Some Historic episodes

 

English sailors visit Kamakura in 1613

Execution of Goemon Ishikawa

Founding of the Itsukushima Shrine

Ginkakuji - a Shogun's retirement home

Kinkakuji - a Shogun's retirement home

Kofun - ancient tombs on a grand scale

Militarism and the 2nd World War

Minamoto Yoritomo, the first Shogun

Ninja and a Nightingale Floor

Origami Cranes

Origins of the Kamikaze

Saigo Takamori, the last Samurai

The Hinomaru, or the Japanese flag

The Meiji Restoration

The Richardson Affair

The Taisho Volcanic Eruption at Sakurajima