Osaki is located on the Yamanote Line between Gotanda and Shinagawa… and that’s pretty much all I can say about the area.
Soy sauce, sweet rice vinegar, Disneyland, oh my! The Edo River has it all! Plus fireworks!
The Tama RIver is another river associated with the Edo Period, but in reality, it's history goes back much further…
Sometimes called the biggest river in Japan, though it’s actually not, this unruly river unites much of the Kanto area.
Recently, we’ve looked at a few places in Sumida and Katsushika. Today let’s learn about the river that linked these two places together and what happened to that river.
Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward and Saitama’s Kita-Katsushika and Minami Katsushika Districts derive their names from the pre-modern Katsushika District of Shimōsa Province, but where did the ancient name come from?
10 Quick Questions From Readers!
(Still took 2 days to write… lol)
Musashi was an old Japanese province, however the name is still with us today.