Akasaka with Akasaka-mitsuke Station beneath the intersection in the foreground
(January 1, 2016)
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Akasaka (赤坂) is a residential and commercial district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located west of the government center in Nagatachō and north of the Roppongi district.
Akasaka (including the neighboring area of Aoyama) was a ward of Tokyo City from 1878 to 1947, and maintains a branch office of the Minato City government.
In neighbouring Moto-Akasaka (literally "original Akasaka") to the North:
Previously Jaleco Holding had its headquarters in the Akasaka DS Building (赤坂DSビル, Akasaka DS Biru) in Akasaka.
The Japanese offices of the following are based in Akasaka:
Akasaka's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ( in English,in Japanese).
Akasaka High School was operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education. It closed down in March 2009. It reopened the next month as the Aoyama campus of Ōta Sakuradai High School .
Third Junior & Senior High School of Nihon University was previously in Akasaka, but it moved to Machida in 1976.
The Akasaka Library has moved to a new building in 2007, near the Aoba Park and the Aoyama-itchōme subway station.
Wowow Inc., listed as TYO: 4839, is a private satellite broadcasting and premium satellite television station in Japan. Its headquarters are located on the 21st floor of the Akasaka Park Building in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo. Its broadcasting center is in Koto, Tokyo.
Central Japan Railway Company is the main railway company operating in the Chūbu (Nagoya) region of central Japan. It is officially abbreviated in English as JR Central and in Japanese as JR Tōkai. Tōkai is a reference to the geographical region in which the company chiefly operates.
The Tokyo Metro is a major rapid transit system in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo Metro Co. While it is not the only rapid transit system operating in Tokyo, it has the higher ridership among the two subway operators: in 2014, the Tokyo Metro had an average daily ridership of 6.84 million passengers, while the other system, the Toei Subway, had 2.85 million average daily rides.
Minato is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is also called Minato City in English.
TBS Holdings, Inc., formerly Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc., is a Japanese media and licensed broadcasting holding company. It is the parent company of the television network TBS Television, Inc. and radio network TBS Radio & Communications, Inc. (株式会社TBSラジオ&コミュニケーションズ). It has a 28-affiliate news network called JNN, as well as a 34-affiliate radio network called JRN.
Aoyama (青山) is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of Tokyo, located in the northwest portion of Minato Ward. The area is well known for its international fashion houses, cafes and restaurants.
Tameike-Sannō Station is a subway station in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is located in the ward of Chiyoda and Minato.
BS-TBS, Inc. is a Japanese satellite broadcasting station headquartered in Akasaka Gochome, Minato, Tokyo. Its channel name is BS-TBS. It is a member television station of Japan News Network.
Nogizaka Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.
Akasaka Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line in the Akasaka district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metro.
Akasaka-mitsuke Station is a subway station in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.
The Hie Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Nagatachō, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. Its June 15 Sannō Matsuri is one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo. Other names for the shrine include Hiyoshi Sannō-sha, Hiyoshi Sannō Daigongen-sha, Edo Sannō Daigongen, Kōjimachi Sannō, Sannō-sha, and Sannō-sama.
akasaka Sacas is commercial complex in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan, where the TBS Broadcasting Center and the site of the "Akasaka 5-chome TBS Development Project" stand.
Akasaka Blitz (赤坂BLITZ) was a music venue in Minato, Tokyo, which opened in April 1996, and was owned and operated by Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. On September 22, 2020, the venue was permanently shut down due to COVID-19. As part of a redevelopment plan that involved the demolition of several TBS buildings in the area, it closed from 2003 until its reopening on March 20, 2008. Since the naming rights were acquired by the Mynavi Corporation, the venue has been known as Mynavi Blitz Akasaka (マイナビBLITZ赤坂) since November 2017. Fishmans' final concert was performed here.
This is a list of development studios owned by Sega, a Japanese video game developer and publisher based in Tokyo, Japan. Also included are the companies that Sega has acquired over the years. For a list full list of games developed and published by Sega, see List of Sega video games and List of Sega arcade games.
Park Court Akasaka The Tower is a 157-meter highrise building located in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo, Tokyo.
Kadokawa Corporation formerly Kadokawa Dwango Corporation, is a Japanese media conglomerate that was created as a result of the merger of the original Kadokawa Corporation and Dwango Co., Ltd. on October 1, 2014.
The Akasaka Biz Tower (赤坂Bizタワー) is a skyscraper located in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan.
QUICK Corp. (株式会社QUICK) is a financial market information vendor headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1971 as Quotation Information Center K.K. (株式会社市況情報センター), and changed its corporate name to the acronym "QUICK" in 1987. QUICK has four offices in Japan as well as overseas offices in London and Hong Kong.