Ginbura Hyakunen

Ginza×Ginbura Hyakunen Vol.15

Christmas with Peco-chan

When I look back on Ginza in my childhood, the first picture that comes to mind is the façade of Fujiya. The Ginza store was located in Ginza 6-chome (across the street from where GINZA SIX stands today), but my memories are with the Sukiyabashi store. I must have been in kindergarten whe...

Ginza×Ginbura Hyakunen Vol.14

It’s summer! Beer! The LION!

It’s summer! Beer! The LION! From the Ginza 4-chome intersection, let’s walk up Ginza Dori toward Shimbashi. Arriving in 6-chome, where the Matsuzakaya Department Store used to stand, we find the large GINZA SIX building which was recently completed, absorbing the adjacent building as w...

Ginza×Ginbura Hyakunen Vol.13

The Yoshida Croquette Soba Legend

When I want to have something light to eat, I often stop by Yoshida. It goes without saying that “Yoshida” in Ginza stands for soba (buckwheat noodles), but it has only been around fifteen years since my first time there. It began with a newspaper column featuring “B-grade gourmet food,” lo...

Ginza×Ginbura Hyakunen Vol.12

Sasaki Shoten, retailer of pipes and “Tsuya-fukin”

 When I walk along Ginza Dori towards Kyobashi, I always feel somewhat relieved at the sight of Sasaki Shoten’s projecting signboard depicting a pipe in Ginza 1-chome. A symbolic sign  Right beyond it (on its northern side) sits KIRARITOGINZA, a commercial establishment that ...

Ginza×Ginbura Hyakunen Vol.11

Memories of Gekkoso and Dried Sardines

 Last month, visiting Taimei Elementary School for an interview for this series reminded me of the art supply store “Gekkoso.” When I was in junior high school, our sketchbooks and oil paints all came from Gekkoso. The store currently stands on Hanatsubaki Dori in Ginza 8-chome, but back then, i...

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