Category Archives: Japan Filming Locations

Kyoto Filming Locations: The Yakuza (1974)

Most people know that ‘Memoirs Of A Geisha‘ (2005) and ‘The Last Samurai‘ (2003) were filmed in Kyoto. It was briefly in ‘Lost In Translation‘ (2003) and also featured in the likes of ‘Wasabi‘ (2000), ‘The Challenge‘ (1982), ‘Mastermind‘ (1976) … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #4 – Kamakura

Lots of visitors to Tokyo often take day-trips to the likes of Nikko, Hakone and Kamakura after spending a few days in the capital city. It’s a similar story for Godzilla in ‘Shin Gojira‘ (2016) as he ends up in … Continue reading

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The Complete A-Z Of Filming Locations On Tokyo Fox

   Back in April 2008 I went to Phuket (Thailand) and soon realised that I was more interested in seeing the island from the James Bond film ‘The Man With The Golden Gun‘ (1974), and the hostel and beach from ‘The … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #2 – Tamagawa

It seems that very little is often said about Ota-ku, Tokyo’s most southerly ward, other than it being home to Haneda International Airport! However, Tokyo Fox has tried its best to put that wrong with a few posts over the … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #1 – Shinagawa

In the original ‘Godzilla‘ (1954) movie, the first place on land where the gigantic amphibious bipedal lizard arrived was Shinagawa which he promptly destroyed. Presumably ‘Shin Gojira‘ (2016) was paying homage to that and the 120 minute film features a few … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For 2017

2017 was the 9th proper full year of filming locations on Tokyo Fox and it’s probably fair to say that as the years roll by, the number of movie location posts is dwindling. It’s certainly not for the want of … Continue reading

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Detective Conan Filming Locations

When it comes to doing animation locales, I have rarely ever seen the film or TV show before becoming aware that it’s been based on real locations. I’m definitely not what could be called an animation fan but whenever I … Continue reading

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