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Heavy Snowfall Brings Playtime to Tokyo

Written by I-fan Lin On 9 February 2014 @ 9:23 am | 2 Comments

In Breaking News, Chinese, Citizen Media, East Asia, English, Humor, Japan, Japanese, Photography, Quick Reads

Heavy snowstorms hit Japan on Feb 8, 2014. Twenty seven centimeters of snow fell in central Tokyo, for the first time in 45 years [1]. Moro Miya, a writer and a blogger who specializes in introducing Japanese culture to Chinese readers, collected the photos [2] of snowmen and snow-animals that were posted by the netizens on twitter.


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[1] for the first time in 45 years: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20140209_05.html

[2] collected the photos: http://m-miya.net/blog/japan-snowman.html

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