What is the name of the castle in the image below where “007 You Only Live Twice” and Kurosawa’s “Ran” were filmed? This castle recently reopened in March 2015 after 5 1/2 years of repair work.
a. Himeji Castle
b. Osaka Castle
c. Nijo Castle
d. Nagoya Castle
Hint: It is in Hyogo prefecture and is known as the Egret Castle because its pure white appearance with white plaster coating looks like a dancing Egret with its wings spread.
Prize: Three lucky winners will be selected among those who answer correctly. The prize will be a folding fan and an English version of the Japanese beloved children’s book Gon, the Little Fox courtesy of MUSEYON INC.
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The answer for the Newsletter Vol. 40 (March issue) was: Kanazawa. Thank you for your participation!
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