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  1. vickyamin

    Question Are Temples & Mythical Creatures Considered as Sensitive Topics to be Adapted to Fictional Works?

    Hello all, nice to meet you! I’m a writer from Indonesia, and currently working on a fiction about Japan and its culture. The story revolves around the four mythical creatures in Japanese belief (Seiryu, Suzaku, Byakko, and Genbu), and will see the protagonist human characters exploring around...
  2. Kenmu: Go–Daigo's Revolution

    History Kenmu: Go–Daigo's Revolution

    The short-lived Kenmu regime (1333–1336) of Japanese Emperor Go-Daigo is often seen as an inevitably doomed, revanchist attempt to shore up the old aristocratic order. But far from resisting change, Andrew Edmund Goble here forcefully argues, the flamboyant Go-Daigo and his iconoclastic...
  3. Jessman

    Japanese Good Luck Flag

    Hey guys! I've been reading up on the Japanese good luck flags of WW2. This forum has been a great treasure trove of knowledge! I'm excited to say that I have purchased one of the fantastic pieces of history and was wondering if anyone had any knowledge about this particular flag. There's not...
  4. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Grand Promenade.
  5. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  6. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  7. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: haniwa in the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  8. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  9. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  10. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: haniwa in the Gallery for History and Folklore of Kawasaki.
  11. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Grand Promenade.
  12. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Grand Promenade.
  13. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: the Grand Promenade.
  14. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: "Time" by Fukuda Shigeo.
  15. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: "Time" by Fukuda Shigeo.
  16. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki: a Thomas converter in the front garden.
  17. Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum

    Kawasaki City Museum in Todoroki, Kawasaki.
  18. thomas

    History Japanese history and archaeology: articles, news, and comments

    I would like to use this thread to post links to articles and news relating to Japanese history and archaeology. Please feel free to post any interesting material. Any language,* any historical period and topic welcome! * If your resource is not in English, please provide an English synopsis...
  19. Mike Cash

    Tokyo Vehicle Registrations: 1935

    Last night I was rummaging through Tokyo Metro Police annual reports in the national archives and in the 1935 edition found this page of charts showing the 10 year trend in Tokyo vehicle registrations, which I found rather interesting. I think it may be safe to say that bicycles are what...
  20. Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    Museum Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    The Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History (神奈川県立歴史博物館 Kanagawa Kenritsu Rekishi Hakubutsukan), also known as Yokohama Museum of Cultural History, is located in Bashamichi Dori in Naka Ward of Yokohama City. The historic building is the former headquarter of Yokohama Specie Bank (横浜正金銀行...
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