One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The period when Japan was ruled by the emperor Hirohito.
- ‘The game takes place during the early Showa period in a mountain village and has you interact with at least six heroines.’
- ‘However, this activity which bordered on a slave trade did take place almost openly until the early Showa period.’
- ‘‘Sacred Treasures’ consists of 91 samples of paintings, sculptures, textiles and printed works dating from the Heian to the Showa periods.’
- ‘That began to change in the 1930s during the Showa depression and the outbreak of war with China in 1937.’
- ‘Outside Japan Bakusen Tsuchida is a lesser known but very interesting artist of the Showa period.’
Japanese, from shō ‘bright, clear’ + wa ‘harmony’.
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