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Visit Filming Locations of Fall 2016 Japanese Drama, Jimi ni Sugoi

Jimi ni Sugoi Koetsu Girl airing in Fall 2016 in Japan is another hit drama. This work comedy starting Satomi Ishihara and Masaki Suda is filmed mainly in Tokyo. Visit the locations where the drama takes place.

Jimi ni Sugoi
Photo Credit: © Nippon Television Network Corporation

On Wednesdays at 11 PM Japan time, Jimi ni Sugoi is a popular drama starting Satomi Ishihara and Masaki Suda. This drama is based on the novel “Koetsu Girl” by Ayako Miyagi published in 2014. Etsuko Kono acted by Satomi Ishihara is a 28-year-old woman who loves fashion. She hopes to become a fashion editor for the magazine Lassy, she joins the company that publishes the magazine. Etsuko ends up in the copy editing section, her job is to correct errors and inadequate parts of documents and copies. Many parts of the drama were filmed in Tokyo, so it is easy to access the filming locations.

 

Teppan Daikichi

This is the restaurant where Etsuko lives on the second floor in the drama, the restaurant serves oden. In real life, it is a teppanyaki restaurant. Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cooking that uses an iron griddle to cook food. Oden is food such as such as boiled eggs, daikon, konjac, and processed fishcakes stewed in a light, soy-flavored dashi broth cooked in broth.
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Teppan Daikichi

Address: 1-14-2 Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo

Access: 4 minute walk from Asakusa Station

Phone: 03-5826-7021

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Tabelog: Teppan Daikichi

 

Satake Shopping District

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The oden restaurant that Etsuko lives at is in the Satake Shopping District. Shopping districts in Japan have small family owned businesses.
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Satake Shopping District

Address: 3−28−4 Taito, Taito Ward, Tokyo

Access: 10 minute walk from Naka-Okachimachi Station

Website: Satake Shopping District (Japanese)

 

Kadokawa ASCII Media Works

Kadokawa ASCII Media Works

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This is the publishing company building that Etsuko works at. She wanted to work at this company so much, she took seven years to prepare for the interview. In real life, Kadokawa is a very famous publishing company, publishing various types of print media.
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Kadokawa ASCII Media Works

Address: 1−8−19 Fujimi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

Access: 10 minute walk from Iidabashi Station

Website: Kadokawa ASCII Media Works (Japanese)

 

Tappi Bridge

Tappi Bridge

In the novel, this bridge has a slightly different name, Tappi Bridge is the real one and in the novel Tatta Bridge. This is a special place for two of the characters in the drama. This bridge was built in 1989, since then it has been a local landmark. Locals like to walk around and relax after a long day.
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Tappi Bridge

Address: Road 149, 6 Hinohonmachi, Hino City, Tokyo

Access: 8 minute walk from Koshukaido Station

 

Kyoiku no Mori, Bunkyo Sports Center

Kyoiku no Mori, Bunkyo Sports Center

At the entrance of the Bunkyo Sports Center, Etsuko bumps into a guy and she falls in love at first sight. She didn’t ask for his name or phone number. Her friends said they if they are fated to be together, they will meet again.
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Kyoiku no Mori, Bunkyo Sports Center

Address: 3-29-2 Otsuka, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo

Access: 5 minute walk from Myogadani Station

Website: Kyoiku no Mori, Bunkyo Sports Center (Japanese)

 

Shiseki’s Station Ota Cafe

In the first episode, Etsuko went to this cafe and saw a picture of the father of the person she likes. Just a 15 minute walk away from Nishi-Kokubunji Station, this cafe is popular among locals and tourists.
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Shiseki Station Ota Cafe

Address: 1-13-6 Nishimotomachi, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo

Access: 18 minute walk from Kokubunji Station

Website: Shiseki’s Station Ota Cafe (Japanese)

 

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