Lake Okutama
West Tamagun Okutama cho.
  • I have a question.
  • Where is the source of a river of much drinking water of Tokyo?
  • I drink Volvic.
  • Do you like soft water?
  • I drink hard water like Evian.
  • The source of a water is France.
  • Shut up.
  • Okay Okay.
  • Lake Okutama?
  • You loser.
  • 78% of source of a water of Tokyo are Tone river and Ara river.
  • Lake Okutama is 19%.
  • I don't give a damn.
  • Next question.
  • What is the official name of Lake Okutama?
  • Lake Tama is Murayama reservoir.
  • Lake Okutama is Deep Murayama reservoir?
  • It's not interesting.
  • This is Ogouchi reservoir.
  • Why Ogouchi?
  • The name of this dam is Ogouchi dam.
  • I don't know the place name called Ogouchi.
  • There was Ogouchi village here.
  • Where was it?
  • The bottom of this lake.
  • Did it sink into the bottom of a lake?
  • Yeah.
  • Is the name left only into the dam name?
  • Ogouchi Shrine is left.
  • This shrine was in the bottom of a lake.
  • Lake Okutama is large.
  • Well..
  • Was Ogouchi village large?
  • Lake Okutama stay in three villages.
  • The Japanese history is left in a Shinto shrine.
  • There were nine Shinto shrines in this place.
  • Nine Shinto shrines are unified here.
  • I watched the opposition movement of the dam by a movie.
  • Was there the opposition movement here?
  • Yeah.
  • There were people who were going to destroy a dam here in 1952.
  • Who did it?
  • Okutama Mountain Village Operation Unit.
  • What is it?
  • The unit was organized by Japanese Communist Party.
  • Japanese Communist Party is a Japanese political party.
  • Why did they do it?
  • Japanese Communist Party around 1950 was different from now.
  • There were the armed wing and unarmed wing in the organization.
  • The armed wing had power until 1955.
  • It is the dangerous times.
  • Japan was at war until 1945.
  • The Cold War began afterwards.
  • The Soviet Union and the United States were in fierce competition.
  • The Korean War happened.
  • The Chinese Communist Party and the Japanese Communist Party..
  • were concerned at that time.
  • They were going to cause a revolution in Japan.
  • The unit was one in the organization.
  • Why were they going to destroy a dam?
  • They made friends of Ogouchi villagers.
  • And, they used the anger of villagers.
  • Revolutions are always so.
  • Violent.
  • Their violence caused the repulsion of the nation.
  • The armed wing in the Japanese Communist Party lost power.
  • The unarmed wing had power from 1955.
  • I see.
  • Let's already go, because it seems to rain.