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As Marky Star reminds us, there used to be an Asakusa Ward, and a Shitaya Ward. Taito Ward is a relatively new invention.(台東区)
"The legend goes that a potter from Kyōto named 尾形乾山 visited the chief priests of nearby 寛永寺. Having heard from the priests that the nightingales of Edo sang in an uncouth accent, he brought nightingales from Kyōto that could “sing proper”..." https://t.co/Yen8rb65oc— Robert Sullivan (@robsullivan1973) June 10, 2020