Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Book Town – Jimbocho (Tokyo)

Every morning in Jimbocho (a neighborhood of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan), you will see many of the used-book stores put their books out for sale. The location is where the prestigious Tokyo Book Binding Club and Literature Preservation Society is located, also the location of Shonen Jump’s Shueisha, as well as five major universities (Nihon, Senshu, Meiji, Hosei and Juntendo). While Jinbocho (or Jimbocho) is named after samurai, Jinbo Nagaharu in the 17th century. Unfortunately, there […]