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Nakayama is between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Ichikawa in Literay Works / The Writers Related to Ichikawa City

Tekona Reishindo Hall in springSatomi Koen Park the approach of Nakayama HokekyojiKatsushika Hachimangu Shrine
Mama in Ichikwa City is often called 'Manyo Town' and the legendary beauty Tekona who lived in and Mama no Tsugihashi Bridge that was built in Mama had been written in many tanka poems since Myriad of Leaves (Manyoshu) had edited. And the Biography of Eight Dogs (Satomihakkenden) published in Edo Period was taken place in Konodai, Ichikawa, Gyotoku and Futamata in Ichikawa City. Masao, the hero of Nogiku no Haka was from Ichikawa. Kyoshi Takahama described the views in the city at that time in his book 'Nakayamadera'. These books tell the views of the city those days in the classic to the modern ages. After WWII, Rohan Koda, Kafu Nagai, Kaii Higashiyama, Yoko Mizuki and many writers and artists moved to the city. According to Kafu Nagai, the views in Ichikawa at that time looked like them in Bunkyoku in Tokyo in his childhood. Besides, the houses of them are preserved and some stone tablets are built in the city. A walk in Ichikawa City to find the places described in the literary works and related to the artists and writers is good for you to know the arts and literature beside you. Why don't you visit them?

The Literary Works, Artists, Poets Related to Ichikawa City





Yoko Mizuki

the house of Yoko Mizuki

Home of Yoko Mizuki, a Scenario Writer

Yoko Mizuki was a scenario writer lived in Ichikawa city.

Guo Moruo

Guo Moruo Memorial Park

Guo Moruo Memorial Park

Guo Moruo Memorial Park gives an illusion to us to stray into a town in early Showa era.