The station opened on October 18, 1974. Four elevated tracks serve two island platforms. All trains stop at this station.
The station opened on April 23, 1975. Two elevated tracks serve two island platforms. All trains stop at this station.
The station opened on January 10, 2000. This is a raised station with two tracks and two opposed side platforms, with the station building located underneath. It is a standardized station building for this monorail line.
The station sits at the heart of the planned Tama New Town suburb, and as such is home to most of the area's main commercial and municipal buildings. There are numerous shopping centers centered on a pedestrian mall on the station's south side. Sanrio Puroland is located (about 200 meters) south-east of the station.