Saturday, May 28, 2016 on Channel NewsAsia
This week, two teams - Blue and Yellow - will embark on a trip to visit places in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Gunma with beautiful architecture.
Their destinations will be decided by a “capsule-toy vending machine”. Inside each capsule toy dispensed from the machine will be a piece of paper which states the name of the next architectural site they have to go to. At each spot, they will have to complete a mission in order to draw the next capsule and move forward. The participants start from Tokyo Station, which was built in 1914. The goal of both teams in the Tokyo stage is Gakushi Kaikan. Team Yellow’s first destination is the Seitoku Memorial Picture Gallery in Shinjuku. Meanwhile, Team Blue has to go to the Komazawa standpipe. The Seitoku Memorial Picture Gallery has a solemn atmosphere and a dome in the centre. The museum was built in memory of Emperor Meiji and there are 80 paintings inside depicting his life. Each painting is as large as four tatami mats. Team Yellow's mission here is to find two "Nanjya Monjya" or Ch