Tosa-Korea between People

In a classroom in  the Sole Community Center in Kochi, my three students sit quietly trying to write their diary entries in…

Blue-and-White Flycatcher

The Blue-and-White Flycatcher is called ‘oruri’ in japan. It is one of three Japanese  songbirds of the order Passeriformes that can twitter…

Common kingfisher:カワセミ

Introduction Common kingfishers are the smallest members of the family Alcedinidae. They are found widely in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. They are…

Sumire: Viola mandshurica

Viola mandashurica is called sumire in Japan. Viola mandshurica families is generically called Viola mandsshurica. This flower is a perennial…

Mitrastema yamamotoi: Yakkosou

Introduction Mitrastema yamamotoi is a natural monument of Kochi and is a representative plant of Muroto. This was first discovered in…

The Tosaben Musical

On a Sunday evening in April, when the sky is getting darker, some people, old and young, Japanese and foreigners,…