Posts Tagged ‘kamakura’

Crow, the King of Sumo: Fun and Fantasy and Friendship and Sumo in Edo

Crow, the King of Sumo: Fun and Fantasy and Friendship and Sumo in Edo

By Larry Knipfing | Fun &..., Japan, Writing

  Crow, the King of Sumo My idea for this story happened in much the same way that little Koji-kun first realized who Crow was at the beginning of this tale: I was paging through a book of sumo ukiyo-e when I can upon one painting that stunned me: one of the wrestlers looked like

The Wonder of Japan Tourist

The Wonder of Japan Tourist

By Larry Knipfing | Education, Fun &..., Japan, Photography, Writing

 Me & Japan Tourist One of the things that keeps me most busy these days is Japan Tourist (www.japantourist.jp). I am the regional partner for Kanagawa and Tochigi prefectures, and I spend a lot of time traveling around the country visiting beautiful, interesting places, photographing them, and then writing about them. Tough job, huh? Japan