We shine a light on the origins of the Sumitomo Group, illuminating our journey from the past to the present by focusing on the people and places that have made us what we are today. It is hoped that the context thus provided will enrich readers’ enjoyment of Gensen (Spring Source): Sumitomo’s 400 Years, a manga series on Sumitomo’s history.
Take “Sumitomo’s Journey from Past to Present” to meet the people who figured prominently in Sumitomo’s history. The journey starts in Kyoto, where Sumitomo originated, before heading for Osaka and then on to Niihama. Enjoy the trip!