"We have moved!!!!!!" 2014/12/10
And photos have replaced. But sorry is taken by mobile because we are soon waiting for professional photographer.
Our room is tidy and clean because is new house.
Most of things are newly ordered still waiting for delivery… (=__=)
So please let us know if you want to know anything or request anything.
We hope to welcome you to our new house to share and learn from each other.
We try to put on (website hidden)map but it doesn't show the right pin. So we must wrote to get the right pin for our location.
Let us know if you have questions.
Our new place will be in Tabata shinmachi (same train line as before JR Yamanote Line)
This station have 2 JR lines.
JR Yamanote Line and Keihin Tohoku line.
Living in Tokyo to travel in most convenience is JR Yamanote Line. It stops in most major city around.
We are now nearer to Ueno (7mins) Akihabara and 12 mins to Tokyo station.
From JR Yamanote line, is the easiest way to go around Tokyo.
less than 10 mins by foot to station.
Beside JR Yamanote line there is also 2 subway.
Chiyoda line and Toneri liner.
Easy access to Narita with other station nearer to our house 7 mins walk by Keisei line to Narita (local train ¥780)
You can go to Yokohama, Kawasaki ,… with JR Keihin Tohoku line.
Chiyoda line goes to Roppongi/minato-ku area.
Is easy to travel even if JR pass is not available to some guests.
Therefore if you wish to make reservation, please write to us. We are happy to share our new house and location!!!
Guests who are …
arriving late (11:30-midnight) is best to put a night in the airport. If there is a delay on flight.. last train stopped at around midnight and depends from places to places..it is ok to let us know if you like to arrive with Taxi..we will stay up to wait.
We hope to meet all our guests. So far.. we have only missed 2 Singapore guests that we were unable to meet because we were away to our hometown to be with our family and the house is vacant. And we have noted it on our profile before we back to Fukuoka.
To our future guest..
If we will be away from Tokyo we will write on top of this NOTE to notify each guest.
Thank you for your time looking through our page.
AND Please take a time to read through our
It is important to understand the country/city/places that you are visiting. IF our information is not enough.. please use G or Y internet search engine to find out from airport to our place. It gives a better understanding. Our english is not good therefore we might describe it bad… (=__='') sorry..
We are Kotaro and Kei together with our tortoise
KERO live in this house. Airbnb gave us good experience to know people around the world. Japan is a wonderful and safe place to travel. Just tell us what do you like or where do you want to go..
we can give some advice on the itinerary guide towards your stay.
If this room is booked, please also check out this link
we take care both side.
BED ｡()爻() Latest info 12/10
This is 3 storey house which one private room at the G/1Floor with a private toilet and 2nd Floor comes with the Living, kitchen and a shower/bathroom.
(we are at 3F together with another room)
Is a nice and cosy neighbourhood.
It is a share shower/dressing room
But we only use once in the morning or night.
It is ok to use it anytime.
Japanese typical breakfast will be SERVE! if you need western, just let us know.. banana and cereal?
TELL US!!! we like to know what other country people eat in the morning..
Anytime for your convenience to have breakfast.
Just let us know if you want sleep later or earlier.
IF you DO NOT WANT breakfast, DINNER is OK! (anything ok)
we can share and have fun while eating and drinking.
DINNER is on us but beer/sake you can purchase it just 1 min from our house. (not expensive)
There is a lot of buses connects to Ikebukuro and Asakusa just one min from our house.
There is a bus schedule, if you are interested let us know we can guide you to have bus ride.
We use JR Nishinippori (西日暮里) station of JR Yamanote Station. (famous loop line to go around in the city which connects all major city)
In this Nishinippori station, have 2 others major line.
1) Metro subway, Chiyoda Line which connects to the city like Omotesando, Kasumigaseki (Tokyo Business area) and up to Saitama/Chiba.
2) JR Keihin Tohoku line which connects to Yokohama, Kamata…
You can discover more places within this station.
Bus from Narita or Haneda stops at Tokyo station and should you have difficulties in coming from Tokyo station. Just let us know.
Train from Narita
Train from Narita to our house the most reasonable fare is take
Keisei Line to Shinmishikawa, ¥780
The fastest to reach the city is Nippori skyliner.
stop at Nippori and we can wait at Nippori station or Nishi nippori as only one stop from our house.
Please let us know where would you like us to wait for your arrival in this both station.
JR Yamanote line (Nishinippori station)
From station to station..
Ueno - 7 minutes
Tokyo - 12 minutes
Shinjukuk - 19 minutes
Bus station (1 minute walk from our house)
Walking (Is healthy to walk at least 10-20 minutes everyday)
House to Train station by foot
About 8-10 minutes walk by foot to JR Nishinippori station.
SHOPS (many Japanese local cafe)
Walking distance 4 mins to a big 100Yen, 1 min - supermarkets, drug stores,
1 min to Convenience store Familymart Foods, 2
1 min to Yoshinoya 24hrs beef bowl rice.
1 min to Bento shop. 24 hrs.
3 mins to 7/11 convenience store.
and along the way ramen, 24 hours Mcd,. .......
There is also a beautiful park and shrine nearby. Please take some time to enjoy and relax in the park.
Public bath/sauna 3 mins walk from our house!
Let us know if you are interested! Is just around the corner
and you can have relax time!
☆ぁ㌧(_ _*(･ω･*)三(*･ω･)*_ _)ぁ㌧☆
Write to us if you want to know more about the direction.
Let us know if you are interested.
We have bicycles! we call her SHIRO-chan. You can use it around the neighbourhood. Please take care of her!
