Japan's ambassador of 'shut up' remark resigns
- Hideaki Ueda, who shouted "shut up" during a U.N. committee
meeting
- Ued...
Kanto Region 関東
- Kanto means “The East of the Barrier."
- Is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island ohe region...
Famous landmarks in Kanto
Region
- Tokyo metropolis
- Tokyo City, Ogasawara, Izu Oshima
- Kanagawa Prefecture
- Kamakura (...
- Gunma Prefecture
- Oze National Park, Kusatsu onsen, Manza
Onsen, Minakami, Ikaho Onsen
- Tochigi Prefecture
- Nikko (si...
Language in Kanto Region
- The Kantō dialect (関東方言 kantō hōgen, 関東弁 kantō-ben)
Western Kantō
Tokyo dialect (central Tokyo)...
Gunma dialect or Jōshū dialect (Gunma Prefecture)
Kanagawa dialect (Kanagawa Prefecture)
Chiba dialect (Chiba Prefecture)
...
Famous Cuisines in Kanto
Region
Yuba or bean curd layer (Tochigi Prefecture)
- Yuba is made by gently scooping off this la...
Monja-yaki (Tokyo)
- Monja-yaki was originally eaten as a children's treat in downtown
Tokyo. Now it is established as a s...
Namerou (Chiba Prefecture)
- Namerou is a traditional fishermen's dish from the coastal area of the
Boso-hanto Peninsula f...
Fukagawa-meshi (Tokyo)
- Fukagawa-meshi is a popular dish in downtown Tokyo. Shelled clams
and leeks are cooked in miso an...
Chanko Nabe
– There are many Chanko nabe restaurants in the Ryogoku area of
Tokyo that are operated by former Sumo wrestle...
Festivals
Akita Kanto Festival
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brn58Z9IygU
Yamato Awa Odori Dance
http://www.youtube.com/wa...
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  1. 1. Japan's ambassador of 'shut up' remark resigns - Hideaki Ueda, who shouted "shut up" during a U.N. committee meeting - Ueda made the remark at a meeting in Geneva of the U.N. Committee against Torture in May after he heard giggling over his defensive statement in response to criticism of Japan's judicial system. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqFpjghxOD4
  2. 2. Kanto Region 関東 - Kanto means “The East of the Barrier." - Is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island ohe region includes the Greater Tokyo Area and encompasses seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. - Kanto became the center of modern development. Although most of the plain in Kanto is used for residential, commercial and industrial, there are still areas that is used for farming especially rice. - the Great Kantō earthquake of 1923.
  3. 3. Famous landmarks in Kanto Region - Tokyo metropolis - Tokyo City, Ogasawara, Izu Oshima - Kanagawa Prefecture - Kamakura (Buddha Statue), Hakone, Yokohama, Kawasaki - Chiba Prefecture - Tokyo Disneyland and Disneysea and Narita Airport
  4. 4. - Gunma Prefecture - Oze National Park, Kusatsu onsen, Manza Onsen, Minakami, Ikaho Onsen - Tochigi Prefecture - Nikko (site of Ieyasu’s Mausoleum), Kinugawa Onsen, Nasu-Shiobara - Ibaraki Prefecture - Kairakuen Garden
  5. 5. Language in Kanto Region - The Kantō dialect (関東方言 kantō hōgen, 関東弁 kantō-ben) Western Kantō Tokyo dialect (central Tokyo) Yamanote dialect (old upper-class dialect) Shitamachi dialect or Edo dialect (old working-class dialect) Tama dialect (Western Tokyo) Saitama dialect (Saitama Prefecture) Chichibu dialect (Chichibu)
  6. 6. Gunma dialect or Jōshū dialect (Gunma Prefecture) Kanagawa dialect (Kanagawa Prefecture) Chiba dialect (Chiba Prefecture) Bōshū dialect (Southern Chiba Prefecture) Gun'nai dialect (Eastern Yamanashi Prefecture) Eastern Kantō Ibaraki dialect (Ibaraki Prefecture) Tochigi dialect (Tochigi Prefecture)
  7. 7. Famous Cuisines in Kanto Region Yuba or bean curd layer (Tochigi Prefecture) - Yuba is made by gently scooping off this layer. It first came from China along with tofu and has since developed as part of the Japanese food culture. Yuba can be dried and wrapped around fillings, or it can be added to stews and cooked dishes, or even eaten with soy sauce and grated wasabi (Japanese horseradish), just like sashimi.
  8. 8. Monja-yaki (Tokyo) - Monja-yaki was originally eaten as a children's treat in downtown Tokyo. Now it is established as a specialty of Tokyo. First, you cook ingredients such as dried squid, sweet corn and cabbage on a heated cast iron plate.Then you gather these ingredients together on a plate and build a circular wall with a hollowed-out space and pour a watery batter mixed with flour into the hollow
  9. 9. Namerou (Chiba Prefecture) - Namerou is a traditional fishermen's dish from the coastal area of the Boso-hanto Peninsula forming the southern part of Chiba. The main ingredients are horse mackerel, sardines, flying fish, and Pacific saury or mackerel. The fish is cut into small pieces, with miso added, then leeks, ginger and green basil are placed on top and chopped finely to form a paste
  10. 10. Fukagawa-meshi (Tokyo) - Fukagawa-meshi is a popular dish in downtown Tokyo. Shelled clams and leeks are cooked in miso and then served on a bowl of rice together with the soup. In fukagawa-meshi cooked with fat clams in season
  11. 11. Chanko Nabe – There are many Chanko nabe restaurants in the Ryogoku area of Tokyo that are operated by former Sumo wrestlers who once competed in the Ryogoku Kokugikan in the same area. At the end of the morning training, wrestlers eat a meal prepared at the stable, chanko, often hot pot dish with meat or fish, vegetables cooked in soup.
  12. 12. Festivals Akita Kanto Festival http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brn58Z9IygU Yamato Awa Odori Dance http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=XZW6kbdjlEE&list=PL3C711B76502DB0CC Koenji Awa Odori Dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfiZVc4FQNE

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