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Tokyo: No star where

Woman: There aren’t many stars in Tokyo. There’s, like, just one over there.

Man: I think that’s actually Jupiter. And that one to the left of it is Saturn.

Woman: So you can see more planets in Tokyo than stars?

— Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Justin, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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