Showa Era Coffee Shops, a Trip Through Time! Nishi Ogikubo, Yanaka, and Minami-Senju Cafes Ep:65



The Showa Era is a massive cultural and economic development period in Japan but its icons are often skipped over in your average trip around Tokyo. There are plenty of small, family owned coffee shops that encapsulate this post-war era's reconstruction, and they all have their quirks, from coo-coo clocks to handmade pastries.

So take a step back in time with Emily to shops that are more than your average mainstream corner cafes.