to see the redneck state of N.C!


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi Tatjana!

Did you get my message through the comment on your hub?

7 small European Countries is equal to just Tokyo 's population. Because you are not contributing enough to the world population. I believe you should.......hahaha.

Love is life......


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Tatjana-Mihaela 7 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

Ha, ha, ha, whole Croatia has 4,5 millions of people....

A lots of love....


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi mayhmong!

Yes, they are very organized. Do you think we can have self-service vending locations like this one? In North Carolina, New York or any where without being Vandalized I don't think so. I see the public telephones missing telephone directories & even receivers.

Please wait for full details I will write very soon. I believe Japanese are more civilized than some other nations. It is possible to take you with me but you have to invite me to North Carolina first.........hahaha got you.

What do you think?


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mayhmong 7 years ago from North Carolina

Tokyo is so well organized?! Not only for the smoking, venting maching area, but also for the blind folks?! Isn't Tokyo the most expensive city in the world?! It would be a dream come true if I can ever afford to go there! Next time, you gotta take me with you! ;)


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi K@ri!

Yes Tokyo is very colorful. It took me hours to first select the pictures write the titles. You know adding 52 pictures on the hub takes lots of time too.

My shoulders & arms need some rest or nice massage.

Cosplay is very common hobby for young people & you can see this in every where in Japan. Thanks for the nice comment.


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k@ri 7 years ago from Sunny Southern California

Mr Nice, I love the pictures! Tokyo is very colorful, much more than I imagined. It really looks beautiful. I can't wait to read the details! Thanks for sharing the pictures. Looks like they really get into their cosplay :)


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Hi G-Ma!

But I think you should go, Tokyo is beautiful in every sense I will write in detail soon. So come back & check again. Thanks for your comments. Hugs


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

I can't say I want to go there...looks really crowded and way bigger then I imagined...am so happy for you though and thanks for sharing such great shots...G-Ma :O) Hugs


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Mr Nice 7 years ago from North America Author

Dobro sam Kako si Tatjana!

I loved Tokyo & in future I will stay there for extended period. Current population of Tokyo is 33,473,000 millions. I took 500 pictures but added 52 selective here.

Forever love...


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Tatjana-Mihaela 7 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

Wow, Tony, you visited Tokyo. Nice pics. It is very crowded and big town. How many people are living there?

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