Toranomon, Minato, Tokyo

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TV Tokyo headquarters

Toranomon (虎ノ門?) is a business district of Minato, Tokyo. Literally meaning "Tiger's Gate," Toranomon was the name of the southernmost gate of Edo Castle. It is home to the Okura Museum of Art and Hotel Okura Tokyo.

TV Tokyo,[1] Japan Tobacco,[citation needed] Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance,[2] and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines have their headquarters in Toranomon.[3]

In the 1970s through mid-1990s Japan Air System (originally Toa Domestic Airlines) was headquartered in the Mori Building (森ビル Mori Biru?) in Toranomon.[4][5][6]

Air China has its Tokyo offices in the Air China Building in Toranomon.[7]

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  1. ^ "Corporate Data." TV Tokyo. Retrieved on June 21, 2010.
  2. ^ "Company Profile." (Archive) Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance. Retrieved on August 26, 2013. "Headquarter [sic] Tokyo head office: Kamiyacho MT Bldg, 4-3-20 Toranomon, Minato-ku,Tokyo, Japan" - Information in Japanese (Archive) "所在地 東京本社 〒105-8622 東京都港区虎ノ門4丁目3番20号 神谷町MTビル"
  3. ^ "Corporate Profile." Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Retrieved on June 21, 2010.
  4. ^ World Airline Directory. Flight International. March 20, 1975. "505.
  5. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. March 23–29, 1994. "Japan Air System" 95.
  6. ^ "Introduction to JAS." Japan Air System. November 7, 1996. Retrieved on January 7, 2011. "No. 37 Mori Bldg., 3-5-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan." Address in Japanese: "東京都港区虎ノ門三丁目5番1号(第37森ビル)"
  7. ^ "Worldwide sales offices." Air China. Retrieved on October 19, 2012. "Airchina Bldg, 2-5-2 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001 Japan"