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    • Living in Tokyo
    • 14.03.11 | 08:42 (IST)

    Rather than drawing misleading, broad-brush conclusions regarding Tokyo-ites' behavior at this tragic time, based on a late-night foray into Kabuki-cho, one of Tokyo's sleazier red-light districts, all your writer had to do was stop by any convenience store or grocery mart in Tokyo and see the shelves have been stripped bare by citizens panic-buying everything edible in fear of what might come next. Or look at the strain and edginess on almost every face on the street during the daytime, not in the pachinko parlors, or bars in the Golden Gai, (the latter mostly don't even open til after 9pm).

    from the article: Japan - a nation of calm amid a flurry of catastrophes
    First published 01:31 14.03.11 | Last updated 01:31 14.03.11
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