Itabashi Azusawa Gymnasium is a gymnasium located in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo.
Until the 2020 season, it was the arena where the B-League's Tokyo Excellence held its home games, but the Excellence moved to Yokohama.
Getting to the Stadium
Itabashi Azusawa Gymnasium can be reached by bus from JR Akabane Station, or a 10-minute walk from Shimurasakaue Station on the Mita Line if you use the Tokyo Metro.
About the Stadium
Location: 1-1, Azusawa 3-chome, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-0051, Japan
What to bring
Compared to other countries such as the U.S., Japanese events allow people to bring their own belongings, and there are few venues that do not allow backpacks.
For drinks, please note that in most cases, you cannot bring in cans or bottles. In many cases, you can bring in plastic bottles.
Gate Opening Time
The opening hours may vary depending on the event, so please check the website of the event you are attending.
Many events in Japan allow re-entry, but it depends on the event.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Tokyo as a reference for planning your trip.
1. "Getting there & Around" Itabashi, Kita, Toshima, Nerima
In this area, there are more backpackers staying in the Asakusa and Ueno areas of Taito-ku, mainly in dormitories, than in other wards. Here is a selection of hotels in the Adachi, Arakawa, Edogawa, Katsushika, Koto, Sumida, and Taito wards areas.
2. "Where to Stay" in Itabashi, Kita, Toshima, Nerima
Itabashi and Kita have Saitama Prefecture nearby. There are several train options as far as Omiya Station in Saitama Prefecture, so you can look for a hotel within this area.
Toshima-ku is home to Ikebukuro, and when it comes to the Ikebukuro area, there are more hotel options.
We have picked up hotels in the Itabashi, Kita, Toshima, and Nerima wards areas.
3. "What to Do & See" in Itabashi, Kita, Toshima, Nerima
Tokyo is not that big, and you can travel anywhere within the 23 wards by train without spending too much time. Therefore, there is no need to narrow down the area, but in Toshima Ward, there is Sunshine City. In Kita Ward, the Shibusawa Eiichi Museum is located in Asukayama Park, just outside of Oji Station.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Itabashi, Kita, Toshima, Nerima
Since it is Tokyo, there are stores everywhere you go.
The rest is up to you, what you want to eat and where you want to eat it.
We will pick out a few restaurants for you, but in the case of Tokyo, there is no way to cover them all, so we recommend that you look for them yourself on the Internet.
As with sightseeing, popular stores may have lines.
Therefore, if you are short on time and want to go to a popular restaurant, you may not be able to eat there, so we recommend that you pick up several restaurants in advance.