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Japanese History

What does Ōsaki mean?

Osaki is located on the Yamanote Line between Gotanda and Shinagawa… and that’s pretty much all I can say about the area.

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Japanese Castles Japanese History Travel in Japan

What does Dokanyama mean?

Ota Dokan did it! Well, in this case, he probably did. Let’s get it on.

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Japanese Castles Japanese History

What does Edo mean?

Went a little long on this on… sorry about that. But I love Tokyo. I wanted to explore the forgotten side…

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Japanese History

What does Toshima mean?

Ota Dokan again?

Yes. Since I talked about Shakujii and Nerima last week, this week I’ve decided to hit the next most closely related topics; Toshima, Kita, and Itabashi. By Wednesday… and with the help of a simple map, you’ll probably see what’s going on here clearly.