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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan
Language(s) Spoken: Japanese
Wikipedia Article

Tokyo, Japan is the capital of and the largest prefecture in the nation, with a population of over twelve million. Although severely damaged during World War II, Tokyo has risen to become the technological, cultural, and economic center of modern Japanese society. It is the home of Hiro Nakamura, Ando Masahashi, Miko Otomo, and others.

Notable Locations

Notable Residents

Notable Visitors


Tokyo is the capital of Japan. It is a global city that serves as the financial capital of Asia and one of the financial centers of the world. Originally known as Edo, Tokyo received its current name, which means "Eastern Capital", when Emperor Meiji moved the capital to Tokyo from Kyoto in 1868. The greater metropolitan area of Tokyo is the world's most populous. Tokyo also offers world-class dining, nightlife, and shopping, and is home to a large number of multinational companies.


  • Scenes that take place in Tokyo are filmed primarily in Los Angeles's "Little Tokyo", around Astronaut Ellison South Onizuka Street and 1st Street.
  • Shinjuku (where the karaoke bar is located) is a special ward of Tokyo. Shinjuku's tourism ambassador is Godzilla.

Memorable Quotes

"We are not special! We are Japanese!"

- Ando Masahashi (to Hiro) (Genesis)

"Japanese people very lucky."

- Ando (to Ernie) (Better Halves)


World Locations edit
U.S. Locations

Arlington, VAAustin, TXBaltimore, MDBaudelaire, FLBozeman, MTCainan, GACarbondale, ILChicago, ILColorado Springs, COCook Lake, VACosta Verde, CADallas, TXFort Lee, NJHartsdale, NYHyde Park, NYKermit, TXLake Mead, NVLas Vegas, NVLawrence, KSLong Beach, CALos Angeles, CAMemphis, TXMiami, FLMidian, COMidland, TXNevada desertNewark, NJNew Orleans, LANew York, NYOdessa, TXPhiladelphia, PAPort Washington, NYPoughkeepsie, NYPrimm, NV‎Richmond, VARochester, NYRussellville, AR‎San Jose, CASearsmont, MESt. Louis, MOTappen, NJUtahVirginia Beach, VAWashington, DC

International Locations

AngolaArctic CircleBerlin, GermanyBotswanaCairo, EgyptCanadaChennai, IndiaCoatepeque, GuatemalaCork, IrelandEnglandHaitiJapanKanyakumari, IndiaKiso Mountain, JapanLake Ramsey, ONLima, PeruLondon, EnglandMexicoMontréal, QCMoscow, RussiaNew Delhi, IndiaOdessa, UkraineOtsu, JapanParis, FrancePátzcuaro, MexicoPort-au-Prince, HaitiSaint-Félicien, QCSan Cristóbal, HondurasSanto Domingo, Dominican RepublicSt. Pierre, QCTokyo, JapanYanqing, ChinaZulia, Venezuela

See Also: PlacesGraphic Novel Locations