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Japan’s Influence on ‘Star Wars’

Here are five ways that Japan has inspired the Star Wars franchise. We’ve done our best to keep spoilers to a minimum, but there may be a few surprises. Star Wars is a cultural behemoth, a media behemoth that spans film, television, novels, comics, toys, and much more. While Star Wars draws inspiration from a …

Festivals & Events in Kyoto

–  The Kyoto calendar is jam-packed with fun festivals and events. The following is a list of Kyoto’s most important and interesting annual festivals and events. The major festivals and events are listed here. Check out our monthly events pages for smaller, one-time events that you might be interested in. Simply use the search box …

Limestone Mines on Mt.Buko In Chichibu, Japan

Mount Buk in Chichibu City and Yokozemachi in Saitama Prefecture were the subjects of the study. Mount Buk is suited for limestone mining, and limestone was quarried on this mountain throughout the Ed Period to provide material for mortar and fertilizer. Cement was utilized to construct buildings and surface roads in Japan during the Meiji …

The Japanese Aggression in Korea

At the end of the 15th century, with the disintegration of the shogunate Ashikaga, who ruled the country for about 200 years, Japan entered a period of civil war. The unification of the country began with Oda Nobunaga, but he was killed by his vassals. However, his case was continued by one of his trusted …