Emperor Antoku (安徳天皇 Antoku-tennō) (December 22, 1178 – April 25, 1185) was the 81st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1180 through 1185. During this time, the imperial family was involved in a bitter struggle between warring clans.
The London Naval Treaty was an agreement between the United Kingdom, the Empire of Japan, France, Italy and the United States, signed on April 22, 1930, which regulated submarine warfare and limited naval shipbuilding.
Sayako Kuroda, born 18 April 1969), formerly Princess Sayako of Japan, is the third child and only daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan. She held the childhood appellation "Nori no miya" (Princess Nori). She married Yoshiki Kuroda on 15 November 2005. As a result, she gave up her imperial title and left the Japanese Imperial Family, as required by law.
Dennis Chia, one of TIJ's editors,has undergone an amazing journey traveling through 47 prefectures in Japan during the past 4 years. His experience has compiled into a book written in Japanese. This special feature is a preview of his adventures in the wonderful Japan.
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu and the Edo bakufu, was a feudal regime of Japan established by Tokugawa Ieyasu and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family. This period is known as the Edo period and gets its name from the capital city, Edo, which is now called Tokyo, after the name was changed in 1868. The Tokugawa shogunate ruled from Edo Castle from 1603 until 1868, when it was abolished during the Meiji Restoration.
Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry's naval career spanned nearly 50 years. A member of one of the most illustrious American naval families, young Matthew went to sea in 1809 at age 15, under the command of his older brother, Oliver Hazard Perry.
Writing questions, comments? When you have time to answer it.
Shimazu Tadatsune was a tozama daimyo of Satsuma, the first to hold it as a formal fief (han) under the Tokugawa shogunate, and the first Japanese to rule over the Ryūkyū Kingdom. As lord of Satsuma, he was among the most powerful lords in Japan at the time, and formally submitted to Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1602, to prove his loyalty, being rewarded as a result with the name Matsudaira Iehisa; Matsudaira being a branch family of the Tokugawa, and "Ie" of "Iehisa" being taken from "Ieyasu", this was a
This special feature is an attempt to capture the other side of Waseda University through our bloggers' descriptions of the university and around. Let's check out what information you are missing from Waseda!
Please post your recommendation about restaurants/cafes/bars and your favourite Japanese foods! Junk foods also are welcome!
Please post your favourite animations, manga, music, films, TV programme, games, pop culture, sports and other entertainments!
Please post about your favourite place to visit! From famous sightseeing spots like Asakusa, Kyoto, Akihabara…to your neighborhood.
Please post anything you feel in your daily life. Shops besides restaurants, transportation, study …Anything OK!
Please post about Japanese traditional cultures, like Kimono, Sadou, Hanabi, Zen, and so on
Please share Japanese language which is useful in your life and which you feel strange/funny!
Do you have "Japan" in your home country? Please report things Japan related in your country if you found!
Themes that do not belong to any categories. Share it with us here!