Ep.1 ‘Fukagawa / Tokyo’
HAIKU MASTERS is an interactive TV program which seeks to find haiku masters from around the world using a new form of visual literature called Photo Haiku. Episode 1 of the new season takes place in Fukagawa, Tokyo where Basho wrote many of his famous haiku poems. Special guest Hideho Kindaichi, a revered linguistic scholar, along with our Haiku Masters Michio Nakahara and Kit Pancoast Nagamura take you on a journey through the world of Photo Haiku at the beautiful Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine.
- Michio Nakahara Haiku Master
- Kit Pancoast Nagamura Haiku Poet
- Hideho Kindaichi Professor of Japanese Linguistics
- Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine
- Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine is located in Fukagawa, Tokyo where Basho wrote many of his famous haiku poems and is also the birth place of sumo wrestling.
- Michio Nakahara
- Address: 1-20-3 Tomioka, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0047
Access: By car:Route 9, Fukagawa Line3 minutes from the Kiba/Edagawa Exit
By train:3 minutes by foot from Monzen-nakacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line6 minutes by foot from Monzen-nakacho Station on the Toei Oedo Line
By bus:3 minutes by foot from the Tomioka-itchome stop on the Toei Bus