GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.3
A talk series with the violinist Chisako Takashima and the Ginza people. Ginza holds many personal and professional memories for Takashima. In this talk series, she thoroughly explores various aspects of the Ginza culture with her guests. Today’s guest is Hitoshi Ishihara, the second generation owner of Ginza Yasuko, an oden shop and a central figure in Ginza.
Violinist. Started playing the violin at age 6. After playing abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, and gives concerts all over the country. Although her current focus is on performing music, she also appears on TV and radio programs. Thanks to her much-loved personality, she is appearing in more and more venues.Chisako Takashima’s official website
Second generation owner of Gina Yasuko, a long-standing oden shop in its 78th year.
Born in Fukugawa, Tokyo in 1930 and raised in Ginza.
A central figure in Ginza who knows the district from its pre-war days, and someone who is respected by all the people of Ginza.
Writer: Mizuho Takahashi Location: Ginza Yasuko