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Japanese History

What does Tennōzu Isle mean?

A rags to riches story. From sandbar to waterfront boardwalk. What does Tennoze Isle mean?

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Japanese History

What does Tachiaigawa mean?

A neighborhood in Tōkyō forgotten by time, but cool af.

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Japanese History

What does Odaiba mean?

There’s a mall called Venus Fort in O-daiba. Today you’re gonna learn why… whether you like it or not.

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Japanese History

Why is Shiodome called Shiodome?

What do you get when you mix a monorail with skyscapers, a stunning view of the bay, an old train station and edo period gardens? Shiodome! Let’s find out about the mysterious origins of the place name and dramatic history of the area.