Park on your doorstop
A peaceful retreat from the bustle of the city
Located in the north-west of Japan’s capital city, Nerima has the highest number of green spaces out of all Tokyo’s 23 wards. 1.7km from the hotel is Hikarigaoka Park, the largest park in Nerima at 600,000m². Here visitors can enjoy observing wild fowl at a bird sanctuary containing a pond, beach area and grass fields. At the botanical garden conservatory, around 250 different species of tropical and subtropical plants such as banana and cacao trees can be appreciated.
Largest region for anime
"Birthplace of animation"
Nerima Ward, the “birthplace of animation”, is where Japanese anime production truly began in earnest. It was here that Japan’s first anime television series Astro Boy was made. Nowadays Nerima still has an extremely high concentration of companies involved in the anime industry. There are around 90 anime production corporations here in total – making Nerima the largest region for anime in the country.