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Review: Films Set In Japan – The Bridges At Toko-Ri (1954)

The Korean War (1950 – 1953) has not featured on the big screen too many times and is an unknown conflict for many outside of those who fought in it. Korea, and the seas around it, may be the main … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #3 – New Statue In Tokyo (+ Gojira Curry)!!

As one of the most recognisable Japanese icons, it’s perhaps no surprise that statues and models of Godzilla are considered a good idea by many to attract interest to an area. The radioactive monster appeared on top of Hotel Gracery … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Monkey-ing About On Sarushima

Over a year ago I read an article in a magazine about there being an island in Tokyo Bay which can be easily reached on a day trip. Even now, many of my students haven’t even heard of it. Monkey … Continue reading

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