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This is the "Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum" in Higashiosaka, Japan. "Shiba Ryotaro was an important figure in Japanese literature after the World War II."]

This is the "Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum" in Higashiosaka, Japan. "Shiba Ryotaro was an important figure in Japanese literature after the World War II."]

Ōkunoshima - Bunny Island in Japan - Once home to secret chemical gas factories in World War II, “Rabbit Island” is now a haven for hundreds of friendly bunnies. Walking On The Rainbows

Ōkunoshima - Bunny Island in Japan - Once home to secret chemical gas factories in World War II, “Rabbit Island” is now a haven for hundreds of friendly bunnies. Walking On The Rainbows

Built during the early years of World War II, the Ledo/Burma Road connected China to Burma in a failed attempt by Allied powers to prevent Japan from gaining even more power in Central and Southeast Asia

Built during the early years of World War II, the Ledo/Burma Road connected China to Burma in a failed attempt by Allied powers to prevent Japan from gaining even more power in Central and Southeast Asia

Thinking of going to Japan? Here are 27 photos to inspire you | packmeto.com

Thinking of going to Japan? Here are 27 photos to inspire you | packmeto.com

Jiufen: "So bustling in the 1930s that outsiders nicknamed it ‘Little Shanghai’, this former mining town went through hard times before it was rescued from obscurity by the 1989 film A City of Sadness and from economic oblivion by the tourists who’ve been pouring in ever since. The quaint streets retain a fair bit of its pre-World War II character but if anything wins you over, it’ll be the superb views down towards the sea." Taiwan: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com

Jiufen: "So bustling in the 1930s that outsiders nicknamed it ‘Little Shanghai’, this former mining town went through hard times before it was rescued from obscurity by the 1989 film A City of Sadness and from economic oblivion by the tourists who’ve been pouring in ever since. The quaint streets retain a fair bit of its pre-World War II character but if anything wins you over, it’ll be the superb views down towards the sea." Taiwan: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com

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