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Chris Glenn
Chris Glenn

85年、ロータリー交換留学生として初来日。1年間、札幌で過ごす。86年帰国。弱冠18歳にしてオーストラリアのラジオ局で、プロラジオDJデビューを果たし、活躍するものの、日本での生活が忘れられず、92年に再来日。93年からは、FMラジオ局のラジオDJとして、名古屋を中心に活躍中。テレビタレント、ナレーター、コラムニストとしての活動は多岐に渡る。近年は「外国人から見た日本」をテーマに講演活動を行い、好評を博している。

A long time Japanophile, Chris Glenn first came to Japan in 1985 as a Rotary Exchange Student. On his return to Australia in 1986, he commenced working as a radio DJ. In 1992 he returned to Japan, where he remained working in radio, TV and as a newspaper columnist and writer.

WEBサイト: Chris Glenn Website

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  • Samurai Capture of Pyongyang

    2015.07.20 [Samurai]
    Samurai Capture of Pyongyang Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s forces captured Pyongyang on this day, July 20, 1592. During the Fist Korean Invasion, (1592-1596) the city of Pyongyang fell easily to the combined s…

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    Death of Hosokawa Takakuni

    2015.07.18 [Samurai]
    Death of Hosokawa Takakuni Hosokawa Takakuni, one time head of the Hosokawa clan and one of the most powerful military commanders of the Muromachi period committed seppuku on this day, July 17, 1531. …

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    Guns ‘N’ Cockroaches

    2015.07.15 [Samurai]
    The daimyo who introduced firearms to Japan, forever changing samurai warfare, Shimazu Takahisa, died on this day, July 15, 1571.   The 15th head of the Shimazu clan, Takahisa was interested in foster…

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  • Irukaansatsuzu

    Assassination of Soga no Iruka

    2015.07.10 [Samurai]
    The main branch of the Soga clan became extinct 1,370 years ago today, when Soga no Iruka was assassinated, July 10, 645.   Soga no Iruka was the son of the powerful statesman and Minister of State, S…

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    Shinsengumi Spearman Harada Sanosuke Shot

    2015.07.06 [Samurai]
    Shinsengumi Spearman Harada Sanosuke Shot Shinsengumi Captain, Harada Sanosuke died on this day, July 6 1868 From gunfire wounds during the Battle of Ueno. Harada Sanosuke was born in in 1840 in Matsu…

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    Samurai ; Hosokawa Sumimoto

    2015.06.24 [Samurai]
    Hosokawa Sumimoto died on this day, June 24, 1520. Hosokawa Sumimoto was a Muromachi period samurai general and supporter of the 11th Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshizumi.
Born in Awa Province in 1489, he was t…

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  • Yoshitsune_with_benkei

    Samurai; Minamoto no Yoshitsune 源義経

    2015.06.18 [Samurai]
    Minamoto no Yoshitsune Died On This Day, June 15, 1189. The story of the Minamoto clan is long, and extremely complicated. Born in 1159 as the 9th son of Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Yoshitsune was the youn…

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  • The Battle Of Okehazama Was Fought On This Day, June 12, 1560.

    The Battle Of Okehazama Was Fought On This Day, June 12, 1560. On the outskirts of Nagoya City, 2,500 samurai trounced an army of 25,000 in what became known as the Battle of Okehazama. It was one of …

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    Shogun, Tokugawa Ienobu

    2015.06.11 [Samurai]
    The 6th Tokugawa Shogun, Ienobu Was Born On This Day, June 11, 1662. In 1709 Tokugawa Tsunayoshi died heirless. This left the only direct lineal descendant of Tokugawa Ieyasu being his great-great -gr…

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    The Gun That Killed Ii Naosuke

    2015.06.05 [Samurai]
    The Gun That Killed Ii Naosuke. When the Tairo, Ii Naosuke was assassinated in March, 1860 in what is remembered as the Sakuradamon Incident, this gun was apparently used by the Mito Loyalists to shoo…

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Japanese Wooden Barrel Cooper Craftsman, Kurita Minoru Kurita Minoru was born in Nagoya on July 4, 1…More

Nagoya Butsudan (Home Buddhist Altar) Craftsman, Goto Katsumi   Goto Katsumi is the third gener…More

Nagoya Yuzen,  Traditional ArtisanMitsuhisa Horibe    Mr.Mitsuhisa Horibe was born in Nagoya in…More

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Samurai Signatures, Kao (花押) Samurai Signatures, Kao (花押)  Kao (花押) were stylised identification sig…More

Ninja didn’t wear black! Ninja didn’t wear black! Despite the popular image of the black clothed and…More

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Book; Shogun /  James Clavell  In Osaka castle in the autumn of 1598, the great Japanese leader Toyo…More

The 47 Ronin Story / John Allyn In late 2013, Hollywood released its re-imagined version of the clas…More

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