For the manga fans, Takadanobaba, a neighborhood in Shinjuku Tokyo, is the birthplace of Astro Boy, a fictional character created by the “father of manga", Osamu Tezuka.
That’s why, right in front of the Mejiro exit of the JR Station Takadanobaba, there are two large mural paintings, featuring characters from Tezuka’s works. The first painting was made in 1998 and relocated to its current location in 2008, because of station renovation works.
A second mural was made with this occasion, and here’s a nice fragment:
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: