Meros Language School

2-45-7 Higashi Ikebukuro,Toshima-ku,Tokyo zip:170-0013
Nearest Station:JR Yamanoteline Ikebukuro station



Ikebukuro is along Yamanote Line which is the main transportation in 23 district of Tokyo (the center of Tokyo). Moreover there are many lines such as Saikyou Line, Seibu Ikebukuro Line, Toubu Toujou Line, Marunouchi Line and Yurakuchou Line besides Yamanote Line. Therefore transportation is abundant and very convenient.


The business buildings, the commercial establishments such as Sunshine City, more than one department store, are concentrated around the station. Public facilities, cultural facilities such as Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space, public parks such as Nishiguchi Plaza are provided. In addition, to the place left a little from the station, there are quiet residential areas, educational facilities, parks etc. That is why it is a suitable environment for study.

— Click below for more information about Ikebukuro. —

Toshima City official web site / Japanese

Toshima City official web site / English

What kind of place Ikebukuro is?

It is often heard “I know about the places like Shinjuku, Shibuya, Harajuku, Akihabara and Ginza, but about Ikebukuro….” Therefore, we have interviewed our students about Ikebukuro. The popular answers for each question are below;

1. How about the access to Ikebukuro?

  • ●It is very convenient because of massive traffic network such as trains and buses.
  • ●We can use not only JR lines but also private railways so that we can feel Saitama pref. very near. Therefore, we can seek for our rooms with cheep rent.
  • ●We can choose cheap way to go Ikebukuro from Narita Airport that makes our transfer easy such as Keihin Electric Express Railway (Keikyu line) or limousine buses.

2. What kind of shops and restaurants are there in Ikebukuro?

  • ●The best recommendation is Sunshine City! We can buy whatever we want on the cheap. There are also cheap shops such as 100en, 300en and 1,000en shops. We can play and eat there, too.
  • ●There are many shops of character goods such as Sanrio and Disney and those shops are very attractive for the people who love characters.
  • ●There are many shops of character goods such as Sanrio and Disney and those shops are very attractive for the people who love characters.
  • There are many restaurants where we can eat as much as we like for certain price, and very famous restaurants for Chinese noodle.

3. Where is the place you recommend?

  • ●There is very special aquarium in Sunshine City located 40m above ground and that aquarium shows us whole ecosystem in the water, which is renewed in 2012 and become more popular.
    There is also observatory in the building from where we can see whole city of Tokyo, Tokyo tower, Sky tree etc.

4. How do you express Ikebukuro in a word?

  • ●The city of general present set.
  • ●The city always busy and shines.
  • ●The city of convenient.
  • ●The city where put Shinjuku and Harajuku together.