Living in Ariake, Shinonome, Daiba - Tokyo Bay Area

The Ariake and Shinonome areas of Koto-ku, and Daiba area of Minato-ku are located on stretches of reclaimed land facing the Tokyo Bay. These areas are continuously under development with new commercial areas and you can find various rental apartments that are suitable for foreigners.

Ariake Area

The Ariake area is in Central Tokyo and lies to the south of Toyosu and to the east of Diaba in the Tokyo Bay area. The area is lined with waterfront tower apartments and was developed through city planning to have residential and commercial facilities, wide streets, parks, and a waterside landscape. Various trade shows are held at Tokyo Big Sight (Kokusai-tenjijo Station) attracting many visitors inside and outside of the country. The area is very convenient for transportation and includes has easy access to major areas in Central Tokyo such as Tokyo, Ginza, Shibuya, and Shinjuku. Many construction projects are currently in progress such as the Ariake Arena and Ariake Gymnastics Centre, both venues  for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

“City Towers Tokyo Bay” is a new development project currently in progress–that is expected to revitalize the entire area–and includes 3 tower apartments with a total of 1539 units, commercial facilities, a hotel, and an event hall.


Major Rail Lines

Kokusai-tenjijo Station on Rinkai Line

Ariake Tennis-no-mori Station / Ariake Station / Kokusai-tenjijo-seimon Station on Yurikamome Line

From Kokusai-tenjijo Station on the Rinkai Line you can reach Shibuya Station (19min) and Shinjuku Station (25min) without transferring. Tokyo Station can be reached (12min) by transferring to the Keiyo Line at Shin-kiba Station. With direct bus connections to Tokyo Station, Ginza Station, and neighboring areas, it is a very convenient location for shopping, commuting, and attending school. The area also has easy access to Daiba and Toyosu, both great places for their amusement facilities and to enjoy shopping.



Shinonome Area

The Shinonome area lies to the south of Toyosu and east of Ariake. The town block of “Shinonome Canal Court”–consisting of large apartments and commercial facilities–spreads out from 1-chome, Shinonome on the east side of Harumi-dori Street. Within this town block are a designer rental apartment by UR called “CODAN” along with various other tower apartments and a full range of communal facilities such as Aeon supermarket (open 24hrs), convenience stores, drugstores, cafés, and restaurants.


Major Rail Lines

Shinonome Station on Rinkai Line

Tatsumi Station / Toyosu Station on Metro Yurakucho Line

From the Tatsumi Station or Toyosu Station on the Yurakucho line you can reach Tokyo Station and Ginza Station (approx. 20min). From Shinonome Station on the RInkai Line you can reach Shibuya Station and Shinjuku Station (approx. 30min). The area is conveniently located making commuting and going to school easy.


Daiba Area

The Daiba area lies to the west of the Ariake area and belongs to 3 wards (Minato-ku, Koto-ku, Shinagawa-ku). Rainbow Bridge–a symbolic icon of Tokyo Bay–connects Shibaura and Daiba. The area has many recreational facilities to enjoy, such as the Fuji TV Building and The Giant Ferris Wheel at Palette Town–landmarks of the area–the shopping malls of DiverCity Tokyo and Aqua City Odaiba, and the Museum of Maritime Science and Miraikan. The residential area is concentrated in the eastern side of Daiba’s 1-chome and 2-chome. Plenty of communal facilities such as supermarkets, convenience stores, schools, nursery schools, and hospitals can be found throughout the neighborhood. The Odaiba Seaside Park and Shiokaze Park are located nearby as great places to escape city life and get feel closer to nature.


Major Rail Lines

Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station on Yurikamome Line

Tokyo Teleport Station on Rinkai Line

From Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station on the Yurikamome Line, Shimbashi Station is a 15min ride. From Tokyo Teleport Station on the Rinkai Line, Shibuya Station is about a 20min ride. The area also has easy access to toll gates and exits (Daiba, Ariake, and Rinkai Fukutoshin) of the Metropolitan Expressway.

Apartments in Ariake, Shinonome, Daiba Bay Areas

Exterior of The Towers Daiba
Sale Property tag

"The Towers Daiba", a symbol of luxurious tower apartment living in Odaiba. It is surrounded with greenery and a water front area. Its extensive facilities and services include a fytness gym, a concerge service as well as management staff stationed 24 h.

JPY 89,800,000

Exterior of Apple Tower Tokyo Canal Court
Sale Property tag

The property is a soaring tower apartment that stands along Tatsumi canal within the residential district "Shinonome Canal Court" where necessary infrastructures for living are developed and organized. A 24h grocery store, "AEON" is found in a 3 min. walk. All units have natural hot spring water pulled in.

JPY 87,800,000

Exterior of Brillia Ariake SkyTower
Sale Property tag

Brillia Ariake Sky Tower is a 33-story reinforced concrete built condominium apartment located in Ariake 1-chome, Koto-ku, a continuously developing town. It features various shared facilities that enrich daily life of the residents such as a bar lounge, library, swimming pool and fitness gym. There is Bunkado supermarket on the 1st floor, so everyday shopping is so easy for the residents. On the 2nd floor there is a licensed nursery school “Himawari Kids Garden Ariake no Mori”, which is providing the residents having small children with convenience and a sense of security.

JPY 80,800,000

Located along a canal in a quiet and calm living environment. It is a large rental apartment with a total of 135 units. There are many convenience stores and large commercial facilities within walking distance, which provide convenience for everyday shopping. The apartment offers plenty of shared services and facilities such as concierge services at a front desk, a lounge space, and a party room. It also offers the units from 1K to 3LDK to cover various lifestyles from single residents to families with children. The units come with various amenities such as a bathroom dryer and floor heating.

JPY 297,000/month

"The Towers Daiba", a symbol of luxurious tower apartment living in Odaiba. It is surrounded with greenery and a water front area. Its extensive facilities and services include a fytness gym, a concerge service as well as management staff stationed 24 h

JPY 240,000/month

Ariake, Shinonome, Daiba Map