Keita Machida as Daikichi Karube, Kento Yamazaki as Ryohei Arisu and Yuki Morinaga as Chota Segawa filming at Ashikaga Scramble City Studio for Netflix’s Alice in Borderland. Located 90km from the Japanese capital, the set allows productions to shoot scenes that would be impossible at the real Shibuya Crossing. Photo: Netflix
Keita Machida as Daikichi Karube, Kento Yamazaki as Ryohei Arisu and Yuki Morinaga as Chota Segawa filming at Ashikaga Scramble City Studio for Netflix’s Alice in Borderland. Located 90km from the Japanese capital, the set allows productions to shoot scenes that would be impossible at the real Shibuya Crossing. Photo: Netflix

Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, full-scale replica makes shooting the impossible possible for makers of movies, Netflix shows and music videos

  • Ashikaga Scramble City Studio, a full-scale replica of Tokyo’s Shibuya crossing, allows productions to shoot scenes that would be impossible at the actual site
  • With subway entrances and traffic lights, the set has already been used in Netflix’s Alice in Borderland and The Naked Director, as well as in various movies

Keita Machida as Daikichi Karube, Kento Yamazaki as Ryohei Arisu and Yuki Morinaga as Chota Segawa filming at Ashikaga Scramble City Studio for Netflix’s Alice in Borderland. Located 90km from the Japanese capital, the set allows productions to shoot scenes that would be impossible at the real Shibuya Crossing. Photo: Netflix
Keita Machida as Daikichi Karube, Kento Yamazaki as Ryohei Arisu and Yuki Morinaga as Chota Segawa filming at Ashikaga Scramble City Studio for Netflix’s Alice in Borderland. Located 90km from the Japanese capital, the set allows productions to shoot scenes that would be impossible at the real Shibuya Crossing. Photo: Netflix
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