Drinking with a Monster

I had a chance to have dinner of local dishes of Akita, the snow-deep northern prefecture.  The restaurant was “Namahage” in Ginza, Tokyo.  Namahage is a name of a demon-like creature of Akita’s folklore.

Walking & Biking around Tsukiji Fish Market

One of the most popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo must be Tsukiji Fish Market.  If you want to watch tuna auction, you have to go there early in the morning.  But even in the afternoon, you can enjoy walking along the shops just oustside of the market.  There are a bunch of shops selling fish,…