Difficult to see, but in the background to the left is a 100 meter (328 feet) tall white statue DaiKannon.
A few shots of my view:
I then noticed sakura and yellow trees across from each other:
And, yes, that is a ferris wheel. I'm just learning how to use my new camera, but here are the first two photos I took:
Tomorrow, back to Tokyo and a visit with former Nokodai President Tadashi Matsunaga, who will show me his new office at this new job.