The February 26 incident (二・二六事件 Ni-niroku jiken, or “2-2-6 incident”) was an attempted coup d'état in Japan, from February 26 to 29, 1936 carried out by 1,483 troops of the Imperial Japanese Army. Several leading politicians were killed and the center of Tokyo was briefly occupied by the rebelling troops. At that time, the incident was called the deplorable incident in the capital (帝都不祥事件 Teito Fushō Jiken).
Emperor Toba (February 24, 1103 – July 20, 1156) was the 74th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Toba's reign spanned the years from 1107 through 1123.
Emperor Ninkō (March 16, 1800 – February 21, 1846) was the 120th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
Do the following tests to find out whether you have a “western-oriented” mind or an “eastern-oriented” mind! (Note: Sorry for the generalization but “western” here refers to America and England, whereas “eastern” here refers to China, Japan and Korea, due to the results of the survey test)
Naoya Shiga was a Japanese novelist and short story writer active during the Taishō and Showa periods of Japan.
Tokyo, the world-renowned international metropolitan, has become the modern alias of Japan. Tokyo’s success in each and every aspect of Japan’s development has given her a phenomenal superiority over the rest of Japan. So are the proud Tokyo residents. If we have to pick one city in Japan that could come to her rival, the answer has to be the one and only Osaka.
If you have been to Japan, it is likely that you have been to a hot spring. If not, you must have heard stories about it. But Yunessan, a hot-spring theme park, offers you the weirdest kinds of hot springs- chocolate, coffee, wine... and anything you can imagine!
Please post your recommendation about restaurants/cafes/bars and your favourite Japanese foods! Junk foods also are welcome!
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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!
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