Gay pride march kicks off first 'Tokyo Rainbow Week'

Apr 29, 2013

Gay pride march kicks off first 'Tokyo Rainbow Week'

Thousands of people joined a parade Sunday to kick off “Tokyo Rainbow Week,” a series of events aimed at supporting sexual minorities. Organizers said about 12,000 people took part in the inaugural parade, which has been held for several years around the Harajuku district ...

Ieyasu rides again in parade

Apr 5, 2013

Ieyasu rides again in parade

by Delilah Romasanta

There aren’t many people as important in the history of Japan as Tokugawa Ieyasu. He was the man who, in 1603, seized power over the whole country as he launched the Tokugawa Shogunate, which lasted until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Since he is ...