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Landlord from Heaven

Landlord from Heaven


Posted By on May 31, 2017 in Columns, Japan | 0 comments

Okutama, officially, is a town comprising the westernmost region under the vast jurisdiction of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. In reality, it is an agglomeration of villages. While metropolitan Tokyo continues to grow, Okutama, which occupies some 11% of city territory, has seen its population shrink by two thirds over a few decades. Still, village mentality rules. Common cause, independence, tradition and enthusiastic cooperation...

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