LOCATION FEE

Many locations do not charge filming fees. Some have charges, some will not allow you to film you at all.


Some ideas of location fees below, but most of time location fee changes depends on what you film. We will negotiate with each locations for the best conditions.

Senso-ji Temple

TOKYO

No charge for small crews. However there are some prohibited matters for shooting.

Minimum 1 week to get their permit. 
 

Film fee :

No charge

Imperial Palace
​Outer Garden

TOKYO

They do not charge you. Number of crew is restricted within 5, large film crews are not allowed. Normally 3-4 days to get their permit.

Film fee :

No charge

Scramble Crossing

at Shibuya

TOKYO

You cannot get official permit here, but many foreign crews get away here without permit. Police will not disturb you unless you disturb public. Shooting with tripod could make problem.

Film fee :

No charge (no permit)

Sumo stable morning practice

TOKYO

They do not charge you at all, but long and complicated procedures needed. Some period of the year they do not allow filming. You must apply for permit at least 1 month before shooting.

Film fee :

No charge 

Ramen restaurant

TOKYO

There're more than 30,000 Ramen restaurants in Japan, some do charge you some do not. We will find the best Ramen restaurant for your story depends on your script and budget.

Film fee :

Depends on your budget

Tokyo Sky Tree

TOKYO

Film-crew friendly location, no film fee. Entrance fee to observatory will be waived. You can interview PR person.

Minimum 1 week to get their permit.

​Film fee:

No charge

Tuna Auction at

Toyosu Fishmarket

TOKYO

There is a certain place for filming, you will have to shoot through glass window. 

Auction starts from 05:30am. You can interview PR person.

Minimum 1 week to get their permit. 

Film fee :

No charge

Yakatabune Boat
(dinner cruise)

TOKYO

Fixed-price of 11,000 yen per person includes dinner. If your script is considered as their promotion, some boat company could give you complementary ride.

Film fee :

JPY11,000 per person

Iaido

(sword experience)

TOKYO

Fee differs depends on imitation sword or actual sword. Film fee with imitation sword starts from 8,800 yen, actual sword with cutting rolled bamboo mattress costs about 45,000 yen.

Film fee :

JPY8,800~JPY45,000

Tokyo Tower

TOKYO

If your script contributes its promotion, they do not charge you. Otherwise film fee 16,200yen will apply. you must pay entrance fee to observatory.
Minimum 1 week to get their permit.

Film fee :

Depends on your script

Outer Fishmarket

at Tsukiji

TOKYO

There are many rules to film at this place. Depending on where you shoot, you must obtain police permit which costs you 2,100 yen. 

Minimum 2 weeks to get their permit. 

Film fee :

No charge / JPY2,100

Kawaii Monster Cafe at Harajuku

TOKYO

They charge 20,000 yen film fee, but you have a chance to get it free depending on your script and shoot time.

If you need food and drinks, they will charge you film fee.

Film fee :

No charge / JPY20,000

Japanese tea ceremony

TOKYO

You can do this in many places, general film fee starts from around 8,800 yen for 2 pax / 45 min with English-speaking tea master. Kimono wearing is additional cost. 

Film fee :

JPY8,800~

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