Heihachiro TOGO
Shibuya-ku Jingumae.
  • Do you know the beer called Amiraali of Finland?
  • What does Amiraali mean?
  • The commander of the fleet.
  • What about the beer?
  • They made labels of the beer of 24 world admirals.
  • Two Japanese were used in the kind of the label.
  • Who is it?
  • Isoroku Yamamoto and Heihachiro Togo.
  • Who is that?
  • Who is that?
  • Don't you say that.
  • Where is this?
  • Does Mr. Togo have anything to do with Togo-jinja Shrine?
  • This is Heihachiro Togo's shrine.
  • What did he do?
  • He played an active part in the Russo-Japanese War in 1904.
  • It is the times when the Edo era was just over.
  • He is a person of the Satsuma domain.
  • Did he know Takamori Saigou?
  • He got permission of the studying abroad in U. K. from Saigo.
  • But, while he studies abroad,
  • Saigo was killed in the Southwestern War.
  • Oh my god.
  • Hey, What is the Russo-Japanese War?
  • Japan opened the country to the world after the Edo era.
  • They was going to make Korea and an alliance.
  • Korea is near.
  • But Korea closed the country.
  • Did they refuse it?
  • Korea was frightened by the armed country.
  • They made an alliance with Japan.
  • But Qing dynasty ruled Korea.
  • Qing dynasty is China now?
  • Yeah.
  • Qing was angry very much.
  • Why did Korea make an alliance with Japan?
  • There were people who wanted to become independent from Qing in Korea.
  • Sino-Japanese War broke out in 1894.
  • This is the war for the first time after Japan opened the country.
  • Japan and the group of opening the country in Korea beat Qing dynasty.
  • Japan obtained the territory of Qing.
  • Japan had confidence.
  • But European countries were angry.
  • Europe took the territory of Qing away from Japan.
  • It is Russia, France and Germany.
  • New enemies appeared.
  • Russian Empire strikes the Eurasian Continent.
  • Did Russia kill everybody?
  • The war isn't so simple.
  • There were people in favor of Russia in Qing and Korea.
  • Why?
  • They were dissatisfied with diplomacy with Japan.
  • They clashed over Japan or Russia.
  • Which is stronger?
  • Of course it's Russian Empire.
  • Oh boy.
  • But there was the country who disliked Russia.
  • What country is it?
  • The United Kingdom.
  • Did Japan buy the weapon from the U. K. again?
  • Choshu domain bought the weapon from them in Edo era.
  • Yeah.
  • But it is hard to use the weapon of modern times.
  • What about Russia?
  • Russia had the Baltic Fleet that is unrivaled.
  • She said unrivaled.
  • It is a fleet of the pride in Russia.
  • The U.K. annoyed them.
  • What did they do?
  • They blockaded the port.
  • They went to Japan over a period of seven months.
  • The long sea voyage is tiring.
  • Togo's fleet have defeated the Baltic Fleet.
  • It was a unexpected result.
  • Why was his fleet able to win?
  • Togo used the unique tactics.
  • The tactics is the Crossing the T.
  • This was called Togo Turn later.
  • She knows a lot about the war history.
  • Yeah.
  • Okay, I meet a client at Harajuku Station.