Koenji is a neighbourhood in Tokyo.
It’s home to one of the biggest summer dances – the awa odori.
It is named after old temples in the area “ji”・寺 means temple.
It’s a hub of the younger generation and subcultures.
It’s now famous for it’s second hand stores, local restaurants and live houses.
It’s only 10 minutes from Shinjuku so it’s a popular place to live.