Tokyo Hip Cities

Check out the cities where Tokyo young fashion begins! Harajuku, Shibuya, Omotesando, and Roppongi are the cities where hip and young gathers. Young, energetic, fashionable and exiting are the pronoun for those cities. If you want to check out what hip and hot, especially fashion and entertainment for young Japanese, check these cities. Like Harajuku, it not only know as the great shopping cities for latest, cool and unique fashion which designed by unique designers, it is also know as the cosplay area for all "Kawaii Fashion." Every sunday many cosplayers show and express their unique cute costume. Shibuya is the City for youth. If you want to know about what are Japanese young people, just check out Shibuya. Odaiba, and Roppongi are where the latest entertainment begins. Those cities are the representers of what hot and cool in Japan.

Shibuya Summarized


Shibuya (渋谷) is the town of youth. Everything hip gathers. If you want to check out Japanese young people visit Shibuya. The town is the most fashionable people come especially between late teens and early twenties. Shibuya 109 is the building in which thousands of famous fashion stores are located. The name 109 is becoming the bland. Young people come here to study each others, check out each others and improve each others. That's why Shibuya has been the fashion leader for more than 20 years. Those stores are not only fashionable, but also reasonable, too. When you come to Shibuya, you will find out Japanese young generation is like.
Tourist Info:
As of 2005, Shibuya had an estimated population of 195,877 and a density of 12,960 persons per km2. The total area is 15.11 km2.
0. From Tokyo station.
1. use Yamanote line (JR) to Shibuya Station. (24 minutes)
2. walk west (1 minute)