- Japanese: 駒込 (Komagome)
Komagome is an area of Tokyo which historically was home to a number of daimyo mansions and other samurai residences. These included the naka-yashiki ("middle residence") of the Maeda clan of Kaga han, as well as a residence of the Mito Tokugawa clan.
The Oiwake neighborhood within Komagome Village (then part of the city of Edo) was officially designated in 1618 as a district for kobito and chûgen (low-ranking samurai) residences. The neighborhood takes its name from its location at the division (wake) of the Nakasendô and Iwatsuki kaidô highways. It also contains a stone marker marking a one ri distance from Nihonbashi.
- Gallery labels, "Upper, Middle, and Lower Residences of Kaga Domain," National Museum of Japanese History.
- Anne Walthall, "Nishimiya Hide: Turning Palace Arts into Marketable Skills," in Walthall (ed.), The Human Tradition in Modern Japan," Scholarly Resources, Inc. (2002), 45-60.
- Plaque at Bunkyô-ku, Mukôgaoka 1-13.