Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Shibuya 109 and 109Men’s

Shibuya, the trendy city for teenagers and young adults for their shopping needs. And since 1979, Shibuya 109 (Ichi-maru-kyu) and 109Men’s department stores have stood tall in Shibuya. It’s name is a word play on the owner, Tokyu Mall Development.  In Japan, 10=to, 9=kyu and what originally was intended as a shopping outlet for women in their early ’30s has become haven for teens and the gyaru culture. While there are 109 stores in Ishikawa, […]