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Hot spring discovered in Tokyo office area – Inside Japan Tours

The heart of Tokyo’s main business district may well be redeveloped following the news that a Japanese real estate company has discovered a natural hot spring deep beneath the ground there.According to officials from Mitsubishi Estate, the discovery was made at a depth of 1,500 metres within…

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Images of Men and Women in Japanese Woodblock Prints – Modern Tokyo Times

Images of Men and Women in Japanese Woodblock Prints Posted by Alex Faulkner The current exhibition at the Toshidama Gallery shows twenty-four prints of men and women, all of them from the nineteenth century. Immediately obvious is how, despite stylistic and technical development, images of men remain pretty consistent…

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Japanese Art and Ukiyo-e: The Chushingura – Modern Tokyo Times

The Chushingura by toshidama Maybe cultures choose the myths that suit their times or maybe it is the myth that inexorably shapes the culture which proceeds them. Either way there can be little doubt that myth and legend underpinned the culture of the late Edo period Japan in formative, disruptive…

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