Dennis A. Amith

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The Ones about Aichi Arts Center in Nagoya

In the Aichi Prefecture of Nagoya (Higashi Ward) is the Aichi Arts Center. Composed of four facilities: The Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, the Aichi Prefectural Art Theater, the Aichi Prefectural Arts Promotion Service and the Aichi Prefectural Library, the arts center is conveniently located next door to NHK Nagoya and right across from the shopping/entertainment district of Oasis 21. The Aichi Arts Center in Nagoya’s downtown Sakae district has 12 stories above ground and […]

The One about Nagoya TV Tower

In 1954, the Nagoya TV Tower was completed.  Located in the center of Hisaya Odori Park, the Nagoya TV Tower is considered the oldest TV Tower in Japan. Nagoya TV Tower is 590 feet high and has two observation decks (Indoor Sky Deck and the Sky Balcony) and is a popular place to visit thanks to its illuminating lights during the night. Going to the Nagoya TV Tower, the first floor features the Tower Square, […]

The One about Nagoya Dome

In 1997, Nagoya Dome made its debut.  Created as a headquarter for the Chunichi Dragons baseball team, the stadium can hold 38,414 people (officially 40,500). The inside of the stadium is short pile artificial turf and as a stadium that isn’t too old, it’s one of the more comfortable stadiums that has a good number of beverage and food stations. While the stadium doesn’t have a large shopping complex compared to Tokyo Dome which has […]

The One about Nagoya Station

Since 1886, Nagoya Station has been in operation. One of the world’s largest train stations that was bombed during World War II and then rebuilt to now feature two JR Central Towers (and happens to be the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company – JR Central), it’s one of the locations to visit ala Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo or coming south from the Kansai region. The JR Central Towers (Nagoya’s Twin Towers) were completed […]

The One about SKE48 Cafe & Shop with AKB48 in Nagoya

Back in 2015, I wrote about my experience at AKB48 Cafe & Shop in Akihabara. For those not familiar with AKB48, AKB48 is an idol group that began in Akihabara is one of the most successful idol pop groups in Japan. Since 2012, nearly every CD single released, has achieved over a million copies sold. Fans buying dozens to hundreds of CD singles for voting tickets, handshake tickets or two-shot tickets. And while only so […]