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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: 2018/12/11 15:29

Kanda Myojin from the foundation of 730 (730)
For the future to foundation 1300 (2029)
We greatly send traditional culture of Japan, Edo widely

Kanda Myojin cultural exchange building EDOCCO is completed on November 30.
It finally becomes the open opening of business on Saturday, December 15 of the end of this week.

Seeing from main hall, Kanda Myojin cultural exchange hall is the right 4-story building fitted with glass.
The cinnabar red gate of the front is the Shinto gate of 1975 erection to become entrance to the Kanda Myojin precincts.

Even if main of this building is called anything, it may be said that it is the second-floor Kanda Myojin hall.
It becomes hall which can conjugate from entertainment to business widely.

Kanda Myojin hall is 400 people by taking a seat.
It becomes multipurpose hall which 700 people put by standing.

Scenery from terrace of the second-floor Kanda Myojin hall is wonderful, too.
Main hall and the precincts that became large, the big sky, cityscape of Akihabara,
And we can foresee far to the Skytree.

God bill conferment place of Shinto shrine is on the first floor of cultural exchange building on the right side of entrance.
We treat bill and lucky charm, paper fortune of Kanda Myojin and confer.

In addition, there is souvenir shop which featured the theme of tradition and innovation.
Sweets or sake original in cafe
Menu to be able to enjoy is prepared for even at night even by lunch.
As for shop and the cafe, shop of sake is business until 22:00 until 18:00.

EDOCCO STUDIO (edokkosutajio) is on the first floor under the ground.
It becomes space that can actually experience traditional culture and entertainment of Japan and Edo.

In hall of Kanda Myojin cultural exchange building
Blue, Blue, blue (picture) rising dragon (picture) of Morio Matsui (painter)
Ebisu-like sacred image of Ryohei Miyata (metalworking writer)
In Saito such as Nishijin brocade, Kanda great gracious god festival illustrated map of Taro (kimono designer)
We can see work of art.
◎Photograph uses data photographed in 12/11 press preview

Kanda Myojin cultural exchange building EDOCCO
It is December 15 10:00 opening!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/12/08 13:35

In Ochanomizu from Finland
Santa Claus came over♬
December 8 sat
Ochanomizu sun Clair B1 open space became all in the Christmas mood!

It is introduced themselves by child and father mother that Mayor Masami Ishikawa Chiyoda arrived.
Christmas event of this Santa seems to become the Nantes twelfth, too.

Open space of venue is as you see.
It is full of child and father mothers. It is full great bustle!
From children, cheers of ... which Santa had a big broke out!

Santa handed the letter from Finland to Mayor Ishikawa.

Question corner to Santa of children is quite popular, too.
Some went on stage and posed cute question to Santa!
With many, and child that children who visited venue wear clothes on Christmas is ...

Children who wore pretty clothes which Santa chose
We spent happy time being summoned to stage.

In venue, in addition
Live stage of Christmas song,
Workshop making hat of Santa, picture book, coloring corner
A lot of programs that children can enjoy.

It was pleasant Christmas society of Ochanomizu sun Clair!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/11/24 14:45

Saturday, November 24
Clothing shop-cho gives all power having been continued since the Edo era and holds
Iwamotocho, Higashikanda family bazaar
The 79th first day began.

Family bazaar venue,
JR, Akihabara Station (Showa-dori Exit)
Tsukuba express, Akihabara Station (Exit A1)
Subway, Hibiya Line Akihabara Station (Exit 4)
It is immediate on foot from subway, Iwamotocho Station (Exit A4)!
Izumi Bridge appearing in the Kanda River is mark.

It is state of about 11:00 on 24th for the first day.
We go ahead through venue to the middle and are the situation that looked back toward Showa-dori side.
In when increase, and is state of the large prosperity.

On Saturday, December 1 2nd Sunday of next week
We hold family bazaar.
Please go out!
Let alone men's wear, ladies' wear, clothing including children's clothes
We have a lot of miscellaneous goods products for day, and bargains are varied!

