Example sentences for: osaka

How can you use “osaka” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Once a vast fortification of 49 turrets, it ranked alongside Osaka and Nagoya as one of the country’s greatest impregnable bastions.

  • When you consider that Japan is also the center of something called the Osaka Noise Scene, a sort of hardcore punk based solely on feedback and industrial sounds played at screeching, distorted levels, you get a situation where the tie-wearing salarymen (a great word) are listening to seven-second music on the platform and the punk kids are listening in bars to extended hour-long jams that sound exactly like a screeching, out-of-control train.

  • Many of the most popular heroic and tragic dramas were written by Osaka’s own Monzaemon Chikamatsu (1653–1724), the playwright the Japanese claim as their own Shakespeare.

  • Osaka’s equivalent hi-tech shopping district is Nipponbashi, a very poor relation to Akihabara with neither the range nor the prices available in Tokyo.

  • These were also halcyon days for the classic noh theater, the more popular kabuki, and the puppet theater (today’s bunraku) at Osaka, which was Japan’s cultural capital at a time when Edo had more politicians and soldiers than artists.


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