Skate Beagle

This is the most famous skatedog in Yoyogi Park. (Yeah, there’s more than one!) Most of them just sort of ride, with all four feet on the board, but this little guy actually pushes off and gets up to speed, then hops on! Love that he skates goofy and regular, all at the same time.

If you’d like to visit Yoyogi Park the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & a map are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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