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Japan Historical Photos: The Kingendai Collection

Japan Historical Photos: The Kingendai Collection

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Undated – Shibasaburo Kitasato (1853-1931) was a Japanese physician and bacteriologist. He studied under Dr. Robert Koch in the University […]

News, Traditional Japan

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

A Kyoto tradition since the 6th centruy the Aoi Matsuri (Hollyhock Festival) procession moves through Shimogamo Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The festival was begun in the 500s as […]

J League Football, Sports

King Kazu Keeps On Going

King Kazu Keeps On Going

The J-League soccer tournament in Japan enters its 18th season this March and one player has been a star right from the start. That player is Kazuyoshi Miura who now plays […]