Kamakura Koko Mae Station [鎌倉高校前駅] is an small seaside station in mountainous
residential area and its name comes from "Kamakura High School"
However, even here is not a sightseeing spot, not a few people visit the station everyday, not only countrywide of Japan but also worldwide.
Because here is the place that appears on many TV dramas, movies, comics
and animes as a location of the stories.
Unique vast ocean-view seen from the classical platform
When you get off and see off a Enoden train at the platform, the vast sea
and sky spread out in front. It seems very classical and outdated platform
because of most of structures are made by wood, but it's really good atmosphere.
Enoden train runs on every 12-minute for each direction to this small station
where both the sky and the sea were dyed with only blue. However, the bus
operated only twice a day in the morning.
At late afternoon, it is possible to see the setting sun over the island
from the platform.
If you go straight out from the station, You can see a railroad crossing
where has only the sky and the sea over there, on the right side.
Here is the place that appeared on lot of anime, movie, drama
and more... , especially it is known by an anime work "Slam Dunk".
[The works that the station has appeared as a stage.]
- SLAM DUNK (Manga / Anime)
- Aoi hana (Manga / Amine)
- Tsuritama (Anime)
- TARI TARI (Anime)
- Hanayamata (Manga / Anime)
- Umimachi Diary (Manga / Movie)
- Promotion video of some musicians (Tube, Yuzu, etc.)
Here is always crowded by tourists in recent years, but there are many
traffic. Watch your around carefully!
[Important request to travellers]
Some travellers from overseas visited and entered into Kamakura High School
without permission in recent years. We understand you want to see the place
that became the location of your favorite anime or movie works, but, please
never enter the school and private area!
Around the station
Currently, the back shore of the seaside road seems like an construction
site. But, if you cross the railroad and the road, there is a downstairs
to the small sand beach.
It is possible to see panoramic view with mountains of Izu Peninsula, Oshima
Island and Miura Peninsula on a clear day.
Especially in the late afternoon, you will enjoy a beautiful scenery of Enoshima with the glistening sea by the reflection of the setting sun.
There are some small road from the seaside to mountainside.
It is possible to see a different scene from popular one in the area.
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