A neighborhood in Tōkyō forgotten by time, but cool af. Continue reading What does Tachiaigawa mean?
There’s a mall called Venus Fort in O-daiba. Today you’re gonna learn why… whether you like it or not. Continue reading What does Odaiba mean?
Tokugawa Ieyoshi was a pretty much a brown paper bag shogun. There is nothing notable about his rule… until the last year. In the last year, Commodore Perry arrived in Japan with his “Black Ships” and demanded that Japan end its isolationist policy. That’s when the shit hit the proverbial fan. Continue reading Shintoku-in・the Grave of Tokugawa Ieyoshi