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Father and Son Manga to End on March 12, 2018

The March 2018 issue of Square Enix’s Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine has revealed that Uchiko’s Father and Son (Chichi to Ko) manga will end in the magazine’s next issue on March 12, 2018. 43 more words

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Walking The Henro: Day 1

October 30, 2017. Ōzu to Tsukiawase via Uchiko. 29 kilometers.

Long Distance Walks

Field Report: The Kamihaga Residence, Uchiko, Japan (22 November 2016)

In my previous post, we saw some of the splendid buildings that the town of Uchiko was endowed with by its leading families, back during its heyday as a centre for sumac wax production. 1,296 more words

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Field Report: Uchiko, Ehime Prefecture, Japan (22 November 2016)

The town of Uchiko, in Japan’s Ehime Prefecture, once enjoyed great prosperity from the production of sumac wax. Although the industry died out early in the last century, some of the grand houses and public buildings that were erected during that golden age still stand: beautiful reminders of a time when this quiet corner of Shikoku was a bustling centre of commerce. 903 more words

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