Tama is a municipal of Tokyo, Japan currently serving as the Tokyo metropolis’s largest residential district. The most recent population report released stated an approximate count of 145,722 people living in the estimated 21km area.
A strong and solid education is prized in Tama, Japan as it is home to one of the most sought after universities in the area, Tama University. Claiming to be unique, the school works to focus on the students as it participates in hands on training rather than lectures. This has been the contributing factor to a higher rate of passing and excellent scores with students from around the world.
The great location of Tama City has made for incredible movie sets as many Japanese films are setup and produced on the cities land. Some of the most popular movies to be filmed include “The Cat Returns” and “Studio Ghibli”. In addition to these films, animated features, including “Whisper of the Heart” and “Pom Poko”, were created in a large studio of Tama City. The artistic value of residents has contributed to the cities success in the entertainment fields.
Modern day Tama City wasn’t officially established until late 1966. At this time the city underwent major developmental changes as they rezoned and reorganized the cities facilities, residential territories, and industries. Finally, in 1971, Tama City was ready to move forward as businesses and residential properties began to surface.