Voices | OVERHEARD

A new era of weather?

North American man: Considering the weather over the past few days, it’s less Reiwa and more “Rain-wa.”

— Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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