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Takarazuka Exhibit at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History

Oscar's costume from the Takarazuka version of Rose of Versailles (『ベルサイユのばら』)


Notre Dame in France. One of my top destinations. The significance of this architecture in the scheme of the art world (and historical world) is beyond that of any other church other than the Vatican.

A velvety red rose, of a vibrant and deep crimson, named the "Rose of Versailles" (yes, please; I want) made its international debut at this year's International Rose and Gardening Show in Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture. A French farmer produced the flower in honor of the Japanese popular manga which has the same title, based on the French Revolution in the late 18th century. Donated roses will be given to elementary schools in the areas hit by last year's March 11th disaster.


File:Nara Takeji (奈良 武次 Nara Takeji?, April 28, 1868 – December 21, 1962) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army.was born in what is now part of Kanuma city, Tochigi Prefecture to a farming family. During the Russo-Japanese War, Nara was commander of an Independent Heavy Artillery Brigade which operated the siege artillery units attached to the IJA 3rd Army. After the war and another visit to Germany, he rose to be Vice Minister of War. Promoted to major general in 1914, he served as…