Category Archives: Japan Filming Locations

On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #6 – Tokyo

After a 12 year absence from Japan, ‘Shin Gojira‘ (2016) came out with shooting taking place in Tokyo from September 2015 onwards. Released 62 years after the original, it certainly pays homage to it with the inclusion of some classic Godzilla … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #5 – Ota Ward

The second part in this series really put Ōta ward on the map and this can only strengthen it as we go deeper into Tokyo’s most southerly ward. I’ve said a few times now that there’s more to this ward … Continue reading

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Kyoto Filming Locations – The Challenge (1982)

In my review of this film last year I said that the grounds of the Shokoku-ji buddhist temple in Northern Kyoto were used throughout and that they have supposedly remained unchanged since it was founded in 1382. That may be … Continue reading

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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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