It’s been a while since we have had a Shibuya Streets series. The weekends are always busy with foot traffic and with a spare hour, I took a walk out to test my a new camera. Some of the shots I was very pleased with, others got to test out the ‘delete’ button function. The delete function is probably the one I have best mastered now with this camera.
Here are the shots with some brief comments to give you a feel for Shibuya from the street.
I remember traveling to New York some years ago and being surprised at how different the street fashions and street manners were to a comparable big city like Tokyo. It never gets boring watching the movement of the city.
After all those trucks, it’s nice to see the Hachiko small community bus get a chance to hit the road.
That’s a quick round up for this version of Shibuya Streets. There is always a lot of activity in Shibuya, particularly around the crossing. The fashions and the movements of people are fascinating to watch.
It has been a while since the last Shibuya streets walk. This post goes along with your last article about Shibuya then and now. And it sure is a popular area, I guess just like Akihabara; the fashion,music,people,and places to visit.
Danny Choo did a tour of Shibuya at night, it can be found on You Tube and it was quite as colorful at night as is during the day. The one thing that I noticed during that video is that I saw a soccer match going on at the top of a building at night. would you happen to know where it's located? All the different ways to advertise, very colorful and informative, even a Hachiko bus how cool to advertise for your area.
Another great article and photo series as usual keep up the great work, I always enjoy going to your site.
Thanks again. Here is an old post I wrote showing the adidas Futsal Park. http://shibuya246.com/2008/12/17/adidas-store-in-…
You can get a good view of the Futsal Park from the Excel Tokyu Hotel. I used to stay there sometimes if I had guests from O/S. I will go back and get some better photos of this one evening. Looking down on the crossing and the Futsal Park is pretty cool.
I also thought this post was interesting to do straight after the 'Then and Now' post. 🙂
Lots of girls in Shibuya and lots of great fashions on display. Thanks 🙂 I plan to take some of the best shots I have of Shibuya and make a feature photo post like the Kyoto one http://shibuya246.com/2009/07/14/kyoto/
That soccer field, is that a marketing tool, or do they have an organized league matches there? I guess with the hi-rise golf facility they have why not a hi-rise soccer facility. japan sure has the inituitave for being on the leading edge for whatever they do.=epic win
Btw kiminobox said on her site that she wants to go back to Kyoto again for some Kodax moments. You both took some excellelent photos=EPIC
They have proper matches there. I have mainly seen kids playing matches and training. This is where the cable car used to leave from
My friends and I are planning to go to Japan next year. Thanks for sharing some pics of Shibuya. We’d love to cross the streets of Shibuya and take some pictures too.
oh sorry, can I borrow the pic of Jun’s add and the Hachiko bus. Thanks!
sure, no problem. I have another Hachiko Bus here also (in red) http://www.flickr.com/photos/shibuya246/3729558668/
thanks! I’ll check it now. =)
Nice photos. And big! You make Japan look amazing. As someone who also lives here too, I like what you’re doing.