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CJ7 Hokkaido University

CJ7 Hokkaido University   

北海道大学

This is the campus of Hokkaido University, which first opened its doors in 1876 as Sapporo Agricultural College. Its historic agricultural science department is a flagship institution in Japan with a long history. Keyword: Hokkaido, University, Sapporo, campus, student

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CJ28 Underground Rainfall Reservoir in Tokyo

CJ28 Underground Rainfall Reservoir in Tokyo   

東京の溜池システム

During heavy rainfall when water levels rise above the 1.6 meter-high dam, water flows into this reservoir. The reservoir is about 140meterswide and about 130meters long, and can hold up to 210,000㎡ of water. Keyword: water, storage, rain, reservoir, architecture, flood, facility, overflow

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CJ40 The former National Stadium

CJ40 The former National Stadium   

旧国立競技場

Preparations are now underway to tear down the former National Stadium and rebuild the stadium in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. This former National Stadium could accommodate 54,000 spectators. There were toilets below where you see the white pole. There used to be s...

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CJ56 Onigawara (Japanese Ornamental Tile)

CJ56 Onigawara (Japanese Ornamental Tile)   

鬼瓦

'Onigawara are ridge-end roof tile depicting the face of an Oni or Japanese ogre. Since ancient times they've been used as talismans. Today, the designs for Onigawara are not limited to ogres, but include many different designs. Keyword: roof, tile, archtecture, oni, ogre, talisman, design

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CJ57 The Process of Making Onigawara (Japanese Ornamental Tile)

CJ57 The Process of Making Onigawara (Japanese Ornamental Tile)   

鬼瓦の制作過程

The process of making Onigawara is a clay art. The craftman uses nothing other than his fingers and a pallet. He works by hand this way all day long, paying careful attention to each step. Even if he works all day long, it takes 3 full days to make one of this size. Keyword: roof, tile, archtec...

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CJ81 Remains of Old Houses in Kitashinagawa

CJ81 Remains of Old Houses in Kitashinagawa   

北品川古い町並み

In a section surrounded by apartment buildings, the houses create a nice view. About 7 years ago, this area was full of houses, but now only a few remain. Everyone wants to preserve this sort of scenery. Keyword: old houses, remain, Kitashinagawa, scenery

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CJ87 Machiya (Traditional Townhouses) in Kyoto

CJ87 Machiya (Traditional Townhouses) in Kyoto   

京都の町屋

At the far end of a narrow alley called Ajiki ROJI, it's lined with tasteful wooden tradesmen's townhouses, or "Machiya,"which are distinctly Kyoto-style. Machiya serve both as residences and workshops for young people who create art here. It's a venue where young craftspeople polish skills and adva...

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CJ99 Tokyo Station and Commuters

CJ99 Tokyo Station and Commuters   

東京駅前

Tokyo Station is located in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo. Served by many regional commuter lines of Japan Railways and the Tokyo Metro network, the station is crowded with commuters. Keyword: Tokyo, station, Marunouchi, business district, crowd, commuter

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CJ100 The National Diet Building and Cherry Blossoms

CJ100 The National Diet Building and Cherry Blossoms   

桜と国会

The National Diet Building is the center of Japan's politics, which is in Nagata-cho, Tokyo. It features a pyramid-like tower in its center. The cherry blossoms in front of the building are beautiful in spring. Keyword: The National Diet Building, Tokyo, cherry blossom, spring