My hometown Ikebukuro Happy Owl Town(Toshima-ku,Tokyo)

Owl Police box Tokyo

I was born and raised along the Ikebukuro Line.
So Ikebukuro is my hometown.
We have opened a website introducing Ikebukuro.
Please visit if you like.

▼This is my websaite too.

1.Why Ikebukuro is called “Happy Owl Town”

Ikebukuro has many owls.
Because “Ike+bukuro” means “Go” + “Happiness”.
And “bukuro” looks like “fukurou”.
“fukurou” means “owls” in Japanses.

So People in Ikebukuro display the owl in storefront and so on.
You can see happy owls here and there in Ikebukuro.

2.Ikebukuro Culture


2-1.Manga,Animation around Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro Manga/Animation Shop(Tokyo,Japan)
There were Tokiwa-so between Shiina-machi and Higashi-Nagasaki, one stop and two stops on the Seibu Ikebukuro line from

2-2.Shrines and Temples near Ikebukuro

The Great Buddha actually protects Ikebukuro.

Shrines and Temples near Ikebukuro【13select】
In Japan, shrines and temples are sacred places and sanctuaries.However, there are the following differences ShrineWhere

3.Flowers in,near Ikebukuro

In Ikebukuro, you can see beautiful flowers depending on the season.

3-1.Cherry Blossoms(Sakura)in,near Ikebukuro(the end of Mrach – the beginning of April)

Cherry Blossoms(Sakura)11 Spots in Ikebukuro(Tokyo,Japan)
The cold and long winters are over and the end of March is when it gets warmer in Tokyo, Japan.Cherry blossoms tell the
Cherry Blossoms(Sakura)【12Spots】 near Ikebukuro(Tokyo,Japan)
The cold and long winters are over and the end of March is when it gets warmer in Tokyo, Japan.Cherry blossoms tell the

4.Ramen shops in Ikebukuro

There are many ramen restaurants in Ikebukuro.
I have classified them by category.

4-1.Ikebukuro Chicken(Chicken based soup)Raman

Ikebukuro Chicken(Chicken based soup)Raman 【6shops】Tokyo, Japan
Chicken soup Ramen does not mean that Chicken is on noodles.They take soup stock with Chicken.Nowhere in the world do yo

4-2.Ikebukuro Gyokai (seafood) soup Raman

Ikebukuro Gyokai (seafood) soup Raman【6Shops】
Gyokai (seafood) soup Ramen does not mean that seafood is on noodles.They take soup stock with seafood.Enjoy the ramen o

4-3.Ikebukuro Miso Raman

Ikebukuro Miso Raman【3shops】Tokyo, Japan
Here is a ramen that has been seasoned with Miso, a seasoning widely used in Japan.Miso is fermented soybean paste.1.Ike

4-4.Shio (Salt) Ramen in Ikebukuro

Shio (Salt) Ramen in Ikebukuro【2shops】 Tokyo, Japan
Ikebukuro has many ramen shops.Shio (Salt) Ramen tastes the lightest of all ramen.If you don't like oily or rich fl

4-5.Ikebukuro SoySource(shoyu)

Ikebukuro SoySource(shoyu)Raman【10shops】Tokyo, Japan
Here is a ramen that has been seasoned with soy sauce, a seasoning widely used in Japan.1.Ikebukuro east SoySource(shoyu

4-6.Ikebukuro Spicy Raman

Ikebukuro Spicy Raman【3shops】Tokyo,Japan
Ikebukuro has many ramen shops.I will introduce spicy ramen.1.Ikebukuro Spicy Ramen【2shops】1-1.Mouko Tanmen Nakamoto/蒙古タ

4-7.Ikebukuro Tantanmen

Ikebukuro Tantanmen【5shops】Tokyo, Japan
Tantanmen is a kind of Ramen noodle.It is the typical Japanese-style localized Chinese Sichuan cuisinedandannoodles.The

4-8.Ikebukuro Tonkotu Ramen

Ikebukuro Tonkotsu Ramen【7shops】Tokyo, Japan
I share a ramen restaurants (pork bone base soup) that can be recommended in Ikebukuro.Check the details on the Instagra

4-9.Ikebukuro Tsukemen

Ikebukuro Tsukemen【10 Shops】Tokyo,Japan
Tsukemen is similar to Ramen.Noodles and soup are served separately.You dip the noodles into the dipping soup(broth) and

4-10.Ikebukuro Ramen Others

Ikebukuro Ramen Others【2shops】
I will share a unique ramen restaurant that does not fit in the usual categories.1.Mendokoro Ippaku/麺処いっぱく この投稿を

▼Ikebukuro Ramen Map

5.Food in Ikebukuro

There are many delicious foods in Ikebukuro.

5-1.Ikebukuro Beef(Roast/Bowl/Gyukatu)

Ikebukuro Gyukatsu(Beef cutlet)【2shops】Tokyo, Japan
Ikebukuro has shops that offer beef in various styles.Enjoy beef in a style that fits you( ̄▽+ ̄*)1.Ikebukuro Gyukatsu【2sh

5-2.Ikebukuro Japanese Curry

Ikebukuro Japanese CurryRice【13 Restaurants】Tokyo,Japan
According to the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, curry was born in India, raise

5-3.Ikebukuro Gyoza

Ikebukuro Gyoza【3Restaurants】Tokyo, Japan
Gyoza is one of the Chinese dishes from China.In China, Boiled gyoza and steamed gyoza seem to be the main. In addition,

5-4.Japanese Omelette Rice(omurice)

Japanese Omelette Rice(omurice) in Ikebukuro 【19shops】Tokyo,Japan
Omurice is a Japanese Western dish of cooked rice wrapped in egg like an omelet.In general, ketchup rice is used for ric

5-5.Ikebukuro Soba/Buckwheat noodles

Ikebukuro Soba/Buckwheat noodles【7shops】,Tokyo
Soba is noodles made from buckwheat flour ,typcial Japanese noodle.There are mainly two types, Zaru soba and Kake soba .

5-6.Spaghetti Napolitan (Japanese food) in Ikebukuro

Spaghetti Napolitan (Japanese food) Ikebukuro【6shops】Tokyo, Japan
Spaghetti Napolitan is a Japanese pasta dish, not an Italian or Naples dish.There is a dish called "Spaghetti alla

5-7.Ikebukuro Sushi

Ikebukuro Sushi 【6shops】Tokyo, Japan
Sushi is vinegared rice topped with a raw fish. Sushi can be served in several variations.The Most popular sushi is ” Ni

5-8.Ikebukuro Tempra/Tendon

Ikebukuro Tempra/Tendon 【5Restaurants】Tokyo, Japan
Tempura is a battered, deep-fried food.Tendon(Tempura bowl) is a dish in which tempura is topped on rice.I will share a

5-9.Ikebukuro Udon Noodle

Ikebukuro Udon Noodle【7shops】Tokyo,Japan
Udon is a thick, white Japanese noodle made from flour.You wat udon in soup or add it to soup.1.Ikebukuro Udon Noodle【5S


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