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Nerima
Nerima
(練馬区, Nerima-ku) is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. The ward refers to itself as Nerima
Nerima
City. As of 1 May 2016[update], the ward has an estimated population of 721,858, with 323,296 households and a population density of 15,013 persons per km². 15,326 foreign residents are registered in the ward. 21.6% of the ward's population is over the age of 65. The total area is 48.08 km².[citation needed]

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Economy 4 Education

4.1 Public schools

4.1.1 High schools

4.2 National schools 4.3 Private schools 4.4 Colleges and universities 4.5 International Schools

5 Transportation

5.1 Rail 5.2 Bus 5.3 Road

6 Leisure

6.1 Amusement parks 6.2 Museums 6.3 Parks

7 Media 8 In popular culture 9 Other 10 International relations 11 See also 12 References 13 External links

History[edit] In the Edo period, the area was mostly farmland producing daikon radishes, gobo burdocks, and potatoes. After the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake, many people from central Tokyo
Tokyo
moved to the area.[1] In October 1, 1932, Nerima
Nerima
town, and Kami-Nerima, Naka-Arai, Shakujii and Ōizumi Villages were incorporated in Old Tokyo
Tokyo
City. Prior to the creation of the ward on August 1, 1947, the area had been part of Itabashi. In 1952, the Japan
Japan
Self-Defense Forces established a base there. The first division of the eastern group of the Ground Self-Defense Force has its headquarters there. The United States Forces Japan
Japan
already had a base, Grant Heights, which it returned to Japanese control in 1973. Grant Heights had been Narimasu airfield under the Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
until the end of World War II. The runway is now the main street in front of the IMA department store in Hikarigaoka. Geography[edit]

Shakujii River
Shakujii River
and cherry blossoms

Nerima
Nerima
lies at the northwestern edge of the 23 special wards of Tokyo. Its neighbors are the special wards of Itabashi
Itabashi
(to the east), Suginami, Toshima
Toshima
and Nakano (to the south), as well as the cities of Musashino (to the southwest) and Nishi- Tokyo
Tokyo
(to the west). To the north lie three cities in Saitama Prefecture: Wako, Asaka and Niiza. Economy[edit] Toei Animation
Toei Animation
has its headquarters in the Ohizumi Studio in Nerima.[2] Anime International Company
Anime International Company
has its headquarters in the AIC Digital Building.[3] In addition, Studio Comet,[4] and Mushi Production have their headquarters in Nerima.[5] Education[edit]

Nihon University
Nihon University
Ekoda Campus

Public schools[edit]

69 elementary schools are operated by the Nerima
Nerima
City Board of Education 34 junior high schools are operated by the Nerima
Nerima
City Board of Education 10 high schools are operated by the Tokyo
Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Board of Education

High schools[edit]

Fourth Commercial High School Hikarigaoka High School Igusa High School Nerima
Nerima
High School Nerima
Nerima
Technical High School Oizumi High School Oizumi Gakuen High School Oizumi Sakura High School Shakujii High School Tagara High School

National schools[edit]

Oizumi elementary school attached to Tokyo
Tokyo
Gakugei University Oizumi junior high school attached to Tokyo
Tokyo
Gakugei University Tokyo
Tokyo
Gakugei University senior high school

Private schools[edit]

One elementary school Three junior high schools Four high schools

Colleges and universities[edit]

Musashino Academia Musicae Musashi University Nihon University
Nihon University
Ekoda Campus Sophia University
Sophia University
Shakujii Campus: Faculty of Theology

International Schools[edit]

Aoba- Japan
Japan
International School

Transportation[edit] Rail[edit]

Tokyo
Tokyo
Metro Fukutoshin Line

Tokyo
Tokyo
Metro

Yūrakuchō Line: Kotake Mukaihara, Hikawadai, Heiwadai, Chikatetsu Akatsuka Stations Fukutoshin Line: Kotake Mukaihara, Hikawadai, Heiwadai, Chikatetsu Akatsuka Stations

Tokyo
Tokyo
Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation

Ōedo Line: Shin-egota (on the boundary with Nakano), Nerima, Toshimaen, Nerima-kasugachō, Hikarigaoka Stations

