Category: Japan Context

The Iconic Kintai Bridge

The Kintai Bridge (錦帯橋) or Kintai-kyō, is an iconic wooden arch bridge located in Japan. The bridge was built in 1673 in the city of…
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The Imjin War

Toyotomi Hideyoshi was one of Japan’s pre-eminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period had an ambitious dream of conquering China. His way of…
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Only in Japan!

Japan is roughly the size of California with about 130 million inhabitants. The island nation is ranked third among the world’s economic  powerhouses . Japanese…
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