With Tokyo Tower as a backdrop and being home to some of Tokyo’s most famous nightclubs, several foreign embassies and upscale clothing stores, Roppongi has all the flash and glamor missing from slow-paced, rustic country life. Fields and farms have no place in the steel-and-concrete labyrinth of Roppongi Hills or the nightclub-lined streets congested with partygoers. Instead of the chirping of birds or the growl of tractors at work harvesting fields, visitors to this area in central Tokyo are more likely to hear the thump of club music or the screech of sports cars.

However, the organizing committee of Tokyo Harvest is bringing a taste of Japan’s countryside to the capital by hosting a harvest festival showcasing produce and seafood from all over Japan at Roppongi Hills Arena next month.

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