Koenji attracts musicians, members of theatrical troupes, young comedians and underground artists. And works created by these people who gather in Koenji are accessible and match the atmosphere of this town which still reminds you of the showa era. That’s why they easily blend into lifestyles and cultures of people who live here. The fashion here also combines the nostalgia and the modernism without these elements canceling out each other. Music styles from the 70’s -80’s such as hippie, rock and roll, folk, punk, techno, soul are frequently seen and the Koenji style has a hint of influence of these music styles.