Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Around the World in Thirty Days: J


J Is for Japan

Location:  Eastern Asia
Capitol:  Tokyo
Largest City:  Tokyo

Japan in Film:  Black Rain, Lost in Translation, You Only Live Twice, Godzilla,
Tokyo Story, Seven Samurai, Ugetsu

Places: 
Himeji Castle
Matsumoto Castle
Mount Fuji
Tokyo


People:
Akiri Kurosawa
 
Matsuo Basho
Katsushika Hokusai (self-portrait)
Kenji Mizoguchi
Yasujiro Ozu

One more for the road:  
 

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    1. Cheap Trick was big in Japan. As was Survivor.

      I think of Tokyo as a very crowded city. But I've never been there.

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  2. I would add Toshiro Mifune whom I love. For some reason I never felt strong to visit this place despite the history

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  3. I'd recommend a visit to either Hiroshima or Nagasaki (I went to Nagasaki) and Kyoto.

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