Just a short post. I found this photo of Osaka Castle from the 50s when it was being rebuilt after the war. Looking at at the surrounding area you can see how much Osaka has changed.
Books and Ideas--Vanishing Literature Series
An unofficial guide to Yamaguchi Prefecture and its nihonshu
News, events and useful & timely information from Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
Dutch based History and Literary Studies Student Historical events, Historical essays, movie reviews and book reviews
The Untold History of Modern Japan and Japanese Martial Arts 知らない近代日本史及武道史
Sengoku Jidai Sixteenth Century Japanese History
Helping people who have to say "now what?"
Hiking trails in Kyushu, Japan
Family life in Japan, and other stuff