Today we’ll look at the biographies of a few people who called Tōkyō’s Honjo area home. Continue reading 10 Famous People From Honjo
Honjo began as one of Edo’s elite areas but soon developed a rich commoner culture. By the Shōwa Period it was a polluted flophouse on a filthy river. Continue reading What does Honjo mean?
Recently, we’ve been exploring the Sumida River area. Today I decided to write about an obscure shrine with a fascinating history. Continue reading What does Ushima mean?