It is immediate event that is quite popular separately from shopping from venue
We leave anchorage of Izumi Bridge

Skytree Cruise of late fall
Large pleasure boat of 3, Asakusabashi Uraya sails three flights a day. (adult 1,000 yen)
From 11:00 to 12:30 - 14:00 ...
◎Can photograph in ship from deck at Skytree shooting spot; is with benefits
◎Ticket is sale on first-come-first-served basis in the headquarters of bazaar venue than 09:30 on the day.

Of course, as for the clothing, as for the thing, there is even thing in the summer in winter of autumn.
Lineup of handling product is considerably abundant.

Successful lottery of luxurious prize was popular, and rotation of application box was great congestion, too.

European colorful brand-name products
He/she has you pick up and look at slowly and carefully.

Unique woolen hand-knitted colorful products formed a line.

Shoemaker raises label of awful discount, too and is done business well.

There are many daily necessities and miscellaneous goods, food stores and be opened a store
We seem to have abundant kitchen knife, cutting board, pan, accessories, local special product food, too.

There is stand village in two places, and popular menu of each place flocks.
Popular kitchen car opens a store in each place.
Stomach is satisfactory, and souvenir is Higashikanda, Iwamoto-cho family bazaar venue which we can purchase, too
Please enjoy autumn day enough.

On Saturday, December 1 2nd Sunday of next week
We hold family bazaar.
Please go out!
The details → .com

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/11/06 15:52

Monday, October 22
Transfer type protection cat cafe "Chiyoda cafe which becomes mew"
We opened in Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku 4-8-12 former inn, east hall!

We repair old inn "east hall" built in 1952 1F and are run.
Is street of one south side from Kuramae bridge street, from Ginza Line, Suehirocho Station as a 2-minute walk.
It is in place for approximately five minutes on foot from JR Akihabara Station.

It is cafe of soft atmosphere to come in contact with protection cat.
Please consult with the staff about transfer of protection cat.

It is state in pretty cafe shop.
Five protection cats spent time leisurely freely on that day.

Frisk happily, and play; and ...

There was child of meal time, too.

We have been glared when we looked in bottom of sofa.

It is this child to have dozed off in color box with zu!

It was pretty and totally came out like figurehead at grain pause!
This child is child protected in Iwamotocho.

Cafe administration "Chiyoda meeting which becomes mew"
Meeting where Chiyoda becomes mew is Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku
We cooperate with the government and cooperate and work on problem of "cat without owner".

cafe where transfer type protection cat cafe Chiyoda becomes mew

1F in 101-0021 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku 4-8-12 former inn, east hall
◎The details including business day, system are this↓
Official homepage

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/11/04 14:49

The eighth "Kanda curry Grand Prix 2018"
It was held in brook open space on Sunday on 4th on November 3 (soil celebration)!

20 stores which fought successfully through qualifier in Kanda area compete for the grand prix in brook open space.
By some trees of brook open space are atmospheres that may begin to be stained with autumnal scenery, too.

Main gate of curry Grand Prix venue of brook open space.
The venue is full of curry enthusiasts.
Curry enthusiast goes in and out incessantly!

Performance and lives various on stage in venue in sequence
It is performed and we are relaxed while eating everybody curry and are enjoyed!

It is eating and drinking space and stage in the center of venue.
Best 20 stores which fought successfully through qualifier form a line in both venue sides.

The venue is great congestion, but maintenance of line is carried out precisely and is safe in good order!
We stand in line of favorite curry person, everybody, and are.

Workshop of event supporting company seems to be fun, too!
This is long with popularity, too; was able to stand in line.

Polling place is installed in doorway of venue.
The grand prix right becomes decision by vote of arrived everybody.
The deadline of vote is 16:00 on Sunday, November 4
Well, what shop is it to shine with 2018 curry Grand Prix?

Result of the eighth "Kanda curry Grand Prix 2018" is this↓↓
☆Grand prix MAJI CURRY (serious curry)
☆Associate grand prix Joey Al curry
☆The third place     Spice box
◎Curry Meister Prize spice box

Kanda curry Grand Prix
The details are this →

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/10/29 15:01

Saturday, October 27 28th Sunday
We wait and share "Kanda sports Festival" and schedule of blog previous citation
The 28th "Jimbocho book Festival"
It became bustle of the large prosperity for cause two days of blue sky of good weather!

