Today we set off for a walk to see the Frank Lloyd Wright designed girls school Jiyugakuen Miyonichikan. It is now a museum - unfortunately closed for the New Year holidays. We took a walk around the outside, then headed to Sunshine City - a shopping centre in Ikebukuro with a huge Pokemon shop, Kiddyland, and an Aquarium on the top floor. Sayu had given us some free tickets to the Aquarium which she got because they visited just after a terrible incident where a tank of fish died. Highlights were luminescent cuttlefish and jellyfish, a fugu and a huge ocean sun fish.
Ivy convinced us all to go to a cat cafe (grrr...). We then finished the day with a delicious bowl of ramen at one of the places from Russ's book - Bushikoto Taizo. You place your order via vending machine and then watch the cooks as you wait. It is not the sort of place to linger over your meal. In fact most of the other people there were dining solo and getting seriously stuck in. By the time we left a queue had formed outside.Read more