Ancient Tokyo, and a period of the Yakuza Tattoo origins.
The old name for Tokyo, Japan.
The name given to the historical period (1615-1868) when a strong merchant class gradually replaced the military class as the principal source for artistic patronage. Also the name of the Japanese capital, today known as Tokyo. Color woodblock prints and the Rinpa school of painting developed during this era.
Capital city of the Tokugawa Bakufu; renamed to Tokyo ("Eastern Capital") after the Meiji Restoration.
Political seat of the Tokugawa shogunate; now known as Tokyo.
Pre-1868 name for Tokyo.
the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
The ancient name for Tokyo. During the TOKUGAWA period (1600-1868), Edo became the imperial capital of Japan.
former name of Tokyo ; an old name (the Edo-period;1616~1867) of Tokyo
A time period in Japan in which some Anime, such as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai Deeper Kyo are based.
Imperial castle/town during Tokugawa Regime said to be impossible to siege,and a central stronghold for war. Names of steets included "arrow, helmet,armor" and other implements of war.
what Tokyo was called prior to the Meiji Restoration
Old pre-Meiji era name of Tokyo; This was the period in which Kabuki started.
Tokugawa capital city; modern-day Tokyo; center of the Tokugawa shogunate. (p. 685)
Edo (, literally: bay-door, "estuary", pronounced //), once also spelled Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of the Japanese capital Tokyo. The site of the city, on what is now known as Tokyo Bay, had been settled for several centuries, but first became historically significant with the building of Edo Castle in 1457 by order of ÅŒta DÅkan.