A former Han school building of the Mito Domain in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, that was added to the Japan Heritage list (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
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The cover illustration of the fourth volume of "Kakukaku Shikajika," left, and the fifth (Provided by Shueisha Inc.)
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