Himeji Film Commission
Newly listed locations
Akira Kurosawa's "Ran", "Kagemusha", and "007 You Only Live Twice" are the birthplace of many works. There are conditions for shooting.
Hiromine ShrineHimeji city, Hyogo prefecture
The shrine holds various traditional festival through the year.
Himeji Chamber of Commerce Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture
Filming is available on weekends and public holidays. Negotiable for weekdays.
Egret HimejiHimeji City, Hyogo Prefecture
The building with glasses and white pipes looks characteristic. Designed with the image of the white wall of Himeji Castle.
Engyoji Temple, Mt. ShoshaHimeji
<The Last Samurai> and popular television dramas have been shot. The historical and natural landscape could be used for various scenes.
Matogata BeachHimeji city, Hyogo prefecture
Quiet beach with a yacht harbor near by.
Spacious Japanese-style halls, magnificent wooden corridors and all parts of the temple could be used for samurai movies, etc.
A quiet and beautiful Japanese-style residence built in the early 20th century.
Taiyo ParkHimeji City
Large-scale replicas of the renowned architectures and statues such as the Moai, the Merlion, the Statue of Liberby, the Great Wall of China, and so on are found in this vast park.
Kiba Yacht Harbor Himeji city, Hyogo prefecture
Natural coast in the southeast of Himeji city.