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Make Terracotta Animals, Not War: The Tomb of Emperor Jingdi

Today’s post is a flashback to my trip to China in the aftermath of the Tohoku earthquake. We spent most of our time in Beijing, but we did manage to make one trip… Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Mr. Emperor

Photo by kristi-san Yesterday was a truly beautiful sunny winter day in Tokyo. It was also a national holiday, in celebration of Emperor Akihito’s 77th birthday (天皇誕生日, or Tennō tanjōbi). On this day… Continue reading