May 18, 2020
Welcome back to our coverage of the fire at Shuri castle in Okinawa in 2019. Dr. Travs Seifman continues his discussion of the fire, its implications, and its impact on Okinawa.
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Mar 31, 2020
In late 2019, Shuri Castle in Okinawa burned down in a fire. Multiple buildings were burned, as well as a whole host of irreplaceable cultural artifacts. Dr. Travis Seifman talks about the history of the castle, what was lost, and what the castle means to the Okinawans.
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Jan 30, 2020
In far Northern Japan on the peripheries of the known world, an aggressive and moody child with one eye and a bad temper would come to prominence almost despite himself.
Date Masamune, AKA the "One-Eyed Dragon" would eventually become a powerful and enigmatic ruler in the far North who won the respect of some of the...