Places & Travel
04/10, Arts Culture Tourism from Tokyo (Sumidagawa and Sensō-ji, Asakusa)
Japanese boxer Takuma Inoue claimed the WBA bantamweight by defeating Venezuela's Liborio Solis, while China and Japan will hold high-level talks in Tokyo today. Miyajima Island will be closed to tourists during the G7 summit in Hiroshima this May. And researchers from Japan's Chiba University have observed a pair of supermassive black holes. And with the Japanese manga artist Rumiko Takahashi, known for "Urusei Yatsura" and "Maison Ikkoku," awarded the title of Knight in the French Order of Arts and Letters last Thursday, Notebook takes a short walk along the Sumidagawa river, catching sight of the Himiko river cruiser designed by another manga artist, Leiji Matsumoto, then heads towards Sensō-ji Temple in Asakusa before heading home.
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