Features

Traditional Japan

1st Sword Craftsmen Exhibition of the NBSK

1st Sword Craftsmen Exhibition of the NBSK

Sword masters show their skills such as sword polishing, sword fittings and mounting to visitors.

Modern Japan

Mammals: Diversity in Terrestrial Life

Mammals: Diversity in Terrestrial Life

On display: 280 stuffed specimens, fossils and skeletons of mammals.

Features

A song for Ryoko

A song for Ryoko

Rashin Nakamura sings for a 15-year-old girl who died in 1990 due to hazing practiced by Japanese schools.

Bizarre, Traditional Japan

Holding out for a cry

Holding out for a cry

The annual the ‘cry-off’ competition was held at Sensoji temple. The first baby that wails is the winner.

Business, Food

Plastic Display Food in Kappabashi

Plastic Display Food in Kappabashi

A Kitchen Town entirely populated with shops supplying mass-produced crockery.