Advertising Museum Tokyo
Nakagin Capsule Tower
A Facebook campaign has been started by some residents and fans to save Kurokawa Kisho's early-1970s building, which is a seminal work...
Tokyo Gallery + BTAP
Tokyo Gallery collaborates with the Beijing–Tokyo Art Project (BTAP) and shows challenging, often politically pointed works by Japanese...
Reserve in advance for free tours with an English-speaking guide of the Tokyo-headquarters of this national newspaper. Tours are offered...
Cafe de l'Ambre
The sign over the door here reads 'Coffee Only' but, oh, what a selection. In business since 1948, l'Ambre specialises in aged beans...
Since 1936, Kyūbey’s quality and presentation has won it a moneyed and celebrity clientele. Even so, this is a supremely...
basement fl, Caretta Bldg, 1-8-2 Higashi-Shimbashi · interesting places nearby
Advertising Museum Tokyo information
This collection is run by Dentsu, Japan’s largest advertising agency. It covers everything from woodblock-printed handbills from the Edo period to sumptuous art nouveau and art deco Meiji- and Taisho-era works to the best of today. English signage is minimal, but the strong graphics of many of the ads stand alone. If you see advertising as art, it’s a spectacle, and there are video consoles to watch award-winning TV commercials from around the world.