Misonobashi Hachimaruichi Shotengai (the Misonobashi 801 shopping street) (御薗橋801商店街)
Located in the northernmost place in Kyoto, Misonobashi Hachimaruichi Shotengai (the Misonobashi 801 shopping street) it's length is 800m to the west from Misonobashi-nishizume (the west end of Misono-bashi Bridge), Kita Ward, Kyoto City
The name of the shopping street comes from its length of 800m plus 1 which was added intending further expansion in the future.
Nearby are the, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kamigamo-jinja Shrine, a world heritage property, Nishigamo, Jinko-in Temple and Kamo-gawa River.
801-chan (pronounced as Yaoichi-chan),' the mascot designed for the shopping street by students of Kyoto Seika University imaging a Kyoto-specific eggplant, has now been made official by the street, because "Tonari no 801 (Yaoi)-chan," a spin-off manga (cartoon) in which 'Yaoi' is also used for suggesting 'Yaoi' meaning a male-homosexual-love-dealing product for females, has become very popular.