Akasaka (赤坂) ("Red Slope")
is a residential and commercial district of Minato, Tokyo, located west of the government
center in Nagatachō and north of the Roppongi nightlife
(including the neighboring area of Aoyama) was a
ward of Tokyo
City from 1878 to 1947, and maintains a branch office of the
Minato City government.
Akasaka with Akasaka-mitsuke Station
beneath the intersection in the foreground
State Guest House, Akasaka
Companies based in Akasaka
Japanese offices of Lenovo, Citigroup, Milbank
Tweed and Clifford
Chance are also located in Akasaka.
TBS in Akasaka.
A platform in Akasaka Station
Akasaka's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by
the Minato City Board of
in English, 
Akasaka High School 
is operated by the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Board of Education
. On March 7th and
9th there will be a closing ceremony for the High school as 2009
will be its last year of operation.
The Akasaka Library exists in Akasaka.