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  1. Nakajima Ise's Residence

    Nakajima Ise's Residence

    The former residence of Nakajima Ise in modern-day Ryogoku. Ise was an 18-century artisan who adopted Katsushika Hokusai.
  2. Nakajima Ise's Residence

    Nakajima Ise's Residence

    The former residence of Nakajima Ise in modern-day Ryogoku. Ise was an 18-century artisan who adopted Katsushika Hokusai.
  3. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    A memorial slab at the former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in Ryogoku, Tokyo
  4. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The well at the former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo, where Kira's decapitated head was washed.
  5. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  6. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  7. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  8. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    Statue of Kira Yoshihisa in his former residence located in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  9. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  10. Lord Kira's Residence

    Lord Kira's Residence

    The former residence of Kira Yoshihisa in modern-day Sumida Ward, Tokyo
  11. The Forty-Seven Ronin

    History The Forty-Seven Ronin

    The revenge of the 47 rōnin (四十七士 Shi-jū-shichi-shi, “forty-seven samurai”), also known as the Genroku Akō incident (元禄赤穂事件 Genroku akō jiken), is one of the most famous episodes in Japanese history and a paradigm of samurai loyalty and ethics. Remembered each year on 14th December, it has...
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