Tag: humanities

Made in Japan: Kanjinchou (The Subscription List)

I found a terrific video of a live kabuki performance of Kanjinchou 勧進帳 (The Subscription List),  which is a favorite of yours truly. The play is listed among the 18 Famous Kabuki Plays (歌舞伎十八番) in the kabuki repertoire and still hugely popular to this day. The leading character is a fierce warrior named Benkei, regarded an exemplar of…
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September 25, 2018 1

Behind the Story of “Blood and Tears” – Welcome!

Welcome to Behind the Story of Blood & Tears! I invite you to learn more about Usaburo, O-Hatsu and O-Bun, and the world they inhabit.


May 31, 2018 0

Behind the Story of “Blood and Tears” – Illustrations, Sources, Credits

This gallery includes images, videos and other media used in the historical flash fiction, Blood & Tears.


May 31, 2018 0

Japanese Design: Stone Tile Patterns

The stone tile pattern (石畳模様 ishidatami moyou) is named after the flat, square stones used to make paved roads or tile flooring.


January 1, 2016 0