Asakusa Anime Pilgrimage Tour Guided by Asakusa Houkan

A Houkan is a male geisha who livens up the show (there are also female guests), and currently there are only six Houkans left in the whole country, all in Asakusa. They will guide you to the unknown part of Asakusa with humorous talks. then will take you to the hottest anime sanctuary as well as explaining how Asakusa used to be.

HIGHLIGHTS;
A valuable experience of a guided tour by Houkan, a male geisha only 6 left in Japan.
You will visit the popular anime spots!
Get a rice cracker from Asakusa Kineya as a souvenir!
Children are also welcomed!
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




A Houkan is a male geisha who livens up the show (there are also female guests), and currently there are only six Houkans left in the whole country, all in Asakusa. They will guide you to the unknown part of Asakusa with humorous talks. then will take you to the hottest anime sanctuary as well as explaining how Asakusa used to be.

HIGHLIGHTS;
A valuable experience of a guided tour by Houkan, a male geisha only 6 left in Japan.
You will visit the popular anime spots!
Get a rice cracker from Asakusa Kineya as a souvenir!
Children are also welcomed!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

What is the origin of the name and the face of the night?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chingo-do, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Sensoji Hall (spots related to Houkan)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa Ryounkaku Monument, 2-14, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Ryounkaku site (also appeared in popular anime!)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa, Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Born in the Edo period (17-19th century)! What was it like in those days?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 東京浅草組合 浅草見番, 3-chōme-33-5 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan

Asakusa Hanamachi (What is Asakusa’s geisha culture?)

Duration: 10 minutes