Tag - nerima-ward



A building in Tokyo housing the Metropolitan Police Department
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2024
Young girl dies after neck gets caught in car window in Tokyo
The death of the 2-year-old girl underscores ongoing concerns about the safety of children in vehicles.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2023
World's largest indoor Harry Potter theme park opens in Tokyo
The theme park opened Friday in Tokyo, welcoming fans hoping to immerse themselves in the fantasy world of the blockbuster movie series.
Japan Times
Jun 14, 2023
Harry Potter theme park in Tokyo shown to media before weekend opening
During the media preview, a number of moving portraits, as depicted in the movie series, were unveiled for the first time.
Japan Times
Apr 24, 2023
Harry Potter theme park in Tokyo unveiled ahead of June 16 opening
Elementary school students were invited to see various features of the Hogwarts hall, such as animal-shaped candle holders, its flagstone floor and life-sized statues of the characters.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 30, 2022
Some of Tokyo's best ramen is tucked away along the Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Most Tokyo food guides focus on the city's downtown when it comes to recommendations, but a good bowl of ramen can always be found outside the central core.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 5, 2020
Toshimaen fans bid final farewells to a 94-year-old Tokyo institution
'We loved Toshimaen because it was uniquely Japanese,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “Now it's going to be just another imported theme park.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2020
Tokyo's Toshimaen amusement park ends 94-year run to make way for Harry Potter
Most of the 22-hectare site will be purchased by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which plans to build a park there.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2020
'Harry Potter' theme park eyed to replace Tokyo's Toshimaen
The new facility will be a departure from the Harry Potter attraction in Osaka.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 11, 2019
Former top Japan farm ministry official admits to murdering reclusive son in first day of trial
A former top bureaucrat at the farm ministry admitted Wednesday to killing his socially reclusive son, during the first day of his high-profile trial in Tokyo.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 15, 2015
Nerima Ward ups security amid Monday bomb threat posting
Tokyo's Nerima Ward office has stepped up security measures in response to a message on an Internet message board threatening to detonate a bomb at the building Monday, but no explosive has been found so far, sources said Sunday.
Jul 3, 2013
Worst nightmare for parents
The knife attack in Tokyo's Nerima Ward underscores the difficulty in preventing the realization of parents' worst nightmare when they let their kids walk to school.
Japan Times
Jul 1, 2013
School security high after attack on kids
Students at Oizumi Daiichi Elementary School are met by police officers as they arrive for classes a day after a terrifying knife attack in Nerima Ward.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan