Asakusa was thriving as the entertainment center of Teito. Centering Sensou-ji temple where people found a home in religion, massive amusement facilities such as movies, theaters and Hanayashiki Park stood side by side.
A lot of workers and highly educated people in pursuit of the glamorous air went to Asakusa day after day. The most outstanding place was Ryousan-kaku which was commonly called Asakusa 12-Story building. At a height of 52 meters, closer to the clouds than any other building in Japan and views of everything in Teito.
The symbol of glory of Asakusa. There was an organization in the basement of Asakusa 12-Story building.