Seibu Ikebukuro Line

Seibu Railway

Ikebukuro Line: Ekoda, Sakuradai, Nerima, Nakamurabashi, Fujimidai, Nerima-Takanodai, Shakujii-kōen, Ōizumi-gakuen Stations Shinjuku
Shinjuku
Line: Kami-Shakujii, Musashi-Seki Stations Toshima
Toshima
Line: Nerima, Toshimaen
Toshimaen
Stations Yūrakuchō Line: Kotake Mukaihara, Shin-Sakuradai, Nerima
Nerima
Stations

Tobu Railway

Tōjō Line: Tōbu- Nerima
Nerima
and Shimo-Akatsuka Stations are on the boundary with Itabashi

Bus[edit]

Kanto Bus Keio Bus: The Chu 92 bus travels between Nerima
Nerima
and Nakano Stations Kokusai-Kogyo Bus Seibu Bus Toei Bus: The Bus Service Division of the Tokyo
Tokyo
Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation operates 5 routes in Nerima
Nerima
Ward.

Road[edit]

Expressways:

Kan-etsu Expressway Tokyo
Tokyo
Gaikan Expressway

National highways:

National Route 17 (Shin Ōmiya Bypass) National Route 254 (Kawagoe Kaidō)

Other major roads:

Shin-Ōme Kaidō (Prefectural Road 245) Mejiro Dōri (Prefectural Road 8) Hoya Kaidō (Prefectural Road 233) Kan-nana (Prefectural Road 318) Kan-pachi (Prefectural Road 311) Nakasugi Dōri (Prefectural Road 427) Senkawa Dōri (Prefectural Road 439) Fuji Kaidō (Prefectural Road 441) Sasame Dōri (Prefectural Road 443&68) Igusa Dōri (Prefectural Road 444)

Leisure[edit]

Toshimaen
Toshimaen
amusement park

Amusement parks[edit]

Toshimaen

Museums[edit]

Ward art museum Iwasaki Chihiro
Iwasaki Chihiro
illustrated book museum

Parks[edit]

Johoku-Chuo Park

Hikarigaoka Park Shakujii Park Ōizumi Chuo Park Musashiseki Park Johoku-Chuo Park
Johoku-Chuo Park
(on the boundary with Itabashi)

Media[edit] Nerima
Nerima
prepares the Nerima
Nerima
News Azalea, a city newsletter, in English.[6] In popular culture[edit] Nerima
Nerima
is the setting of Rumiko Takahashi's long running and popular manga and anime series Ranma ½. As one of the first series in either media to achieve widespread popularity in the English speaking world Ranma introduced Nerima
Nerima
to western audiences, with several locations recognizable as backgrounds. It is also the setting of Takamitsu Kondou's Nerima
Nerima
Daikon
Daikon
Brothers. It is also the setting for two popular anime and manga series, Your Lie in April and Tokyo
Tokyo
Ghoul. Other[edit]

Nerima
Nerima
ward office

Japan
Japan
Ground Self-Defense Force Nerima
Nerima
Base

International relations[edit] Nerima
Nerima
has a sister-city relationship with Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. Nerima
Nerima
Gardens in Ipswich commemorates the tie. Nerima
Nerima
also has a similar link to Haidian District, Beijing, China. See also[edit]

Tokyo
Tokyo
portal

References[edit]

^ http://www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp/kocho_koho/koho/publication/file/file01.pdf[permanent dead link] ^ "Outline Archived 2015-07-03 at the Wayback Machine.." Toei Animation. Retrieved on February 26, 2010. ^ "Company Profile." Anime International Company. Retrieved on February 26, 2010. "AIC Digital Bldg. 3-19-9 Nakamura Kita, Nerima-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Japan
176-0023" ^ "company (会社案内) Archived 2012-03-11 at the Wayback Machine.." Studio Comet. Retrieved on March 15, 2012. "〒176-0013 東京都練馬区豊玉中3-1-3" ^ Home. Mushi Production. Retrieved on March 15, 2012. "〒177-0034 東京都練馬区 富士見台2-30-5" ^ http://www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp/kuho_gaikokugo/2006_10_5/english.pdf[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nerima, Tokyo.

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for North Tokyo.

Nerima
Nerima
City Official Website (in Japanese)

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