Tokyo files media summary: Audrey Hepburn, Katakana, Godzilla, Fishing, Shibamata

My primary blog was approaching its storage limits, so I started uploading photos to this blog and linking from those blog posts to this site. Here’s a summary of recent entries:

(1) Japan love Audrey Hepburn

Photos documenting Audrey Hepburn’s enduring appeal in Japan. See: Audrey Hepburn stalks Japan オードリー・ヘップバーン、ストーカー . See also: Chiemi Eri as Eliza Doolittle: ‘My Fair Lady’ in Japan, 1963

(2) Katakana train stations カタカナの駅名

Train stations that use the katakana script in their name. See: Katakana train stations of Japan カタカナの駅名

(3) Godzilla ゴジラ

Various places to enjoy Godzilla’s legacy. See: Hot on the monster’s tail: meeting Godzilla ゴジラ in Tokyo

(4) Fishing in Tokyo

Fishing spots in and around Tokyo. See: Fishing in Tokyo, under the pink sky 管理釣り場 穴場

(5) Shibamata and Tora-san

A day trip to the Shibamata 柴又 section of Tokyo’s Katsushika ward, home to the fictional Tora-san 寅さん, star of the long-running movies series, Otoko wa Tsurai yo 男はつらいよ “It’s tough being a man” (aka the “Tora-san” series). See: Tokyo day trip: riding into Shibamata on Tora-san’s coat-tails

And the nearby Takasago neighborhood:

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