History of Japan

This week, we cover the story and legacy of the great warrior Kusunoki Masahige. Why does he have the unique distinction of a statue on the grounds of the emperor's palace in Tokyo? What do we actually know about him?

Direct download: History_of_Japan_264.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:00am EST

As a surprise bonus, here's an episode of my new show Criminal Records on one of Japan's most fascinating criminal cases. Fair warning: this episode includes some graphic content!

Direct download: Episode_03_-_Abe_Sada.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

This week; Oomoto's zenith and fall from grace. Plus, what have we learned from all this?

Direct download: History_of_Japan_263.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:00am EST