Toshima is a ward in northwest , . This guide incorporates Ikebukuro, a section of Toshima and one of the three major metropolitan sub-centers on the Yamanote Line, along with Shinjuku and Shibuya.

Notable Places in the Area

Movie theater
Photo: Ogiyoshisan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Mobile phone shop
NTT Inc. is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Industrial park
The is an incineration plant located in Kami-ikebukuro, Toshima, , . Photo: sicerto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district of , , . It was in the former ward of Kōjimachi, which existed in Tokyo until 1947. is situated 4½ km southeast of Toshima. Photo: Lombroso, Public domain.

Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. is situated 4½ km south of Toshima. Photo: marcotogni, CC BY 2.0.

is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. is situated 4½ km east of Toshima. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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