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Bakugai (an Exlosive Shopping Spree) by Chinese Tourists in Akihabara

Bakugai (an Exlosive Shopping Spree) by Chinese Tourists in Akihabara

These days, tourists in Japan are increasing, especially Chinese tourists. They buy so many things, and this phenomenon is called bakugai (爆買い, an exlosive shop...

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Islam Yokocho : Shin-Okubo is not only a Korean Town, but also a Muslim Town

Islam Yokocho : Shin-Okubo is not only a Korean Town, but also a Muslim Town

Shin-Okubo is famous as a Korean town. There are many Korean restaurants, Korean grocery stores, and Korean idol goods shops. The Korean boom in 2003 - 2012...

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China Town in Shin-Okubo

China Town in Shin-Okubo

Shin-Okubo is a famous Korean town. There are many Korean restaurants, Korean grocery stores, and Korean idol goods shops. But there are also many Chinese r...

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Hyakunin-cho Public Apartment near Okubo Station

Hyakunin-cho Public Apartment near Okubo Station

There are old apartments near Okubo Station on the JR Yamanote Line. These are a remnant of the dark side of Shin-Okubo’s history. When you go south ...

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The Dark Side of Shin-Okubo

The Dark Side of Shin-Okubo

Shin-Okubo became a bustling and glittering Korean town just recently, though this area used to be a dubious and gloomy town where day laborers and streetwa...

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Shin-Okubo : Explore the Largest Korean Town of Japan

Shin-Okubo : Explore the Largest Korean Town of Japan

Shin-Okubo is the largest Korean town in Japan. This area does’t feel like it’s in Japan, though it is. Shin-Okubo is called “Little Korea” or “Myeong-dong ...

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Takeya, Famous Discount Store in Okachimachi

Takeya, Famous Discount Store in Okachimachi

Purple buildings are lined up in Okachimachi. These are famous discount stores called Takeya. These days they are full of foreigners. Near Okachimachi St...

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Ueno Ameyoko Center Building : Chaotic Underground Food Market

Ueno Ameyoko Center Building : Chaotic Underground Food Market

Ueno Ameya-yokocho shopping street (Ameyoko for short) is famous and popular. There is Ameyoko Center Building (アメ横センタービル) in the middle of Ameyoko (アメ横) and a ...

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The Darkside of Roppongi

The Darkside of Roppongi

There are foreigners towns all over the world. In Korea Itewon is an example of one, and in Japan Roppongi has prospered as the foreigner town. Roppongi is a go...

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Kawaguchi Shibazono Danchi Apartment Complex; Little China Town

Kawaguchi Shibazono Danchi Apartment Complex; Little China Town

The number of foreigners who work in and emigrate to Japan has been increasing rapidly after the 1990 revision of the Immigration Control Law. It formed newcome...

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Warabistan; Kurds in Warabi, Saitama

Warabistan; Kurds in Warabi, Saitama

About 1,000 of Kurdish refugees live around Warabi city, Saitama. This area is now called Warabistan. A Kurd describes a race which does not have its own...

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