It is scenery of familiar Suruga Her Excellency intersection.
"We enshrine Kanda secondhand book" in right Yasukuni Dori until from Friday, October 26 to Sunday, November 4
"Cherry tree street" which also spreads out more the left "lily of the valley street"
It becomes main venue of Jimbocho book Festival.

Big signboard of book festival be built over entrance according to lily of the valley
Stage is made in the bottom, and performance is developed
New Orleans jazz or Cuban Latin music are played noisily brightly
Course tempts people passing away to according to lily of the valley in sequence!

What do you sell by Jimbocho book Festival?
Secondhand bookstore-cho sits in a row, and Yasukuni Dori sells every "secondhand book" literally.
Jimbocho book Festival is event of town Jimbocho of book in the same way
As it is new book bookstore and festival affiliated with publishing company, we sell new books!

As you see we fill up lily of the valley street with products with book and person and are all done
It became bustle as we could not move.

We left lily of the valley street for approximately one minute
Open space accessible to anyone of Jimbocho Mitsui Building becomes "this open space of child".
Children who arrived with daddy, mom seeking children's books are full.
Of picture book, children's book annual in family where there is small child
Wagon sale becomes great popular place to the people in the know.

On stage in open space music program of live performance
Story-telling of picture book, story was carried out.

Person goes to "Sakura Street" across Shiroyama Street from lily of the valley street.
Fortune-telling corner was popular yellowtail so popular that there are always lines!
In addition, of course there is eating and drinking booth in venue according to lily of the valley
In Sakura Street, marquee of local gourmet links the eaves!

Locate book of guide, everybody, and is tired a little, and is hungry; and ...
We went to tent of favorite shop and satisfied appetite.
Because it is autumn of reading and autumn of appetite!

Jimbocho book Festival
It was full of crowds of the large prosperity very much for two days.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/10/28 17:26

Extreme popularity!
Kanda professional wrestling! !
Two days on Saturday, October 27 28th Sunday
"Kanda sports Festival" is held in Yasukuni Dori Kandaogawamachi sports street, brook open space.
Kanda professional wrestling carried out in brook open space was quite popular upsurge.

Is instruction of wrestlers from 13:00; "little child professional wrestling classroom"
We learned wrestler training-like squat, push-up.
It was a lot of sweat, or there was parents, too and seemed to enjoy.

Tag match of first game 3vs3 
Association of Kanda from long-time outside scuffle for breath defeated association of villain.
Association of villain who lost, and was ousted from Kanda was considerable popularity!

Hall live broadcast and commentary of Announcer cause Japanese TV all-Japan professional wrestling Nakatsugi
It was Kenji Wakabayashi (the photograph depths)

The second game 
Of two sets that foreign male wrestler and Japanese woman wrestler made
Mixed tag match
We develop game of incandescence of Itai ttebatte feeling!

Foreign male wrestler develops the splendid skill, too!
A lot of aerial assaults full of sense of speed were able to show, too!

Main event third game
With Keiichi Sato of wrestler from local Masanori school baseball club
Kanda curry mask next faced.
Keiichi Sato breaks curry mask next
Big cheers were heated, and they were caused.

We developed close game of three games and rolled up brook open space in whirlpool of excitement
All of Kanda professional wrestling.

It is daring action notice by Kanda professional wrestling in the Kanda Myojin precincts on Saturday, March 30 in the next spring.
Look forward to!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/10/26 12:53

Specialty of the 59th Tokyo Kanda secondhand book Festival
We began on Friday, October 26 today.
You can enjoy until Sunday, November 4.
In the venue, Yasukuni Dori from Suruga Her Excellency intersection to Senshu Univ. intersection is main.

The following photographs are states of the morning for the first day today.
It was the first day on weekdays, but was crowded with frightful popular yellowtails.

Jimbocho intersection Iwanami Building open space

Bystreet of the Iwanami Building back is quite popular, too.

Well, it is prosperous very much with crowd that you are watching from the first day of authority of Yasukuni rihatoiuto.

We overcharge boom at night, and lantern is lighted and can enjoy atmosphere of different towns again!

Anyway because is sales such as more than 1000000 ancient books; ...

memmokuyakunyo of town "Jimbocho" of world's best secondhand bookstore!
Because shops more than 170 do wagon sale, it is grand.
Kanda secondhand book Festival
It is holding until Sunday, November 4! Please go out!


