Revisiting Scenes of Timeless Nostalgia
Towns and cities change with the passing years, but some timeless things remain. Coming into contact with them again is a way to rekindle fond memories of past encounters with people and places. This series takes a look at Japanese items and locales that have an enduring, nostalgic charm.
- The Nostalgic Taste of “Dagashi” Snacks
Stopping by the local shop selling inexpensive snacks, called dagashi, used to be an after-school custom in Japan. The sight of those snacks brings back fond memories for adults today. Here we take a closer look at some of these snacks and a Tokyo shop that continues to sell them.