Guide and information of Japan travel, with Asakusa, Shinjuku, Akihabara, Tokyo, Yokohama Station and more.
The Style of Antique Tokyo
HOME Essential Info Sightseeing Eating Sleeping
Shopping Festival Transportation One Day Tour Tokyo Guide

Nihongo Japanese Class
Temple and Shrine
Art in Asakusa
Sushi Unagi Eel Whale
Oshima Island
Hakkaisan Sake
Ando Tadao san
Puratto Kodama
Hokkaido + East Japan
7 Billion People
Sumo in Tokyo
Roam Around Japan
Live Camera Tokyo
Ukiyoe Japan
Daibutsu and Kan-non
Vegetarian and Vegan
(HND) and (NRT)
Lost in Tokyo
New Vending Machines
Japanese Knife
Amphibious Vehicle
Cat Cafe Neko Cafe
Onsen Hot Spring
Seishun 18 Kippu
Fireworks Festival 2014
Tofu Exclusive
Japanese Chess Shogi
ANA B787 or Lufthansa?
Lucky Cat Shrine
Tohoku Big 6 Festival
Best Japanese Sweets
Climbing Mt.Fuji
Sky Tree Gourmet
Tokyo Amateur Orchestra
Ogasawara Islands
Ramen Review
Asakusa 51578+???
Bonsai Experience
Aomori One Day Trip
Tokyo Only Cafe
Baseball Yakyu
Manga Anime Otaku
Tokyo Sky Tree
Earthquake and Tsunami
Hakone Fuji Tour
Tsukiji Fish Market
Japanese Martial Arts
Skiing Japan
Japan Highlights 1
Japan Highlights 2
ASAKUSA now 56,834 + ???
 Shinkansen for Hokkaido (2015)
 The newest Shinkansen train runs up
 to Hakodate will start in 2015.
 N700 to N700A series Nozomi
 The newest train of Nozomi Shinkansen
 run between Tokyo and Hakata, Kyushu.
The number is average calculated per day at Asakusa station on Tobu Line for the year 2012. The earthquake year 2011 made numbers declined a bit to 48,569, but recovered a lot to 56,834 in 2013. It includes ride-on passengers as well as get-off passengers. At another Asakusa station on Tokyo Metro Line was 100,236 people a day. Tawaramachi station had 28,865 everyday. For those who would be curious about the numbers/figures for another big stations, here's some picked up statistics of major JR stations (please note that JR counts only ride-on passengers, therefore, to compare with Tobu Line and Tokyo Metro Line, JR figures need to be doubled). (daily ride-on passenger)
Shinjuku : 751,018
Ikebukuro : 550,350
Tokyo : 415,918
Yokohama : 406,594
Shibuya : 378,539 (The crossing of Hachiko Monogatari live camera is here )
Above is Top 5 of JR
Akihabara : 240,327 (number 9)
Ueno : 181,880 (number 13)
Maihama (Disneyland) : 76,495
Narita Airport (T1) : 6,586
Narita Airport (T2) : 4,278
Shinano Shiratori : 8 (only 8 passengers daily used  iiyama line from this station)
Kuzakai : 2 (yes, only 2 people average got-on from the station, Yamada Line)
You might have heard of that Shinjuku has 3 - 4 million (3,000,000 - 4,000,000, depending on statistic and on which area specificly measure) people everyday which is the figure including not only JR but other private railways such as Toei Subway, Tokyo Metro, Odakyu and Keio. The X crossing, diagonal crossing, scramble intersection in front of Hachiko (the dog statue), Shibuya station, has about 800,000 people a day. It may take several lives to shake all of their hands, so let's not take it (each encounter) for granted.
Copyright TOKYO RYOKAN All Rights Reserved