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Kanami’s Wind in the Pines Heading to Canada

Once described as the oldest form of masked theatre in the world, Noh has a history that stretches back in current form to the 14th and 15th centuries; even earlier if you consider its predecessors. As is, however, modern Japanese Noh is an almost exclusively male discipline of theatre in which actors never rehearse together, but rather come together as well-practiced individuals on the day a play is to be performed, to engage in what is essentially a one-off event.

Imperial Palace Joggers

Complaints are growing about the increasing number of joggers around the Imperial Palace in Tokyo and the alleged bad manners that some of them are showing.

March 11 in Tokyo

Footage of the March 11, 2011, earthquake as experienced in the Akasaka district of central Tokyo.