About Tokyo's Family Entertainment ComplexSunshine City is one of the most famous attractions in Ikebukuro. It is a huge complex that opened in 1987, offering a huge entertainment space for every age, interest and budget. It is located on a skyscraper, and includes theme parks, cinemas, a cultural center, a huge shopping center with hundreds of arcade shops, a planetarium and more.
Sunshine City has visitors from all over Japan, who visit the city to enjoy the amazing things it offers. This is a "city within the city", you can spend many hours here. There are even hotels here, for those who never want to leave...
Sunshine City contains a number of theme parks and complexes, with an atmosphere for computer games, manga and Pokémon. The latter, by the way, also offers an ice cream museum with strange flavors like octopus, beef tongue, salt water and Indian curry. Next to the complex, the world's largest anime store is called Animite, which includes 9 floors of anime!
There is also the Sunshine Aquarium to visit, where one can watch fish and deep-sea dwellers, including sun-toned fish, who feed on jellyfish and are considered the largest fish in the sea.
A planetarium is here as well to explore, and it includes a magnificent high-tech sky dome. Through here you can head towards the romantic observation Sunhsine 60, which offers a view of the city from the 60th floor. The elevator will fly you up to a 240 meter view in only half a minute!
TipsThe Sunshine City is located in central Tokyo, ensuring easy access to and about the city.