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E91 Blind Bankers of EdoE91 Blind Bankers of Edo
Show Notes for episode 91 of our Podcast – Blind Bankers of Edo. Story Notes During the Edo Period, also known as the Tokugawa Period, there was a surprising amount of professions that were available to the blind or visually impaired. From acupuncture, to playing the koto, to even performing[...]
E84 The Three BonsaiE84 The Three Bonsai
Show Notes for episode 84 of our Podcast – The Three Bonsai. Story Notes In the reign of the Emperor Go-Fukakusa there lived a celebrated Regent, Saimyoji Tokiyori. When thirty years of age this Regent retired to a monastery for several years, and not infrequently his peace of mind was[...]
B21 Night MovingB21 Night Moving
Show Notes for bonus episode 21 of our Podcast – Night Moving. Story Notes This was a strange things I came across in my feed one day, and I knew it was something that was worth talking about on our show. In Chiba, you can find a man by the[...]
E82 Eugenics in JapanE82 Eugenics in Japan
Show Notes for episode 82 of our Podcast – Eugenics in Japan. Story Notes It seems that in almost every country at some point the idea of eugenics has been spread through the country and even utilised with that country. So we are going to take a look at how[...]
E79 The Plague of Emperor SujinE79 The Plague of Emperor Sujin
Show Notes for episode 79 of our Podcast – The Plague of Emperor Sujin. Story Notes These notes are taken from the corrosponding page concerning the Emperor, with some ommisions. Emperor Sujin (崇神 天皇) was the 10th Emperor of Japan also known as Mimakiiribikoiniye (御眞木入日子印恵命) or Mimaki Irihiko Isachi. He[...]