Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Seven: Tarui Parade.)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene) Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Seven: Tarui Parade. Around 4AM on … Read More

Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Six: A helping hand from beyond the grave)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene)   Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Six: A helping hand from … Read More

How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
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Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day before the calendrical beginning of season. The first day of spring is the most special setsubun in Japan and is usually held on the 3rd … Read More

Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Five:Visiting Zendouji with the General’s direct descendent)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene)   Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Five: Visiting Zendouji with the … Read More

Japanese New Year’s
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Every New Year’s Eve, Buddhist temples across Japan ring their bells exactly 108 times. The ringing starts late into the evening and continues on into the first day of the year. The most common and popular theory as to why … Read More

Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Four: Still in the hole.)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene)   Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Four: Still in the hole. … Read More

Most Popular 10 Temples and Shrines during New Year
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Have you ever heard the Japanese word “Hatsumode”? Visiting to shrines and temples at the beginning of the year is called “Hatsumotode” and it is a traditional part of Japanese culture. Japanese have tutelary god in their communities at the … Read More

Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Three: Winter sets in)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene) Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Three: Winter sets in.   A … Read More

SENGAKUJI TEMPLE AND THE AKOU INCIDENT
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NEWS FLASH! We interrupt the regularly scheduled programming to bring you this special bulletin. On December 14th, crowds of history fans will descend upon Sengakuji Temple in Takanawa! Here’s why:   SENGAKUJI TEMPLE AND THE AKOU INCIDENT The 14th of … Read More

Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Two: Enter Ushiwakamaru)
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene)   Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? Episode Two: Enter Ushiwakamaru During late … Read More

Visit an Academic God
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One of the most famous names in Japanese history is Sugawara no Michizane. This name is known all over Japan and is considered as much of a household name as Ieyasu Tokugawa. Sugawara no Michizane is enshrined in hundreds of … Read More

Can You Keep a Secret? Four Secret Hot Springs
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An “onsen” is a Japanese hot spring, including the bathing facilities and inns frequently situated around them. As a volcanically active country, Japan has thousands of onsens scattered throughout its length and breadth. While earthquakes occur often in Japan, it … Read More

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