A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

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Strawberries are an important motif of the Christmas season in Japan (as they adorn the most common type of Christmas cake)- one of the big restaurant chains in the Tsukuba area (Cocos) is now publicizing its winter strawbwerry fair. I over heard a foreigner one of these restaurants wondering why there were so many pictures of strawberries- well if you are reading this: now you know!

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