It’s often said that Japanese people aren’t overly fond of eye contact or interaction with strangers — a trait that’s supposedly even more pronounced when those strangers are of a foreign persuasion. But like most sweeping generalisations, it’s not entirely true.
Fairly inexpensive drinking spots are plentiful in Tokyo, but this area under the train tracks is probably about as cheap and cheerful as it’s possible to get.
The end of a dream?
The location of the picnic left a lot to be desired, and some would probably suggest that the language did too.
Or if not a different world, then definitely a different Tokyo time.