Shinsaibashi, Osaka
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Shinsaibashi, Osaka

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A normal winter Sunday scene if you walk from Namba station to Shinsaibashi station. Here you can see the Apple Store, Nike, UFJ bank, and Citibank.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Japan

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A: Matsumotokiyoshi, Shinsaibashi street

di Min Heo, 120 metri di distanza

Matsumotokiyoshi, Shinsaibashi street

B: in front of Daimaru, Shinsaibashi street

di Min Heo, 130 metri di distanza

in front of Daimaru, Shinsaibashi street

C: in front of UNIQLO, Shinsaibashi street

di Min Heo, 140 metri di distanza

in front of UNIQLO, Shinsaibashi street

D: Cinemart Shinsaibashi

di heiwa4126, 140 metri di distanza

A movie house on Shinsaibashi, Osaka. In this time I saw "The Cabin in the Woods".

Cinemart Shinsaibashi

E: BIG STEP

di heiwa4126, 150 metri di distanza

A commercial building at Amerikamura, Osaka.

BIG STEP

F: America-mura Triangle Park

di Nobuaki Tanaka, 200 metri di distanza

America-mura Triangle Park

G: Shinsaibashi Bridge

di Kim Sang Wook, 320 metri di distanza

Shinsaibashi Bridge

H: Shinsaibashi Bridge Night View

di Kim Sang Wook, 320 metri di distanza

Shinsaibashi Bridge Night View

I: Namba, Osaka

di Thomas Humeau, 330 metri di distanza

In front of the famous "Glico" board covering an entire building in the Namba area of Osaka, near the...

Namba, Osaka

J: The Glico Man

di heiwa4126, 330 metri di distanza

As an icon of Osaka city, very famous giant sign at Dotonbori canal, Osaka. The "Grlico man" is a cha...

The Glico Man

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Japan

Questa è una vista generale di Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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