On tomorrow Saturday, October 27 and 28th Sunday
Around lily of the valley street and Sakura Street

The 28th Jimbocho book Festival holding!
Booth of new book bookstore and publishing company is lined with this and is grand!
Sale of children's book seems to be quite popular with moms, too.
You can enjoy booth of local delicious eating and drinking!

Tomorrow on Saturday, October 27 and 28th Sunday
In venue main in Ogawamachi, Yasukuni Dori and brook open space
The 24th Kanda sports Festival 2018!
Please enjoy in total!

Let alone shopping and lottery of lift ticket
Please enjoy Kanda professional wrestling or physical fitness test in brook open space!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/10/20 14:57

Heart that shining Chiyoda leads to
The 16th "welfare Festival"
It was held in Chiyoda-ku government office, brightness plaza on Saturday, October 20!

Opening ceremony
Welfare Festival began by greetings of Chairperson Chiyoda-ku Council of Social Welfare Keizo Tanabe.

Mayor Masami Ishikawa Chiyoda inspects venue slowly, too.
It was interchanged with people and group of towns in sale booth or display booth.

On main stage of inhabitant of a ward hall from 11:00 to past 15:00
Various groups and circles come up in sequence!
We enjoyed performance of music, reading drama, recitation of a Chinese poem or karaoke.

The cause of sunlight that is warm outdoors of Chiyoda-ku government office
There were a lot of people that we ate delicious thing, and talk became lively.

Eating and drinking stand named welfare Festival dining room was great bustle.
It is inarizushi for Frankfurt, isobe firing to takoyaki, cotton candy, yakisoba
We enjoyed nadonado fair feeling. Photograph is taiyaki stand!

In brightness plaza venue, ward office 4F venue
Display and sale, workshop, photography corner, welfare experience corner
There was a lot of useful information including the welfare and disaster prevention.

Opening welfare Festival closed curtain in closing ceremony and lottery meet of 15:00 at 10:30, too.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/10/18 10:43

Kanda karucha club "Myojin private supplementary school"
It is culture lecture of Kanda Myojin counting the 21st year in this year.
Theme of this year "world III of the beauty and artisan of Edo"
On Wednesday, October 17 in shindemmeishinsaimusho hall
The fifth scheme of this year was performed, and students of approximately 50 people gathered.

Part 1 "Kanda Myojin and culture lecture" of from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00
Rikutaro Manabe, teacher of University of Tokyo is performed invitation of to this lecturer
"Kanda Myojin of how to catch and Heisei of city area of Kanda" lecture
How to catch of town walk of Kanda city area and physical environment, social environment, urban development.
And make
animation or map and collaboration as way of enjoying Kanda Myojin of Heisei
Way of enjoying utilized historic contents. The ways of sightseeing were talked about.

In Myojin private supplementary school at the time of the every time Part 1 end including Yuichiro Ando principal of a private school
Guest lecturer, all of students gather, and there is worship in main hall.

From past 7:00 p.m. Part 2 "talk with lecture and guest lecturer of Ando principal of a private school"
This theme "soba of Edo"
At first Ando principal of a private school is "flour milling circumstances of soba culture - Edo of Edo" lecture.
The situation of the history and noodle shop of Edo soba, Edo suburbs farm village which supported soba
There was story of waterwheel which was indispensable to flour milling work.

Ando principal of a private school introduces guest lecturer afterwards.
Ichiro Horii of well-established noodle shop "Sarashina" of Kandanishikicho storekeeper was introduced.

Ichiro Horii is storekeeper for the Kanda "Sarashina" founded in 1869 fourth generation in 1869.

Meeting's chairperson of Edo Kanda soba, Edo soba Rie authorization lecture lecturer,
Chairperson 3, Kandanishikicho first town Kaimachi, Chiyoda-ku welfare meeting director
Under KANDA renaissance "Yuto of noodle shop" serialization.

Footprint of the Horiis and Sarashina and you.
Relations with having been the only branch store of Azabu Nagasaka Sarashina.
Story only for here concerning soba of Edo.
People and talk of famous customer that we were concerned with at the past and the present.
Explanation of soba served more now in shop
It was told relations with Kanda Myojin, that we wanted to challenge from now on.