Portable WiFi and also a Japanese mobile while you are staying with us. We hope to support you in anyway while your holiday in Japan.
Tell us about your itinerary and food you like to eat in Japan.
Please attach us with your lovely photo ok?
And also your arrival and departure time as soon as you know so we can plan and prepare for your arrival.
Thank you for looking at our page!
K & K
Interaction with Guests
We like to have fun time with guests.
To have lovely home cook meal and fun time handcrafts.
Please let us know if any of your interest that you have in your stay, we are happy to share and learn from each other.
We love Nishinippori because is nearer to Tokyo which we are fond of parks and more comfortable space.
JR Yamanote or Chiyoda line is recommend.
We trust our guests for their visit and love of Japan!
Strictly NO smoking and also not allow to smoke outside.
You may smoke nearby the convenience store 2 mins walk from the house.
Kotaro and Kei's place is in a lovely area of Tokyo near the Nishinippori station. The station is connected to the JR Yamanote line which is great for anyone staying and using a JR Rail Pass. The couple was amazingly accommodating, considerate, friendly, and helped us out whenever they could. Kotaro and Kei are very animated when talking and it's quite a lot of fun conversing with them. Kei's cooking was great when we weren't out eating whatever Tokyo had to offer. The house itself was very nice and well furnished. The room they provided included two different heaters and two heated blankets to make sure we stayed warm in the cold nights. There was plenty of space and a large closet was even provided for our large luggage. I wish we had more time to stay with them in Tokyo. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Tokyo.
It is my best memory with my Japan Trip. Kotaro san and Kei san are very nice and help me for some another problems. Wish we can meet again when I go to Japan in the future and I hope that I will be healthy on next time. Also, congratulation with a baby. Wish you children be a healthy boy or girl.
Another fantastic time spent with Kotaro and Kei! Thank you so much for looking after Kara and I. I love staying with you, it is always so much fun :) it went by so fast! Look forward to meeting your baby someday :) xox
Our vacation to Japan was fantastic. This was my first time staying with a host family, but I would definitely do it again. From the moment we first contacted them on airbnb to when we at last left, Kei and Kotaro made us feel super welcome.
Kei greeted us at Nishinippori station and guided us to her home, a wonderfully cozy three story building, and then showed us around the neighborhood. She pointed out the points of interest to us— the nearby restaurants, the convenience stores (which apparently sell everything), and the hundred yen shop. It was really nice to be able to be shown around a neighborhood that wasn't touristy, where we could try to appreciate everyday Japanese life.
Throughout the trip, both Kotaro and Kei were so very helpful, suggesting additional sites to visit and things to experience. We were always very comfortable in their home, and our dinners together were fun and enlightening. The pocketwifi was a godsend, as were the wonderful breakfasts Kei cooked :)
We can't wait to go back and visit them again!
Notre séjour a été fantastique à Tokyo et c'est grandement grâce au logement où nous restions. Le logement et la chambre étaient propres, bien équipés et les hôtes étaient d'une grande aide et d'une grande disponibilité. Le repas que Kei nous faisait à chaque jour était délicieux et varié, elle s'assurait de nous faire goûter différents plats japonais. Ils sont même venus nous chercher et reconduire à la gare de train. Ils sont d'une gentillesse débordante et je n'hésiterai pas à y retourner la prochaine fois que nous retournerons à Tokyo.
Kotaro and Kei were the best hosts! They were both so kind and generous. Kei made breakfast every morning and even waited until we were awake.. She even made coffee and tea too. Their house is so nice and clean and in a really nice and convenient location. It's close to the train station and a couple of convenient stores. Kotaro met us at the station when we first arrived. They have a pocket wifi for guests to use too. It felt so nice coming "home" to their house each night. I highly recommend Kotaro and Kei if you are looking for a place to stay while visiting Tokyo. Thank you Kotaro san and Kei san!
This place is amazing and so are the hosts!!! Kotaro and Kei are the nicest people an helped so much! What a great experience! Highly recommend this BnB, It's the best way to experience Tokyo/Japan!!!
We even got lost at the train station on arrival and they made sure they found us even after hours of waiting.
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Love culture/foods/anime and to know about other countries people.
Kei likes cooking and handcrafts..｡()爻()
... felting, knitting, sewing, zakka.., coffee art (anything that is handmade)
Kotaro likes making pottery and origami!
we have souvenirs for everyone! surprise “ヽ(*д*)ﾉ”
We are IT engineer...Both of us works hard and have fun.
Latest info: 6/20 Kei quit her job and now full time in her crafts.
you can get souvenir here soon.
2015 we will move to nearer to Nippori, Ueno or Akihabara..
This is because we will need some space for our little kei in Spring.
If you are interested in Japanese cooking, Origami, Felting, please let us know ok?
we can arrange time to do together.. (FUN TIME)
Our dream is to have our own guest house
with our little hand craft cafe serving our homemade Japanese food
..taught by our mothers, grandmothers..(Fukuoka/Nagasaki style)
(；`・ω・） ｡･ﾟ･） チャーハン作るよ！！
We have just created F.B/Instagram for our kero kero house..
feel free to add us with introduction!
We love natures/photos and everything that is cute (@^.^@)
AND to get to know us more, add us on LINE after your confirmation!
we will keep you update on Tokyo's weather/festival.
Let us know!!
If you want to go Totoro-Ghibli museum/Doraemon museum..
We need to buy ticket in advance.
OR if you need to book bus ticket/reservation for dining..
Is our pleasure that able to help your stay more FUN and ENJOYMENT!
Hope to share and learn more!
Thanks for your interest and time looking at our page!