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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
English Rakugo recital in Kochi by Kimochi
Do you know Rakugo? It is a traditional Japanese entertainment. It is a combination of storytelling and seated comedy.Kimochi Honno, an ...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Shikoku Kochi, Bakumatsu Restoration Exhibition
March 4, 2017, saw the opening of a grand event involving the whole of Kochi Prefecture; “Shikoku Kochi, Bakumatsu Restoration Exhibitio...
Kochi Castle Museum of History
You can see a sweeping view of Kochi Castle from the 3rd floor lobby This museum opened this March, coinciding with the start of the...
The ambition of Iwasaki Yataro, the unprecedented eccentric of Tosa
Iwasaki Yataro was born in Aki City, Inokuchi. He was one of the most prominent businessmen of he end of the Edo Period and built the...
Nakaoka Shintaro- an ally of Sakamoto Ryoma
Sakamoto Ryoma※’s ally Nakaoka Shintaro※ was also one of the heroes of the Bakumatsu who drove the era forward. The Nakaoka Shintaro M...
Foreigners working hard in Kochi
Introducing two of the ※trainees working in agriculture from the Northern Philippine Province of Benguet, with which Kochi Prefecture h...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Kochi Performing Arts Festival2017 Artist in Residence2017＆Performance - Papermoon Puppet Theatre 'Translucence'（Indonesia）
'Men of The Sea', by Papermoon Puppet Theatre Papermoon Puppet Theatre from Indonesia returns to the Museum of Art, Koch...
Monday, April 17, 2017
“Let’s get to know Japan!” ~Tosa Knife Crafting and Nankoku City Bus Tour~
On May 27th, The Nankoku City International Association (NIA) is hosting a hands-on Tosa knife crafting workshop, and a bus tour visitin...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Architecture that co-exists with nature / Architect : Kengo Kuma
Yusuhara, known as the “Kumo-no-Ue-no-Machi” (lit. “Town above the clouds”), has four buildings designed by world famous architect Kengo...
Makino Museum of Plants & People / Architect: Hiroshi Naito
Under the c-shaped overhang which stretches out gracefully 〇 How Hiroshi Naito came to design the building This museum is dedicat...
Kochi Station / Architect: Hiroshi Naito
Kochi Station (South exit) JR Kochi station looks like an ordinary train station at first glance, but I was surprised to hear that t...
Kochi Life Q&A : Ohanami
For Japanese people, Ohanami (lit. flower viewing) is associated with cherry blossoms. Let’s enjoy the Japanese culture of Ohanami thi...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Yodo-line runs right next to the guesthouse Shimanto River, the last clear stream in Japan, only a minute away! About 8 minu...
Uonotana shopping arcade A historical arcade from the Edo period 2 minutes walking from popular tourist destination “ Harimayabash...
The exterior resembles the sea This guesthouse serves as an embassy for Kochi! The owner, Maki Maeda. Discuss your travel plans an...
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