Akasaka, Tokyo

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Akasaka
赤坂
District
Akasaka with Akasaka-mitsuke Station beneath the intersection in the foreground
Akasaka with Akasaka-mitsuke Station beneath the intersection in the foreground
Country Japan
City Tokyo
Ward Minato
Area Akasaka Area
Population (January 1, 2016)
 • Total 17,603
Time zone JST (UTC+9)
Area code(s) 03

Akasaka (赤坂, "Red Slope") is a residential and commercial district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, 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 (literally "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-itchōme 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. Archived from the original on 2013-07-16. 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 Archived 2010-08-19 at the Wayback Machine.." 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 Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine.." 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