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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: 2011/10/28 17:53

The fastest report!

We went for holding, "Kanda sports Festival" today until Sunday on 30th from Friday, October 28.

Kanda brook open space where photograph becomes main venue.
We may say the first day today, and it looks like it is not crowded still more.

However, from tomorrow featured plan first Kanda curry Grand Prix of this year
We hold!
Two days of dream that curry of individual new store, curry people of royal road gather from well-established curry of Kanda!
Of curry eat, and can compete!
This time started in earnest and was taken a lot up in media that we tried for the first time!
The photograph is booth of curry Grand Prix. We should have long lines here tomorrow.

This "fun lottery" of sports Festival common usage. Various sporting goods hit!

Furthermore, it is sold early reservation discount ski lift ticket only in sacred place Kanda sports shop street of winter sports!
From each skiing area sale. Pleasure of this winter is this!

This is Yasukuni Dori venue. There is PR booth of skiing area on street much.

The details of 2011 Kanda sports Festival, Kanda curry Grand Prix
Please see link as follows.
From Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30. As for the neighborhood, Ogawamachi Station, Jimbocho Station are convenient.

Sports Festival      → The details click this.
Kanda curry Grand Prix → The details click this.


It is held in neighbor Jimbocho what we want to enjoy in conjunction with sports Festival,
"Kanda secondhand book Festival" (blog introduced yesterday) "Jimbocho book Festival"

Book festival this,
It is held on "Jimbocho lily of the valley street" with entrance in Suruga Her Excellency intersection from tomorrow!

This is state of secondhand book Festival. Along Jimbocho Yasukuni Dori, bookshelf is already already full!

Kanda secondhand book Festival 
From Thursday, October 27 to Wednesday, November 9 → The details are this

Jimbocho book Festival
From Saturday, October 29 to Sunday, October 30 → The details are this 

Kanda of the end of this week is really hot! !
Carry foot by all means, everyone.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/10/27 17:31

Secondhand book Festival is carried out today until from October 27 to November 9, various events about book
It is held.

It was the first day on weekdays today, but was full of a large number of one in time of the lunch break.

The mountains and price of the collection of books which we want to pick up just carelessly.
Because there is book of every field, can come across book which surely arouses interest; or
A lot of events in particular include wagon sale too on Saturday and Sunday, too.
Marunouchi shuttle which usually operates Marunouchi free only on Saturday and Sunday on 29th 30th particularly
We extend as "autumn festival issue" in Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara.

The end of this week is Sunday, Jimbocho bukkufesuti in others for from Friday to 30th for Kanda sports festival 28 days
Baru 29th from Saturday to 30th Sunday, music Festival 29th from Saturday to 30th Sunday Kanda
There are full of events including Sunday for from Saturday to 30th for curry Grand Prix 29 days.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/10/25 22:00

It is built in Chiyoda-ku Miyamoto Park who is next to Kanda Myojin
Solid wooden construction architecture "house of Kanda" is Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property.

"Family of Kanda" administers NPO corporation and runs "family of Kanda".

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Shakuhachi and live of drum performance were performed as venue in "house of Kanda" the second floor Japanese-style room!

"House of Kanda" where positive comes in in Miyamoto Park among green, and contrast is beautiful

The left: We give a performance in shakuhachi Akihisa Kominato (kominatoakihisa 1978 life) world ten several countries
The right: Evaluation that is high by drum Keita Kanazashi (kanazashikeita 1979 life) foreign countries performance

We can take in sound at point-blank range that player and the audience cannot taste by hall concert.
Performance in Italy seems to have in two people, next month.

Approximately 20 audiences do breath of shakuhachi and beating of drum full of dynamism in one of eyes.
Time when is instant as for the performance for 70 minutes for matinee.

After live, visitors observe "house of Kanda" and
Atmosphere that is cozy when we talk pleasantly with two people who just finished performance in garden.
In wooden construction architecture "house of Kanda" that is valuable in this warm space and time, and is rare Nara.

In "house of Kanda" in future mainly on plan of such "sum"
It is with plan to hold event.

