The day started off with buzzing lights and maid cafes in Akihabara; it ended with an elegant (and very expensive) dinner in posh Roppongi Hills.
You couldn’t have asked for two more contrasting experiences.
And yet, that sums up my entire experience in Tokyo. It’s a city of contrasts, of duality, of efficiency and ridiculousness somehow managing to exist in a metro area of 5,240 square miles.
So here’s what this strange day looked like:
Chudori, the main street
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