Visitors to the Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum in Tokyo's Sumida Ward examine a newly installed diorama depicting the inner grounds of the Imperial Palace as it appeared in the Edo Period (1603-1867). (Louis Templado)
Tokyo history museum takes a modern approach to its exhibits
When it comes to telling the story of Tokyo, the metropolitan area's urban history museum is making up for lost time with fresh displays that take visitors into the present.
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Thousands of sardines swimming in the Aqua Museum aquarium look like cherry blossoms blowing in the wind under pink illumination at the Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. (Satoru Semba)
PHOTO: There's something 'fishy' about these cherry blossoms
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Under cover of curtains, deities transferred at Nara shrine
Arielle Holmes, left, the female lead in "Heaven Knows What," receives the Tokyo Grand Prix prize in 2014. The film was directed by Joshua Safdie, center, and his brother Benny. (Noriki Ishitobi)
ANIME NEWS: Tokyo International Film Festival expands to 10 days...
The 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival will run for 10 days instead of the usual nine, according to organizers.
ANIME NEWS: Full-CG 'Stand By Me Doraemon' wins Japan Academy Prize
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A scene from "The Case of Hana & Alice "  ((c)2015 "the case of hana&alice" Film Partners)
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Pork soup with white miso (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
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When cooking expert Megumi Fujii asks her two daughters, “What would you like to eat?” the answer is almost invariably, “Tonjiru!" (pork soup).
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