The One about the Hanako Memorial Statue near Kichijoji Station

In May 2017, the Hanako Memorial Statue was unveiled near Kichijoji Station. Hanako was born in 1947 in Thailand and was owned by the late Thai businessman Somwang Sarasas. In 1949, the businessman gave Japan Hanako as a gift to show the relationship between both Thailand and Japan. And so, she was taken to Ueno Zoo in Tokyo where she resided until 1954, where she moved to Inokashira Park between […]