NPO corporation "house of Kanda" has a lot → This
Staff blog of "house of Kanda" → This


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/10/22 19:15

Kanda contact street Store Association as for this year
We are holding "Kanda contact thanks Festival"! 

When we do shopping in member shop during period on Friday for from Monday, October 17 to 28th and eat and drink
He/she stamps contact happy card with stamp.
We can draw lots in fortune-telling for free, three in fortune-telling half price, two with one stamp.
In lottery as for the embarkation tickets of meeting of pair accommodation coupon, game console, Kanda barge,
Product is prepared in various ways.

Mall is striking distance according to contact from the Kanda Station north exit, the east exit.
It is mall spreading out from Kanda Police street to Yasukuni Dori along JR high shelf.
(we extend over 2, Kajicho, east Matsushitacho, 2, Sudacho)

Event was carried out at mall on Friday, October 21 and did well.

All of so orchids of "we invite and dance dance" having thick good point
We heap up mall by dance performance noisily from 18:00.

Office workers at the time of weekday leaving the office stops (or at bar)
He/she does beating time with hands, and mall is filled with smile and cheers.

Finally at the end of the dance forest store's chairperson as for general people of beginning sightseeing
Diving atmosphere reached in ring of dance at the climax.

Invite; everybody of Kanda musical accompaniment "willow musical accompaniment" of Sudacho local next to dance as for the appearance.
Some rain became strong and became performance in tent
Tune of unbearable musical accompaniment spread in venue to Kanda native of festival enthusiast.

◎Fortune-telling and lottery are from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday for from Wednesday, October 26 to 28th
(receptionist of fortune-telling is until 6:00 p.m.)

☆☆ Please go out in Store Association according to contact ☆☆

Chiyoda-ku mall alliance society event blog → This


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/10/17 22:24

Theme "moment when my town, my home is wonderful"
Cable TV which covers Chiyoda-ku, Bunkyo-ku, Arakawa-ku
Tokyo Cable Network (TCN) sponsorship
The second drama-like photocontest examination committee
It is held in Tokyo Cable Network (TCN) meeting room on October 13
Each prize prize winner was fixed after fair examination.

★Prize, prize contents
[the grand prix] (for one person) ... prize money 100,000 yen
[award for excellence] (two) ... prize money 30,000 yen
[each various people Prize] (each one ward) ... gift certificate 10,000 yen
[winning a prize] (20) ... book card 5,000 yen
★Blue-ribbon Tokyo Dome hotel prize
[memorial day prize of two people] (for one person) ... Tokyo Dome hotel pair accommodation coupon
★Blue-ribbon Tokyo Dome hotel prize>
[prize for good smile] (five) ... "rirassa" lunch buffet pair complimentary ticket

Examination chairperson ..., Sadahiro Koizumi (photographer)
Special examination committee ... Tateyama Nishihira (graphic designer
Special examination committee ... Keita Ueno (illustrator)
※The secretariat staff joins examination, too.

Anchorwoman idol mom who is familiar in area running around each Chiyoda, Bunkyo, Arakawa ward
"tabachan, also known as Megumi Tabata examines application photograph with usual smile well, too".

Fair examination is carried out in the secretariat staff with three judges.

We finish examination and photograph souvenir picture with smile of breath relievedly.
From the left
Special examination committee ... Keita Ueno (illustrator)
Megumi Tabata, also known as TCN caster "tabachan"
Examination chairperson ..., Sadahiro Koizumi (photographer)
Special examination committee ... Tateyama Nishihira (graphic designer)

Less than grand prix, announcement of prize winner are the beginning of November
We are announced on Tokyo Cable Network (TCN) homepage.
TCN homepage → This


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/10/11 21:48

Sunday, October 30
Kanda Myojin "higashinichihondaifuruiwazawaifukukyochinwazawaishinyotogosai"
It is held around Chuo-dori of Kanda, Nihonbashi.

