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Beach of Makuhari

Makuhari (幕張) is a community in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is within Hanamigawa-ku and Mihama-ku.[citation needed]

It was reclaimed from the sea. The district was constructed in a span of 10 years. Steven Poole, author of Trigger Happy, described it as "Japan's own vision of the future now".[1] Poole added that is a "shrine to techno-optimism" that "looks just like a city out of a video game".[1]





  • Poole, Steven Trigger Happy. Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., December 13, 2013. ISBN 162872224X, 9781628722246.


  1. ^ a b Poole, page not stated (PT141 in Google Books). Starts: "Usually to the south, to Makuhari, Japan's own vision of the future now. Makuhari is a coastal district reclaimed[...]"
  2. ^ "幕張6ホテル、昨年度の稼働率過去最高 TDRや外国客". Nihon Keizai Shimbun. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 6ホテルに近いJR海浜幕張駅は、TDR最寄りのJR舞浜駅まで約20分で移動できるため、TDRを訪れるために幕張のホテルを利用する客も多い。
  3. ^ "School History." (Archive) Shibuya Kyouiku Gakuen. Retrieved on 8 January 2014.