Edo period

Wear a Japanese warlord’s armor as a watch by supporting this crowdfunding campaign

Can they raise the funds to make this traditional masterpiece of an accessory?

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We assembled an Edo period-style tea-carrying mechanical doll【Pics, videos】

The jury’s still out on whether it’s creepy, cute, or creepy-cute.

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Samurai luxury — Renovated 400-year-old ryokan near Chiba’s coast can be yours to rent【Photos】

The inn is actually an upgraded traditional Japanese house that’s continuously served as a residence for officials for more than 400 years.

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Exhibition on the 1,500 year-history of traditional Japanese women’s clothing to open in Shibuya

Stunning and bold, this exhibition is a rare treat for kimono lovers.

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It’s like the samurai era never ended at this beautiful Japanese mountain town

Nagano village was once a major stop on the Kyoto-Edo route, and the neighborhood looks much the same centuries later.

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How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

Not far from Akihabara you’ll find Amanoya, but it wouldn’t be there if not for an assassination.

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Embrace the literary and the historical with traditional Japanese artwork as your Zoom background

Gorgeous visuals from some of Japan’s most revered art pieces now available for download.

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The depressing diet of a Tokyo prostitute during Japan’s Edo period

Yoshiwara was once where men with money to burn came to entertain themselves, while this woman was eating rotten pickles, or sometimes nothing at all.

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Time travelling online survey gets Japanese people nostalgic for their youth

“I’d go back in time and give my life a do-over,” one participant said.

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We try a traditional Tokyo dish of stewed loaches, encounter something we’ve never seen before

A taste of the Edo-period past, and a new encounter

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Edo Rice shows you what rice tasted like in the samurai era by continuing centuries of tradition

A Tokyo time trip for your taste buds.

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This beautiful Starbucks just outside Tokyo has an aural connection to Japan’s samurai past【Pics】

Your eyes will love the traditional Japanese garden, but keep your ears open for a sound that’s been marking life in this town for centuries.

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We visited Tokyo’s samurai-period style cat cafe, and here’s why you should too【Photos】

The Edo Neko Chaya has a beautiful interior, charming kitties, and a heartwarming mission.

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Edo Cat Cafe closure postponed as 50 rescue cats still need foster parents

After creating a stunning samurai-themed ukiyo-e world for their cats, this organisation is refusing to give up on them.

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Edo-Period Japanese book depicts U.S. history in hilariously awesome illustrations

It may not be historically accurate, but it’s one-hundred percent real!

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What would a samurai-era cat cafe look like? Like the brand-new Edo Cat Cafe opening in Tokyo!

Take a trip back in time and into feline cuteness with this new cat cafe in one of Tokyo’s most history-rich neighborhoods.

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We visit Japan’s only specialty toothpick store to buy products steeped in 300-year-old history

When samurai needed toothpicks during the Edo period, this store had everything they were looking for.

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We bring you three more traditional Japanese recipes from centuries past

This time on the menu – octopus sushi bowl, flower-shaped eggs, and an “ice cube” tofu dessert!

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Tokyo’s newest sushi restaurant is actually way too Japanese for its own good

There’s a fine line between having enough Japanese touches to feel authentic, and having so many it starts to feel fake.

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Edo-era recipes are published online, give us a chance to try Japanese foods from centuries past

Vegetarians can rejoice, as meatless options abound!

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