On the day cruise road that we showed on the following map until about half past 6 of the evening from 9:00 a.m.
Akira Kanda Kanagawa Univ. miniature shrine be carried on their shoulder well by all parishioners
We are going to go round in hope of revival of great earthquake disaster in parishioner area.

In addition, it is Chuo-dori of Nihonbashi area on the same day, but
"Nihonbashi, Kyobashi parade" in celebration of the Nihonbashi bridging 100th anniversary is held
It will be that Chuo-dori around Nihonbashi becomes great bustle!

◎shindemmeishinshinyotogosaishosai → This
◎Nihonbashi cross-linked 100 anniversary parade → This

※Poster map image: Kanda Myojin possession (All rights reserved)


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/09/28 21:30

One of best Edo old town established speaking of Kanda Renjakucho early in the Edo era.
Atmospheric wooden building links the eaves in current 1, Sudacho, the north side of Yasukuni Dori
One house of well-established town, Tokyo only angler store specializing in food shirred, and "they visited source".
It is founded in 1830 and is the history of 180 years how.

We came to have daytime set meal today.
There are a variety of daytime set meals at time not to be able to get of summer angler from spring.

The appearance that we are just looking and are excited about. It is Tokyo designation landmark architecture.
"Pine" and "Yabu soba" "peony" "bamboo irregularity" is appointed more in this town.
He/she pleases eyes and meal for flavor of splendid wooden building both.

Time passes just to look at signboard of the entrance circumference.
Okay, we enter!

We enter and leave shoes and receive footgear tag and go up the entrance hall to the second floor.
Place where small window next to stairs is vacant is counter. We settle account in way home this.
It turns out that it is elaborate made in gorgeousness that even amateur is surprised at when we look at ceiling.

Fresh saury seems to enter, this "saury sashimi set meal"

Freshly-fried crunchy "tempura set meal" which is burning hot as for this
Rice by two shares is put in the rice chest leisurely, and food advances.

Thank you for the delicious meal.
It was a daytime time when we were elegant among artworks in window seat in front of tokonoma.

"We shirred, and source" young gentleman saw off at the entrance in front of old-fashioned counter.

Of "shirr source" where this that this was rare now was embezzled for many years is footgear tag.
String nashioo visitor keeps and is attached string to shoes that there being left.

It is seasonal season of "angler" in winter from coming autumn.
Daytime menu becomes "angler", too.
"Shirr source" in detail → This (official site)


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/09/22 23:36

Thursday, September 22 "of Kanda Myojin (Otemachi 1)
We perform soothing of divine spirit of Kanda Myojin Sannomiya enshrined deity, Masakado Taira life (sea bream and others possibly with which medium)
"Masakado mound annual festival" was performed saiko of.

[festival in front of Masakado mound] General one of - a lot of is visited at 13:30, too and is attended.

[with Masakado mound] ※Kanda Myojin homepage quotation
 It is grave that Masakado mound enshrines neck (and we know by sight) of Prince Masakado Taira and grinds and is the ground of the Kanda Myojin foundation at the same time again. We were put in this ground by relation people of Prince Masakado, and, after the revolt of the Tenkyo era, grave was built.
In the Kagen year (1302-5), natural disaster was able to trouble beginning villagers afterwards in around Masakado mound. It became (1307) in 1307, and the soul of Prince Masakado was performed requiem of by Buddhist priest, true teachings holy priest of the Jishu sect, and posthumous Buddhist name of lotus Amitabha was referred. Settle down by request of villagers afterwards; is the open basis in Jishu sect temple, Shibasaki dojo studio sun temple.
This temple moved to Asakusa later. Furthermore, we enshrined (1309), Prince Masakado together in Kanda Myojin in 1309.
 Prince Ieyasu Tokugawa opened the Edo Shogunate in (1616) in outbound 1616 in the times and would expand Edo-jo Castle, and therefore Kanda Myojin did utsushiza in the current ground equal to the table unlucky direction protection of Edo-jo Castle. Masakado mound was just left and occupied corner of mansion of daimyos and we worshiped politely and were done. Portable shrine ornamented with the miniature of a golden phoenix at the top, miniature shrine does togo at the time of Kanda Festival by all means from the Edo era, and Shinto ritual is performed and is able to continue the ancient ceremony now. In addition, we hold Masakado mound annual festival every year on day of the equinoctial week of September. In March, 1971, we were appointed to Tokyo designated cultural assets (capital historic site).

