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TOKYO, MY CITY Mika Soka Haneishi ~Tokyo: Where Tradition Meets the Cutting Edge~
2020.11.17 263,478views

TOKYO, MY CITY invites leading persons from various fields based in Tokyo to share their views on what makes Tokyo special.
In Tokyo’s Asakusa district, Mika Soka Haneishi instructs visitors to Japan in the ways of the traditional tea ceremony.
In this video, she speaks about Tokyo’s harmonious balance of the traditional and the cutting edge.
This balance can be seen in the continued presence of traditional matcha alongside readily available matcha products, as well as in the coexistence of kimono and kawaii fashion and the juxtaposition of time-honored and modern buildings.

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