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Tokyo Vice – The new HBO Max series for The Yakuza

Tokyo Vice chronicles the story of American journalist Jake Adelstein (Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort), who traveled to Tokyo in the 1990s and worked as a reporter for a local newspaper. Jake is the team’s first foreigner, which makes life difficult for him. He also aspires to be a crime reporter, which adds to the challenge. …

Saba Sushi

Saba sushi is a popular form of sushi in Japan, with the most popular locations being Kyoto and Osaka. The salted mackerel is served on top of sushi rice that has been combined with vinegar and molded into a rectangle. Seaweed, sesame seeds, or chives are frequently used as garnishes, depending on what’s available or …

Game Go In Japan

Go, sometimes known as Weiqi or Weichi, is a two-player abstract strategy board game in which the goal is to surround more territory than the opponent. The game was created more than 2,500 years ago in China and is thought to be the world’s oldest board game still in use today. According to a 2016 …

The Japanese Formula 1

The Japanese Grand Prix is a Formula One World Championship race that takes place in Japan. Japan has traditionally been one of the final races of the season, and as a result, the Japanese Grand Prix has hosted many title-deciding races, with 13 World Champions crowned in the 34 World Championship Japanese Grands Prix that …

Yakuza

Yakuza, sometimes known as gokud, are members of Japanese-based global organized criminal syndicates. The Japanese police and media refer to them as bryokudan at the behest of the police, but the yakuza refer to themselves as ninky dantai. The English counterpart of yakuza is gangster, which refers to a member of a Mafia-like criminal organization. …

The Former Takatori Family Residence

Koreyoshi Takatori was regarded as one of Kyushu’s coal mining monarchs. In Saga Prefecture, he was born into a samurai family. Takatori came to Tokyo in the early Meiji Period and studied contemporary mining technologies at the Ministry of Engineering’s Mining Bureau before turning the Takashima Coal Mine in Nagasaki Prefecture into a thriving enterprise. …

Naoshima Town Hall In Japan

The town of Naoshima is a small administrative district in the Seto Inland Sea that encompasses Naoshima Island and numerous additional islands. The population of the town was just about 5,000 people in 1984, when the town hall was finished. Despite this, the town hall building drew a lot of attention. The directness with which …

Hozan-ji Temple Shishikaku In Ikoma, Japan

At the time, the advanced chief priest instructed a temple carpenter to construct a Western-style guest house. In Yokohama, where a foreign residential neighborhood had been established, the carpenter studied Western architecture for three years. He created a stunning structure by combining Japanese and Western features. It is a nationally significant cultural item that is …

Underground Platforms on the Osaka Munіcipal Subway’s Midosuji Line, Japan

The eight lines are the city’s major method of transit, as aboveground trains are significantly less popular in Osaka’s core than they are in Tokyo, which is well-served by Japan Railway trains in addition to the Metro. Foreign Japan Rail Pass holders will find that their passes are nearly useless in Osaka, where they can …

Kyoto International Conference Center

Japan left the League of Nations in 1933, and the Kyoto International Conference Center was built as a symbol of the country’s return to the international community following World War II. A government decision in 1957 expressed this desire to develop a facility comparable to the United Nations building in New York and the Palace …