[Masakado mound annual festival] 14:30 ...
We move venue to MITSUI & CO., and approximately 120 people concerned with historic spot Masakado mound preservation party are the attendance.
Kanda Myojin parish representative, member of Masakado mound preservation society, representative of parishioner town assembly,
There are scheme-proof, shrine key scheme, head fireman, and annual festival Shinto ritual is held at regular beech or altar.

Shrine maiden's dance is dedicated, and annual festival Shinto ritual is finished without delay and becomes peaceful feast (there is me).

As for Kanda Myojin, Otorii chief priest and Chairperson evil society, Chiyoda City Tourism Association, Takagi
It was had a pleasant chat peacefully.

When party is in full swing, but there is convenience of time, too; time of ... closing.
It became end in scheme-proof, shrine key scheme, lumber-carriers' work song of celebration by head fireman people in evening.


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/09/09 21:52

We go ahead through Sotobori Street from intersection of Awajicho to the Sotokanda area.
While seeing large-scale construction of Awajicho redevelopment advances to the left hand in looking askance at
We cross Shohei Bridge appearing in the Kanda River.
Sobu Line comes and goes in pine house town movable bridge of force above the head.

As soon as turn left across Shohei Bridge; ...
Red and a silver armor-clad warrior who jump into eyes. We opened on August 16
It is "yoroikabutoko*kobogambu".

Red and silver of force that person passing away on street stops foot unintentionally and watches with display.
"Shingen Takeda" reminding of the Battle of Kawanakajima "Kenshin Uesugi" model.

Fragrance of orchid of celebration will contain opening soon in fragrant shop.

It is said to war-torn country history fan that we look in the left with the red preparation of familiar Sanada
Cool the liver of Tokugawa at camp of Osaka winter, summer camp, as samurai save the face
Armor which is crimson of Yukimura Sanada model that we made slaying death is strong.
Kanetsugu Naoe's armor look forms a line in the neighbor Toshiie Maeda, Masamune Date, a little apart.

pittashi and the stylish staff who fitted in meet in atmosphere of shop.

Whose model will armor look like this legendary crow-billed tengu be?
Spear and sword of specifications hang over wall for the age of civil strife, too and attach Aya.

Gorgeous armor helmet armor of the front is his Hideyoshi Toyotomi model.

We produce with movie and TV, and "yoroikabutoko*kobogambu" is broadcasted now
Utilization in fields such as armor, helmet, armor of times history thing is well-known store of 90%.

"yoroikabutoko*kobogambu" 2-1-15, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku (Kanda pine house town) → This


Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2011/09/03 23:23

Funabashi ittaino Festival picture exhibition

Of Kazuhiro Funabashi of Kandasakumacho-born festival illustrator
Private exhibition of the tenth anniversary of the illustrator until from Saturday, September 3 to 11th Sunday
It is held at the Sanseido Jimbocho head office (lily of the valley street).

In watercolor which does not let you be which went
Festival and miniature shrine of each place, scenery in year of downtown area are described
It is private exhibition that a lot of fans were looked forward to.

We go on hall venue of 8F by elevator of the front entrance side.

Festival illustrator said; when do not let be; meeting of wife.

The master of well-known store "sasama" of Japanese sweet of Jimbocho
Said with usual stylish kimono look; when do not let be; chat appreciation.

It comes, and pro-daughter of Matsunaga-cho is talking pleasantly peacefully, too.

As well as display, we sell the Nantes Nantes original picture this time
Some prices are on.
At corner of goods which do not let be which went postcard or Pochi bag
There were a lot of pretty products which reproduced the original picture.

We are holding at the Sanseido Jimbocho head office until Sunday, September 11.