Noodles in the Night (Kansai Scene, July 2008)

A summer night in suburban Kansai; the cicadas have finally wound down for the night, and the heat has let up somewhat, if not the humidity. Anytime between dusk and midnight (later on the weekends), trucks or carts wind their way around the neighbourhoods all summer, their distinctive canned music and chants wafting through the night air. Depending on the volume, they either give the Japanese a nostalgic feeling of bygone summer days, or they set their teeth on edge. The night vendors move, for better or worse, with the times. (Read more here)

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