Explore Takara Yu, one of Tokyo's oldest sentos, with Sho Ikushima as he discusses the history of the bathhouse with owner, Koichi Matsumoto.
Disclaimer: This video contains nudity
Takara Yu has been a mainstay in Tokyo since 1927 and survived the Second World War. The baths between men and women are separate and the locations are switched weekly so that everyone can enjoy the garden that's only accessible from the left side.
Learn more about Takara Yu (タカラ湯) in this article published by Japan Kuru.
Director, DP: Michael La Burt Producer: Sho Ikushima of 034Productions
Editor: Alex Albers Sound Mixer: Steven LeFever
Cast Sho Ikushima Koichi Matsumoto, Owner Gaz Mentzer Genki Harada Ritsu Kato Ippei Shintaku