Michael Mccabe

For Michael Mccabe's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Low and slow — Nagoya's slice of Southern California

Travel | ON THE ROAD Sep 21, 2008

Low and slow — Nagoya's slice of Southern California

Second of two parts Nagoya is the sister city to both Los Angeles and Mexico City, so it shouldn't come as a complete surprise that its people are also nuts about Southern Californian car culture. Since the early 1980s, several noteworthy custom-car garages in Aichi Prefecture's ...

'American Graffiti,' Japanese style

Travel | ON THE ROAD Sep 14, 2008

'American Graffiti,' Japanese style

First of two parts Nineteen-fifties America is a long way from present-day Japan — in terms of time, distance and culture. There were more teenagers than adults for the first time in the history of the United States, and this new demographic permanently changed the ...