Compilations of holy land (聖地) for the music and shounen ai anime, Given. The locations were being pinpointed through anime scene details, Google Maps and transits. This article is made for research purposes and guide for reader's future pilgrimage (聖地巡礼). Since this is an ongoing anime, new locations will be added weekly.
It's rainy season in Tokyo and it inspired me to do a pilgrimage for Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) at Shinjuku Gyoen National Park. Since the movie was aired way back 2013, even though were changes on the landscapes and infrastructures inside the park but it still gives off a similar atmosphere during the time I watched this movie way back.
My pilgrimage trip around Shibuya and Shinjuku area for my all-time favorite idol anime, IDOLiSH7.
pilgrimage & exploration