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Nakizumo – Sumo Wrestlers Making Babies Cry!

This event, which took place behind Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, was one of those ‘Only in Japan’ occasions and featured a couple of sumo wrestlers holding a baby each with the winner being the first one (the baby, not the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Cruising Around Some Of Tokyo’s Tourist Spots

With not much to do during the first week of my summer holidays I met up with an old friend Izumi and went to Asakusa last Wednesday in the rain. This old downtown area is usually part of most Tokyo visitors … Continue reading

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