Tag «japan»

360° KYUSHUxTOKYO – History / Fukuoka

360° KYUSHUxTOKYO – History / Fukuoka

Built on the site of the former Edo Castle, and retaining some of its walls and moats, the Imperial Palace stands in stunning contrast to downtown Tokyo with its scenery and historic ramparts. Here we find Sakuradamon Gate, an important cultural property of Japan, the statue of the samurai in the Sengoku period and stone …

How 1980s Japan Became History’s Wildest Party | Earthquake Bird | Netflix

How 1980s Japan Became History’s Wildest Party | Earthquake Bird | Netflix

– [Narrator] So besides the three leads, there’s another constant that runs through the psychological thriller “Earthquake Bird”: Japan. Specifically Japan in the late 1980s is a real presence throughout the film. Sometimes it’s awe-inspiring for the characters and sometimes it’s incredibly disorienting. Which is kind of fitting, because in the 1980s a massive bubble …

360° KYUSHUxTOKYO – History / Saga

360° KYUSHUxTOKYO – History / Saga

A realistic recreation of the Tokyo of three centuries ago, when it was a town named Edo bustling with merchants and craftsmen. The Edo-Tokyo Museum displays treasured historic buildings and scenes of everyday Edo life. The museum also features, on certain days, traditional Japanese artistic performances such as “koto”, the stringed instrument, “daikagura”, a juggling …

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

In our first episode of a world without the US we looked at the ways that the World War 2 and post War-era may have turned out if the US had simply refused to engage the world and remained isolationist. We discovered that there would be a near-certainty of a World War II that ended …

Sushi: How to Eat, History & Cost | japan-guide.com

Sushi: How to Eat, History & Cost | japan-guide.com

Sushi is a symbol of Japan and is one of the most popular Japanese dishes around the world. But what is sushi? For starters, sushi consists of vinegared rice combined with different toppings, usually seafood, and comes in different forms such as Nigirizushi, Makizushi, Gunkanzushi, Oshizushi, Temakizushi, Chirashizushi and Inarizushi. Sushi can be enjoyed at …

North Korea – summary of 70 years of history

It’s one of the most closed and isolated countries in the world. Ruled with an iron fist for 70 years by the Kim dynasty. This country is also a thorn on the side of the largest military power in the world, the United States. Let’s trace on a map the evolution of North Korea, ever …