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    IMAC-U Tohoku University

    I'm an international student hoping to study at Tohoku university next fall, specifically in the IMAC-U engineering course offered. However, I've seen reviews stating that the course is not taught completely in English as promised initially by the school, but rather loosely with mostly Japanese...
  2. Date Masamune

    Date Masamune

    Date Masamune (伊達政宗, 1567 - 1636) was a warrior of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1568-1600) and the early part of the Edo Period (1600-1868) and the eldest son of Date Terumune (d. 1584), lord of Yonezawa Castle (modern-day Yamagata Prefecture) and Yoshihime, the daughter of Mogami Yoshimori, the...
  3. Date Masamune

    Biographies Date Masamune

    Date Masamune was a warrior of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1568-1600) and the early part of the Edo Period (1600-1868) and one of the greatest daimyō of northern Japan. Succeeding his father at the age of 17, he defeated most of his rivalling neighbours and thereby significantly expanded his...
  4. Statue of Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Statue of Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga, also known as Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (支倉六右衛門常長, 1571-1622) led a Japanese embassy to Mexico City, Madrid , and Rome in the years from 1613 to 1620. He was the first official Japanese envoy to visit the American continent. Statue in Aoba castle in Sendai.
  5. Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga, also known as Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (支倉六右衛門常長, 1571-1622) led a Japanese embassy to Mexico City, Madrid , and Rome in the years from 1613 to 1620. He was the first official Japanese envoy to visit the American continent. Portrait by Claude Deruet: Hasekura during his...
  6. Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga, also known as Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (支倉六右衛門常長, 1571-1622) led a Japanese embassy to Mexico City, Madrid , and Rome in the years from 1613 to 1620. He was the first official Japanese envoy to visit the American continent. The portrait shows Hasekura following his...
  7. Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Biographies Hasekura Tsunenaga

    Hasekura Tsunenaga, also known as Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (支倉六右衛門常長, 1571-1622) led a Japanese embassy to Mexico City, Madrid, and Rome in the years from 1613 to 1620. He was the first official Japanese envoy to visit the American continent. In July 1611, an embassy under the Spanish...
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