Posts tagged "Koenji"
Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori 2014

Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori 2014

When I wrote up the earlier entry about my initial walk around Kōenji (高円寺), I got the feeling that I had done the neighborhood a disservice, with my late morning visit managing to capture it at its least flattering time during the day. I described the evening atmosphere based on others’ accounts and noted my...
Koenji

Koenji

Kōenji (高円寺) is a neat little community in Suginami Ward that punches well above its weight in terms of both high-quality human scale development and cultural assets. Chiefly, it is known as the birthplace of punk music in Japan, a tradition which continues on through independent music of many types in its intimate live performance...