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In 1933 Manchuria was occupied and in 1937 a full-scale invasion of China was launched.
Although Airi, 18, is not a high school pupil, she wears her school uniform at a café in Tokyo because, she says, it makes her more popular with customers than when she wears her regular clothes. No big deal in many parts of the world – but in Japan, it means something quite different.
Here, “high school dating” matches girls in uniforms with men in their 40s and 50s, and older. Sometimes this involves a walk around the block or a drink in a bar. “It’s easy to talk to these girls,” said one man in his 30s who was sitting at a wooden school desk in AKB High School, a café in Akihabara, Tokyo.
A 17-year-old girl in a school uniform brought the man and his colleague beers.
After its devastating defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become the second most powerful economy in the world and a staunch ally of the US.
While the emperor retains his throne as a symbol of national unity, actual power rests in networks of powerful politicians, bureaucrats, and business executives.
Rounded flavors and subtle tastes embody the dedication to the sublime, showcased as you journey to the world's best whisky, it's best distillery, ten sake breweries, and the gourmet indulgence of Japan's best chefs.
Tradition continually forms with innovation as you tour iconic Japanese sights, the tour taking you to Tokyo, ancient Takayama and Kanazawa, Kyoto, and Osaka; sipping sweet sake mingles with the ancestral-tinged tradition of Takayama's streets; the world's best whisky distillery is preceded by javelins of light that dance through a bamboo forest; dinners deliver subtle mouthfuls of Japan's seasons, the pursuit of perfection crafted into a single mouthful.
Don't be put off by the fact that the majority of the palace is closed to the public (it's still in use by the Imperial family), as there is still enough to see simply by strolling the grounds.
Japan has always strived to create the finest there is, celebrated with a thousand samples of sake, whisky, beer, sushi, , and the enigmatic surprises of master chefs.
Over these 12 days you visit over ten sake breweries, the whisky distiller of the year, the Suntory distillery creating the world's best whisky, Osaka's famed breweries, and a succession of restaurants that craft culinary heritage into flawless dishes of indulgence.
Without a doubt Japan's most recognizable landmark, majestic Mount Fuji (Fuji-san) is also the country's highest mountain peak, towering 3,776 meters over an otherwise largely flat landscape to the south and east, tall enough to be seen from Tokyo more than 100 kilometers away.
Mount Fuji has for centuries been celebrated in art and literature, and is now considered so important an icon that UNESCO recognized its world cultural significance in 2013.
The economy experienced a major slowdown in the 1990s following three decades of unprecedented growth.