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Updated: October 1, 2019

Sunshine City サンシャインシティ

3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo

Pokemon, Totoro, and other popular characters at Ikebukuro's Sunshine City

Sunshine City was built with the concept of a "city within a city;" that is, a building with virtually all the facilities you can think of housed under one roof. It was opened in 1978 and has not only food and shopping options, but also indoor theme parks, as well as an aquarium, planetarium, and an observation deck.

Tips

  • Seeing Tokyo from an observatory 60 stories high
  • Immersing yourself in J-culture

Fans of J-culture converge from around the world at Sunshine City, which is not only home to a Pokemon Center, but also Donguri Kyowakoku, which sells Studio Ghibli-themed items—you'll find merchandise featuring Totoro, Ponyo, characters from Spirited Away, and more.



With about 175 shops, Sunshine City offers a lot of shopping and eating options, including a gyoza stadium that brings together a dozen of Japan's most famous gyoza stalls all in one complex, in the Namjatown indoor amusement park.

How to Get There

  • Higashi-ikebukuro StationYurakucho LineExits 6 and 73 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • *Varies by floor, store, and/or facility
  • Closing days: Open daily

Price

CashVisaJCBMasterCardAMEXUnionPay

Varies per establishment

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasParkingWiFi
  • JapaneseEnglishChinese (simplified)Chinese (traditional)Korean
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsWheelchair rampEscalatorElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesBaby chair/high chairWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding roomAccessible communication formats

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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