• Birmingham, England


Regarding Satoshi Sato’s Sept. 11 letter, “Tokyo doesn’t get a enough respect“: As an Englishman who has visited both Tokyo and Osaka, it is my honest opinion that not only is Tokyo Japan’s No. 1 city; it is also the world’s No. 1 city.

In all of my travels I have never been so overwhelmed as when I was in Tokyo. I visited the city many times before England’s economic collapse put an end to my traveling. I can no longer get to Tokyo, so I sit here every day watching Tokyo on my computer and learning Japanese. One day I will get back to Tokyo. I miss the vibrancy, the respect that the people have for each other, the peace of Yasukuni Shrine and the wonderful food.

The opinions expressed in this letter to the editor are the writer’s own and do not necessarily reflect the policies of The Japan Times.

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