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  1. Tatebayashi Castle

    Castle Tatebayashi Castle

    Tatebayashi Castle (館林城 Tatebayashi-jō) is a flatland castle located in Tatebayashi in southern Gunma Prefecture. As the land around the former castle grounds has been reclaimed, it is difficult to imagine what Tatebayashi Castle must have looked like. The main enclosure (本丸 honmaru), the...
  2. Raelakkuma

    Hiroaki Saito from Gunma, studied in Victoria Canada

    I know it's a long shot, but now more than ever I'd like to find him. We had a relationship while we studied at the University of Victoria in 2009. I haven't heard from him since before March 2011 and hope that he's alright and would be interested in connecting to let me know. About Hiroaki...
  3. thomas

    Travel News Volcano erupts in Gunma

    As this affected a popular ski resort near Kusatsu I guess it qualifies as tourism-related news. ‘I thought I was going to die’: One killed and 11 injured after Gunma volcano erupts...
  4. Mlf17

    Looking for Friend in Tokyo, Japan

    My name is Mary Ferguson, i am located in the US and i am looking for a friend who lives in Tokyo, Japan. His name is Seiji Maruko. Last time I was in touch with him was a few years ago while he was on a business trip here in the US. We communicated a few times afterward and then nothing... All...
  5. Tozenji Temple

    Temple Tozenji Temple

    The family temple of the Oguri clan and the grave of Oguri Tadamasa The Tōzenji (東善寺) temple belongs to the Sōtō Zen school of Buddhism (曹洞宗 Sōtō-shū), the largest of the three traditional sects of Zen in Japanese Buddhism. It is located in Kurabuchi Village, formerly known as Gonda Village...
  6. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture; devoted to the memory of Oguri Tadamasa
  7. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    The altar at the Tozenji in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture
  8. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    The interior of the Tozenji Temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture, displaying Oguri memorabilia
  9. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    A painting of Oguri Tadamasa displayed in the Tozenji Temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture; it seems to be inspired by the historic photography of the three plenipotentiary members of the Japanese embassy to the United States in 1860
  10. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    Oguri Tadamasa's stone bust displayed at the Tozenji Temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture
  11. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    Oguri Tadamasa's grave at Tozenji temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture; his severed head had originally been buried elsewhere, but now rests in this tomb too.
  12. Tozenji Temple

    Tozenji Temple

    Graves of Oguri's retainers at the Tozenji temple in Gonda Village, Gunma Prefecture
  13. Karasugawa

    Karasugawa

    Karasugawa ("Crow River") in Gunma Prefecture, the location of the Oguri Tadamasa Memorial
  14. Oguri Tadamasa Memorial

    Oguri Tadamasa Memorial

    Memorial place on the banks of the Karasugawa in Mizunuma, Gunma Prefecture, where Oguri Tadamasa was beheaded along with two retainers on April 6, 1868.
  15. Oguri Tadamasa Memorial

    Oguri Tadamasa Memorial

    Memorial stone on the banks of the Karasugawa in Mizunuma, Gunma Prefecture where Oguri Tadamasa was beheaded along with two retainers on April 6, 1868.
  16. Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan is an "onsen ryokan" dating back to the 17th century. The original structure that serves as the front building today was the model of the bathhouse in Miyazaki Hayao's anime film "Spirited Away."
  17. Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan is an "onsen ryokan" dating back to the 17th century. The original structure that serves as the front building today was the model of the bathhouse in Miyazaki Hayao's anime film "Spirited Away."
  18. Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan is an "onsen ryokan" dating back to the 17th century. The original structure that serves as the front building today was the model of the bathhouse in Miyazaki Hayao's anime film "Spirited Away"
  19. Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan is an "onsen ryokan" dating back to the 17th century. The original structure that serves as the front building today was the model of the bathhouse in Miyazaki Hayao's anime film "Spirited Away."
  20. Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan, an old onsen ryokan in Shima Onsen, Gunma Prefecture

    Shinzenkan is an "onsen ryokan" dating back to the 17th century. The original structure that serves as the front building today was the model of the bathhouse in Miyazaki Hayao's anime film "Spirited Away."
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