So yesterday I decided to have a touristy day. I went to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. It looks a little like it should belong in Gotham City. It has 2 towers and you can go up either one for free to a viewing floor near the top:
So, needless to say I’ll be going back here on a nice clear day. It was pretty spectacular and surprisingly quiet, but it’ll be so much better when Mount Fuji s visible.
After that, I spent about 20 minutes trying to get out of Skinjuku Station. It’s the busiest station in the world – around 3.6m people pass through it per day!!! Then I went for a wander:
In the evening we went to see ‘Lucy’ at the cinema in Shibuya. We basically wanted to see what the experience was like compared to back home. Basically it’s exactly the same, maybe a bit more expensive, but with some really dire-looking Japanese trailers pre-film. It looks like Japanese films are as bad as you could possibly get: