Shibamata is an area in Katsushika state, Tokyo, which is well known as the place where “Tora-san” was born in and was grown up, he’s one of the most famous and the traditional characters in the sort of stories that refer to “Tokyo Shitamachi” feelings. The TV show “Otoko-ha-Tsuraiyo” has a guinness records as the longest series of movies in the World. In such really a Japanese traditional area, you will see 13 thousands shots of the fireworks, it’ll be on the middle of EDO river. If you want to enjoy the Japanese traditional fireworks, this is the best choice for you.
Shibamata in Katsushika is known for the hometown of the fictional character “Tora-san” in the once longest movie series in the world “Otoko wa Tsurai yo (男はつらいよ, "It's tough being a man"). The movie had spanned 48 installment from 1969 to 1995, and had to stop because the leading star passed away. The movie presents the scene of Shitamachi in Tokyo- the lowland where common people, artisans and merchants used to live in Edo Period and still remains the kind of the atmosphere and the scene nowadays. The settings, architectural models and data of the movie are now preserved in the museum dedicated to “Tora-san”, the name of the leading character in the movie.
In such a Japanese traditional area, you will see 13 thousands fireworks firing up into the sky from the middle of the Edo river. If you want to enjoy the Japanese fireworks with historical ambience, come to join us to see the fireworks in Katsushika Noryo Hanabi.