A neighbourhood in Tokyo
Highlights around Ikebukuro
Ancient Orient Museum
A small private museum on the 7th floor of Sunshine City, specialising in Near East and Central Asian artefacts. The collection includes works from Gandhara, Palmyra and Persia.
One of the best known stores for lovers of manga and anime, including 9 floors dedicated to media, games, figurines and other character items.
Formerly part of the Ikebukuro black market district following WWII, entering the alleyway of Mikuni-Koji is like stepping back to that time. The alley is steadfast in it’s refusal to change, offering a range of small bars, shops and izakaka.
An indoor theme park by Namco, creator of Pacman, a plethora of video games, and a variety of other arcade amusements. Sitting on the second floor of Sunrise City, Namja Town includes a variety of amusements, small rides, Gyoza Stadium, and a store offering over 50 flavours of ice cream.
Otome Road - literally Maiden Road - is a major shopping haven for anime, manga, cosplay and otaku culture geared towards women.
Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo
The largest Pokemon store in Tokyo, perfect for fans of all ages. The store sells a huge variety of souvenirs, along with large figurines and decorations perfect for fan photos.
Sunshine 60 Sky Circus Deck
The Sky Circus is the observation deck on the top floor of the 240 meter tall Sunshine 60 skyscraper. With spectacular views over the city across to the Skytree, it also features some small virtual reality rides and amusements.
The Sunshine Aquarium exhibits creatures from seas, oceans and tropical forests around the world, including stingrays, sunfish, frogs, snakes, penguins, seals and otters. Located on the 10th floor of the Sunshine City complex.