Hidden behind some trees, near the river at the base of Mt. Mitake and looking quite Anglo-Saxon in origin.

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Why? Your guess is as good as mine. Japan remains a mystery.

After 16 months here I still cannot figure out why every single shirt in Japan is imprinted with some form of English brand, wording or English slogan.

We live on Mars (smile)