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2014年01月29日 history

Yuriwaka Episode 1/The Battle

Yuriwaka Episode 1/The Battle Long long ago, there lived a strong and brave warrior called ‘Yuriwaka.&#8…

2014年01月29日 history

Sho,Chiku,Bai

Sho,Chiku,Bai In the Edo era, there lived three good-natured but slightly foolish men. They lived in a house d…

2014年01月29日 history

Soba

Soba In the Edo era, there were soba stands here and there called ‘Ni-Hachi soba,’or ‘2-8 so…

2014年01月29日 history

Two ghosts

Two ghosts This is a story from the late Edo era. One summer night, two men, who’d drunk too much, were …

2014年01月29日 history

Soga Brothers

Soga Brothers In the 12th century, the late Heian period, several families possessed their lands in the east p…

2014年01月29日 history

Ushiwaka

Ushiwaka In the 12century, the late Heian period in Japan, the Taira family was at the height of its prosperit…

2014年01月29日 history

Miminashi Hoh-ichi

Miminashi Hoh-ichi In the mid-12th century the Taira family defeated their rival the Minamoto family almost co…

2014年01月29日 history

The teahouse

The teahouse From the old days, manju, or buns, have been one of the popular snacks for Japanese people. (Manj…

2014年01月29日 history

Mito Komon

Mito Komon I think most of you like the stories of ‘Mito Komon.’ He is a real historical figure. In the late E…

2014年01月29日 history

A medicine peddler

A medicine peddler Long long ago, medicine peddlers would go traveling around from village to village, town to…