What is Tokyo Location Box

The Tokyo Location Box (here in after reffered to as the"TLB")  was established in April, 2001 as part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
It provides services to ensure safe and trouble-free filming experience in Tokyo with the cooperation of local governments, private companies, local communities, TV / film industry and its related industries. With a view to tourism promotion, industrial development and regional vitalization, doing whatever we can support you to make a film to be long remembered and conveying the fascination of Tokyo to viewers at home and abroad is our mission.

Services of the TLB

  • Providing various information related to filming in Tokyo.
     ・ Introducing filming locations in Tokyo.
     ・ Giving an introduction to the local film commissions and local governments.
     ・ Giving instructions on authorization procedure, such as with the police, fire brigade, etc.
  • Acting as liaison between film makers and location's owners or managers.
    ※  Each location's owner or manager always has the final say on matters related to the
       filming location.
  • Serving as an intermediate between the production and location's owner, being on the set to solve any problem may occur during the shoot as a necessary basis.
  • Offering advice on anything related to filming in Tokyo.
  • Promoting films we supported using our website, planning events, etc.


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  • Address:Nisshin Bldg. 2F, 346-6 Yamabuki-cho,
    Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0801, Japan
  • Telephone:+81-3-5579-8464
  • FAX:+81-3-5579-8785
  • E-mail:ml-tlb(at)tcvb.or.jp
    Please replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail.
  • Business hours:9:00am-18:00pm
    Monday through Friday,
    excluding national holidays
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