Pray for Tokyo: Setagaya and Meguro

Setagaya (世田谷区) Population 863,000 Size  22 sq mi.   2nd largest in 23 wards Churches  73 Setagaya has the largest population of any ward in Tokyo. It used to have the lowest population but after World War 2,  the population increased dramatically. Due the the dramatic growth, the city is rather unorganized, making it easy to … Continue reading Pray for Tokyo: Setagaya and Meguro

Pray for Tokyo: Itabashi and Nerima

  Itabashi (板橋区) and Nerima (練馬区) are two of the most important wards of Tokyo.  They once made up a single ward until they were separated in 1947. Together these two wards contain the largest population of adolescents in Tokyo. Itabashi is roughly 22 sq. mi. making it the 9th largest ward in Tokyo with … Continue reading Pray for Tokyo: Itabashi and Nerima

Pray for Japan: Religion

The traditional religions of Japan, Buddhism and Shintoism, are often viewed as nothing more than just that, tradition. Many Japanese would say that they don’t truly believe in either religion but you might find them at a local temple praying before a big life event or in their homes offering food to their ancestors. To … Continue reading Pray for Japan: Religion