Let's go on a movie location tour in Nagoya!

Nagoya city Naka-ku
Posting date: 2023.02.22
Let's go on a movie location tour in Nagoya!

In Nagoya, filming is permitted in various places such as cultural property facilities and the city, and it is no exaggeration to say that the area is indispensable for the production of movies and dramas. It was used as a filming location for the movie "Masquerade Hotel" starring Takuya Kimura, and Masaharu Fukuyama once praised Nagoya as a movie town.

So, this time, we will introduce recommended locations in Nagoya City.

The Solitary Gourmet filming location ①
"Coffee Place Karasu" | Fushimi Station

"Coffee place Karasu" is a cafe located in Sakae 1-chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya, which is also popular with cafe lovers. It is known as the filming location for The Solitary Gourmet Nagoya business trip edition. The specialty menu item "An Toast" ordered by Goro is very popular.

This time, I ordered the Karasu blended coffee and "an toast" that appeared in the drama. Dark roasted coffee goes well with sweet bean paste toast.

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The Solitary Gourmet TV Tokyo

[Coffee Place Karas]
Address: 1-12-2 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Phone number: 052-231-1563
Closed: 2nd and 4th Saturday

The Solitary Gourmet filming location ②
"Taiwan ramen Koyo"|Nishi Ward, Nagoya City

Goro, who was shaken by whether to eat "Taiwan ramen" or "Hitsumabushi" in The Solitary Gourmet Nagoya business trip edition, ended up with "Taiwan ramen". Goro visited "Taiwan ramen Koyo" in Nishi Ward, Nagoya City.

During the program, Goro ordered three items: "Taiwan ramen," "spicy garlic fried rice," and "vinegared chicken." At the restaurant, it is also on the menu as “Goro-san Set (¥2,035)”.

There are 5 levels of spiciness for the ramen: American, Normal, Slightly Spicy, Medium Spicy, and Super Spicy, so even those who don't like spicy food can try it. Please try it.

<Shooting history>
The Solitary Gourmet TV Tokyo

[Taiwan ramen Koyo]
Address: 3-139 Hira, Nishi Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Business hours: 17:00-24:30 (LO 24:00)
Regular holiday: Tuesday

Filming location of Solitary Gourmet ③
"Una Yutaka" that appeared in Goro's dream | Mizuho Ward, Nagoya City

Another one from The Solitary Gourmet business trip edition. "Unatoyo" in Toyooka-dori, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya City is "Unaju" that Goro failed to eat in his dream.

The eel on top of piping hot rice is served with a not-too-rich sauce and a relatively light aftertaste. Goro even dreamed that it was delicious.

<Shooting history>
The Solitary Gourmet TV Tokyo

[Charcoal Grill Unatoyo]
Address: 3-40 Toyooka-dori, Mizuho Ward, Nagoya City

Nagoya's famous location "government district"
|Around Sannomaru, Naka Ward, Nagoya City

A government district in Naka Ward, Nagoya City. It is characterized by wide roads and intersections without traffic lights. It seems that the government district was chosen as the location for the first time in the movie "Strawberry Night" starring Yuko Takeuchi. The scene shot in the government district was also used in the promotional poster for "Strawberry Night".

It has been used as a filming location for various movies such as the movie "SCOOP!" starring Masaharu Fukuyama and the movie "Ajin" starring Takeru Sato and Go Ayano.


<Shooting history>
Tocyo-Bakuha! (TBS)

Strawberry night
Shield of Straw
Ryuzo and his seven henchmen
Movie MOZU

[Government district]
Address: Sannomaru 1-chome to Sannomaru 4-chome, Higashi Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya's famous filming spot "Nagoya City Hall" | Sannomaru, Naka-ku

Speaking of the sacred place of Nagoya location, it is "Nagoya City Hall"! It is used in many movies as a place where you can shoot in a historical building.

The first filming took place at the city hall was Koki Mitani's original and screenplay "Laughing University" (2004). In the movie "SP Revolution" (2011), it was filmed as the Diet Building with a red carpet.

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The Brilliant Family (TBS)
Case file 16 of the tax inspector Taro Madogawa (TBS)
Limit -Criminal Site 2- (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Audit firm (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Jiro Shirasu (NHK)
Summer of Bureaucrats (TBS)
Judgment of Grit (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Lose, Win - Shigeru Yoshida, the man who created the postwar era - (NHK)
A fly woman in love (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Olympic ransom (TV Asahi)
Trap of the Sun (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
The Promise of Skate Shoes ~Nagoya Women's Figure Story~ (TV Aichi)
All-out divorce consultation (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
A Man Called a Demon Yasuzaemon Matsunaga (NHK)
Great Kidnapping 2018 (Tokai TV)

Laughing University
Little Heroes ~Gamera~
20th Century Boys
SP Revolution
Once in a Blue Moon
Tsui no Shintaku
Outrage Beyond
Goodbye Debussy
The Apology King
Third Murder
Meiji Tokyo love story
The Great War of Archimedes

[Nagoya City Hall]
Address: 3-1-1 Sannomaru, Naka Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya's famous filming spot "Birigyaru" starring Kasumi Arimura ①
"Oasis 21" | Sakae Station

"Oasis 21" in the center of Nagoya Sakae. In addition to the "Water Spaceship", the "Green Earth" with flowerbeds and trees, the "Galaxy Plaza" with an atrium, it is a complex facility with shops and a bus terminal. It is one of  the locations in the famous movie "Birigyaru" starring Kasumi Arimura.

It became a shooting location as a meeting place.

The bench in the photo is exactly where the casts were meeting. Kasumi Arimura sat on this bench.
Please check it out together with the movie.

<Shooting history>

Someday (OCN/Korean Drama)
Nagoya Kotobuki Rock'n'Roll-From "Gummo Evian!"-(Tokai TV)
Case file 16 of the tax inspector Taro Madogawa (TBS)
Nagoya Yattokame detective group (Tokai TV)
Rebound (Nippon TV)
Runaway-For you who I love (TBS)
Dream High (KBS/Korean Drama)
Trap of the Sun (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
The Promise of Skate Shoes ~Nagoya Women's Figure Story~ (TV Aichi)
All-out divorce consultation (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Mom, can I stop being your daughter? (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Tokusatsu Gagaga (NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station)
Road ~Taiwan Express~ (NHK/PTS (Taiwan) co-production)

Gummo Evian!
Goodbye Debussy

[Oasis 21]
Address: 1-11-1 Higashisakura, Higashi Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Filming location of the movie "Birigyaru" starring Kasumi Arimura②
"Princess Odori”|Sakae Station

Similarly, "Princess Odori", which was filmed as a playground for the main character, Sayaka, is also known as a shooting location for Birigyaru.

This is the very place where Sayaka and her friends ran after escaping from the club. At the time of the screening of the film, I also remember that I felt uplifted when this place was shown on the screen.
It is nice when a place you know is used in a movie.

In addition, the area near Sakae Station Exit 2, where you can see the Ferris wheel of Sunshine Sakae, was also used as a filming location for Birigyaru.

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[Princess Boulevard]
Address: 3-3 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture


This time, I have picked up and introduced the locations in Nagoya that have become a hot topic. In addition to the spots introduced this time, many places have been selected as shooting locations.
please check it!

▼Click here for an article about the filming locations for the movie "Nameless Day" set in Nagoya

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