Tuesday, August 16, 2016

:::SPECIAL::: # Summer Fun in Roppongi Area! Studio Ghibli Expo at Tokyo City View, Summer Station, and Summer Light Garden

Summer Fun in Roppongi Area!
Studio Ghibli Expo, Summer Station, and Summer Light Garden

This summer, you can get lots of fun in Roppongi! In this popular sightseeing spot, you can find many summer events that you and your family must be able to enjoy in! Today, we will show you 3 big summer events that you cannot miss!!

01.Studio Ghibli Expo at Tokyo City View

On the 52th floor of the famous Roppongi Hills where you can enjoy the Tokyo's night view at the Tokyo City View. This summer until 11 September 2016, Studio Ghibli Expo is being held at Tokyo City View. You can get a look of many special and never before seen works from this famous Japanese animation studio. From Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to the newest animation Red Turtle, you can also see many marketing products like posters, production artwork, and memos etc.

Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View

By taking the high-speed elevator, you can get to Tokyo City View which is located 250 meters above sea level in just 42 seconds! At Tokyo City View, you can get an amazing view of Tokyo from the 52F indoor observation deck!

Tokyo City View
Address:  52F, Mori Tower, Roppongi Hills, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 0-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line to Roppongi Station Exit 1C (direct link to Roppongi Hills)
  • 4-minute walk from Toei Subway Oedo Line to Roppongi Station Exit 7
  • 8-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Namboku Line and Toei Subway Oedo Line to Azabu-juban Station Exit 4
  • 10-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line to Nogizaka Station Exit 5 

  • 10:00 - 23:00, last admission at 22:30 (Weekdays and holidays)
  • 10:00 - 01:00, last admission at 24:00 (Friday, Saturday, and days before holidays)
  • 11:00 - 20:00, last admission at 19:30 (Sky Deck)
Note: Sky Deck may close without prior notice due to rain, dense fog, strong wind, and other inclement weather.

Studio Ghibli Expo
From Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to the newest animation Red Turtle

Period: 7th July to 11th September 2016
Hours: 10:00 - 22:00 (Last admission 21:30)
Venue: Tokyo City View @ Roppongi Hills
Tickets: 1,800 yen for adults, 1,200 yen for students,
600 yen for kids, 1,500 yen for seniors
Inquiries: 03-6406-6652 (10:00 - 20:00)

# Event ♪ Studio Ghibli in the Sky! Studio Ghibi Expo at Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View!! Roppongi-must-see-spots!

Catbus is waiting for you at Studio Ghibli Expo!!

Why don't you try to ride on the Catbus and feel how Satsuki and Mei feel in the movie!

Souvenir on 51st Floor

It's time to do some souvenirs shopping. Of course you can find many Studio Ghibli products here, but do you know that you can also get some limited edition products here? 

What is that? A green Totoro?? Actually that's the original setting of Totoro!

Wanna learn about about Tokyo City View? You can also check out our earlier sharing here:

# Must-go ♪ 250m from the ground! Let's have a Sky-walk on the 52F of Roppongi Mori Tower ~ Tokyo City View

02. TV Asahi presents SUMMER STATION at Roppongi Hills

Picture Credited: TV Asahi Summer Station

This is the third year TV Asahi is holding this summer event in Roppongi Hills!

This year, they scaled-up the programs of this summer event! Under the theme of live music, food and drinks booth of popular programs, you and your family must be able to enjoy in this big summer events.

Picture Credited: TV Asahi Summer Station

Events contents

a. TV Asahi
Collaboration menu and attractions with popular programs! TV Asahi also opens their company cafeteria & terrace on the seventh floor for your visit!!

b. Roppongi Hills Arena
SUMMER STATION LIVE arena where you can see some amazing performance on stage.

c. Mohri Garden
Of course beer and barbecued food are things that you can't miss in summer night! Come to grab your beer at the premium beer garden.

d. Yeast coat
Iceberg appears in Roppongi in midsummer? Your kids must love this "Doraemon South Pole Kachi flathead park"!

e. samapasu presented by moisutinu

Enjoy all the attractions here!

© Professional player Fujiko, Shogakukan, TV Asahi, Shin ray, ADK

f. Roku-Roku Plaza
66 Doraemon in the open spaces are waiting for you!
Come to this photo spot and take lots of pictures with this famous cat-robot DORAEMON!!

TV Asahi, Roppongi Hills summer festival SUMMER STATION
Period: From Saturday, July 16, 2016 to Sunday, August 28
Time: From 10:00 to 23:00
Schedule, time varies according to each area, program.
Place: Each site in Roppongi Hills, TV Asahi head office, EX theater Hitoshi Roppongi
Admission Fees: Adult (more than junior high student) 2,000 yen (tax-excluded), dwarf (4 years old - primary schoolchild) 1,000 yen (tax-excluded)
Sponsorship: TV Asahi Corporation
Special cooperation: Mori Building Co., Ltd.
Enquiry: 0570-055-525

03. Summer Light Garden at Tokyo Midtown

Just 10 minutes walk from Roppongi Hills, there is another popular commercial area in Roppongi area. Tokyo Midtown is a complex where you can find 5 stars hotel, office buildings and variety of shops and restaurants.

Picture Credited: Tokyo Midtown Official Website

This summer, the "Summer Light Garden" illuminations will light up the summer nights on Midtown Garden. A collaboration with the three major fireworks competitions in Japan can be found this year!

Picture Credited: Tokyo Midtown Official Website

Period: 15 July to 28 August 2016
Hours: 18:30 - 23:00
* Cancelled due to bad weather
* Fireworks programs is subject to change depending on the period.
* Fireworks of light special displays: 3 times per hour. About 5-7 minutes per time
Location: Grass Square
Admission Fees: Free
Coooperation: Nagaoka Matsuri Council, Omagari Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition Executive Committee
Enquiry: 03-3475-3100
Homepage: http://www.tokyo-midtown.com/en/events_news/detail.php?id=696

How do you like our sharing today? Just one stop, you can have three amazing events to see and enjoy!

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