We recently started a new project that introduces Japan in comic style; the view of students will help you understand Japan much more! The former one, Kasahara san’s “Bookstore” was stylish, attracting by its art. By the way, I’m interested in gyudon chain. I heard these shops in Japan are something different from which we see in other countries. Let’s have a look!
The Republic of Ezo was a short-lived state established by former Tokugawa retainers in what is now known as Hokkaidō, the large but sparsely populated northernmost island in modern Japan.
Historical Events Today: 1932 - The May 15 Incident: in an attempted Coup d'état, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is killed. Inukai Tsuyoshi was a Japanese politician and the 29th Prime Minister of Japan from 13 December 1931 to 15 May 1932.
Today I found a stag beetle in my garden. Japanese are fond of buying and collecting beetles and keeping them as pets. They are particularly fond of stag beetles (in Japanese Kuwagata-mushi). There are many varieties of the stag beetle (39 in Japan alone).
A little while ago I visited this museum near Kamikamo in Kyoto prefecture. There are many artifacts there, amongst them several pieces dating back to the Man'yo era. The Man'yo-shu is the earliest anthology of poetry existent in Japan. It contains about 4,500 Waka in its 20 volumes.
Emperor Fushimi (伏見天皇 Fushimi-tennō) was the 92nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1287 through 1298.
The Naval Battle of Hakodate was fought from 4–10 May 1869, between the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate navy, consolidated into the armed forces of the rebel Ezo Republic, and the newly formed Imperial Japanese Navy. It was one of the last stages of Battle of Hakodate during the Boshin War, and occurred near Hakodate in the northern Japanese Island of Hokkaidō.
Emperor Go-Shirakawa (後白河天皇 Go-Shirakawa-tennō) (October 18, 1127 – April 26, 1192) was the 77th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1155 through 1158.
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