This is the only Yurikamome station with two separate platforms flanking the tracks. From the nearby Takebashi Pier, connected through a passage from the station, cruises depart for the Izu Islands and the Ogasawara Islands. The surrounding area, developed since 1988, has commercial buildings, hotels and parks.
This pattern arranges rows of repetitive triangles to make it look like fish scales. It is frequently used in Noh and Kabuki costumes.The same, but simplified, pattern with three triangles is seen in the emblem of the Hojo clan, the major political power in the 12-13th centuries. Legend has it that Hojo Tokimasa, the first regent for the shogunate based in Kamakura, saw a huge dragon at a shrine that left him with an oracle and three scales.