Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo

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Akasaka with Akasaka-mitsuke Station beneath the intersection in the foreground

Akasaka (赤坂 "Red Slope"?) is a residential and commercial district of Minato, Tokyo, located west of the government center in Nagatachō and north of the Roppongi nightlife 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.

Notable sites[edit]

Hikawa Shrine
State Guest House, Akasaka Palace

In neighbouring Moto-Akasaka (lit. "original Akasaka") to the North:

Companies based in Akasaka[edit]

TBS in Akasaka

Previously Jaleco Holding had its headquarters in the Akasaka DS Building (赤坂DSビル Akasaka DS Biru?) in Akasaka.[20][21]

The Japanese offices of the following are based in Akasaka:

Subway stations[edit]

A platform of Akasaka Station

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

Akasaka's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ([2] in English, [28] in Japanese).

Akasaka High School [3] 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 [4].

Libraries[edit]

The Akasaka Library has moved to a new building in 2007, near the Aoba Park and the Aoyama 1-Chome subway station.[29]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sony Music Group Company Site - グループ会社情報". Sme.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived June 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Sony Music Group Company Site - グループ会社情報". Sme.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Head Office." Fujifilm. Retrieved on July 12, 2010.
  5. ^ "FUJI XEROX Company Profile." Fuji Xerox. Retrieved on July 12, 2010.
  6. ^ "Corporate Profile." Hazama Ando. Retrieved on April 10, 2015.
  7. ^ "Corporate overview." Hudson Soft. Retrieved on July 12, 2010.
  8. ^ "About Us". JETRO. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  9. ^ "Sony Music Group Company Site - グループ会社情報". Sme.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  10. ^ "Corporate Data". Kaneka Corporation. Retrieved 2016-02-26. 
  11. ^ "Location of Head Office and Domestic Plants". Komatsu. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  12. ^ "Company Profile." Sigma Seven. Retrieved on February 22, 2009.
  13. ^ "Access - TBS Global Site". Tbs.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  14. ^ "Privacy Policy." Toraya Confectionery. Last updated on October 11, 2005. Retrieved on November 20, 2010. "4-9-22 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN."
  15. ^ "会社情報 - Universal Music Japan". Universal-music.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  16. ^ "会社情報 - Wa Group Japan". waspacetokyo.com. Retrieved 2015-09-14. 
  17. ^ "会社案内 -Geneon Universal Entertainment". Geneonuniversal.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  18. ^ "Corporate Info." WOWOW. Retrieved on November 20, 2010. "THE HEAD OFFICE 21F, Akasaka Park Building, 5-2-20,Akasaka, Minato-ku Tokyo 107-6121 Tel.81-3-4330-8111WOWOW INC. MAP." Address in Japanese: "東京都港区赤坂5-2-20 赤坂パークビル21F"
  19. ^ "Head office." (Direct image link) WOWOW. Retrieved on November 20, 2010. Map in Japanese (Direct link)
  20. ^ "Company Information." Jaleco. Retrieved on August 10, 2010.
  21. ^ "JalecoHD+map.pdf." Jaleco. Retrieved on August 10, 2010.
  22. ^ "会社概要 | 日本BD". Bdj.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  23. ^ "Tokyo". Clifford Chance. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  24. ^ "Iran Air Tokyo Office." Iran Air. Retrieved on January 29, 2011. ""Address c/o Akasaka Habitation Bldg., 1-3-5 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052"
  25. ^ "取引時確認について|会社案内|アイエヌジー生命保険株式会社". Ing-life.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  26. ^ "Tokyo". Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  27. ^ "Japan". Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  28. ^ "港区公式ホームページ/みなと教育ネットは港区公式ホームページに統合されました。". City.minato.tokyo.jp. 2012-03-30. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  29. ^ https://www.lib.city.minato.tokyo.jp/e/akasaka-inst.html

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′29″N 139°43′54″E / 35.6747°N 139.7317°E / 35.6747; 139.7317