Kameari - kochikame

Travel Information

Kameari (亀有)is famous town because the very popular comic "Kochikame, こち亀" forced on this town. Kameari is located on the east end of Tokyo right next Chiba prefecture. At north side of Kameari station, there is police station which is model of the police station in the comic. Kochikame runs more than 30 years and has over 1500 episodes which is the longest running comic in Japan. Kochikame is the fiction but most of the story is based on the real life in the period. There is real Kameari-Koen park which the police station of Ryosan who is the main character of Kochikame is suppose to be. If you are big fun of "Kochikame, こちら葛飾区亀有公園前派出所," visit Kameari to see the true Kochikame world.

Tourist Info.
There is Ryo-san's statue in front of Kameari station.

0. Ueno Station
1. use JR Joban line to Kitasenju (11 min.)
2. use Chiyoda line to Kameari (7 min.)

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Map around Kameari - kochikame

Detailed Travel Guide

Kameari - kochikame

The koban located at the north entrance of the train station is known as a model of a koban in Osamu Akimoto's long-run manga Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo A.K.A. Kochikame. The police cartoon stages in Kameari area where the train station is situated. As a tribute to the cartoon, two statues of the officer Kankichi Ryotsu, the main character of the series, were placed near north and south entrances of the train station in 2006.

There is bigger park in north side of Kameari, it called Nakagawa park. It is very likely where the Ryo-san's police station is suppose to be. So, you can check out the motif of the Police Station at Kameari station, real Kameari-Koen Park, and the motif of Kameari-Koen Park in Kameari.

If you are big fun of Kochikame, visit Kameari and find out the truth of Kochikame by yourself.