Kami-ikebukuro (上池袋) is a neighborhood in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan. It is located among JR Ikebukuro, Ōtsuka, and Itabashi Stations and spread along Meiji Avenue.

Kami-ikebukuro borders Ikebukuro-honchō, Takinogawa (in Kita), and Nishi-sugamo in the north, and Kita-Ōtsuka and Higashi-ikebukuro in the south. Most of it is a residential area that is formed after World War 2, and some parts along Meiji Avenue are commercial.


The south end of the area is edge of Ikebukuro tableland with an altitude of about 30 meters. Conversely, the north side of the area faces the Yabata River, with relatively low altitude of about 20 meters.



Bus services run on Meiji-dori Avenue.

Ikebukuro-Ōhashi overpass (January, 2007)

Significant facilities

Ocha-agare-Jizō (January, 2007)

Show places



Chinese lunch in Daifuku (600 yen)(January, 2007)
Oden at Wakamatsu (Fish ball 90 yen; meatball wrapped with cabbage 100 yen)(January, 2007)


Financial institutions

Educational facilities

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