Asakusa: in the glow of Nippon kitsch

Travel Sep 10, 2016

Asakusa: in the glow of Nippon kitsch

by Kaori Shoji

Every once in a while, the Japanese have to remind themselves that they're Japanese. We feel the need to reconfirm that we are part of a long and enduring traditional culture — one which includes kimono, samurai, ninja, eels on rice, and other weird ...