Tagged: Manhole Covers

Manhole Cover in Okayama

  As you may already know, most if not all cities in Japan have decorated manhole covers. In Okayama, Momotaro – who else? – is the one depicted on them.     (as a reminder, Takamatsu has a very famous episode of the battle of...

Painted manhole in Takamatsu showing Nasu no Yoichi at the Battle of Yashima

Manhole Covers in Takamatsu

  As you may already know if you’ve been to Japan (or if you read blogs about Japan, the topic being very common) pretty much every city in the country has personalized manhole covers, usually representing a famous element of that city. Let’s take a...