What Asakusa Looks Like on New Year's Eve 2020

Posted by Sadao Sasaki on

The clock is ticking with a few minutes away to kiss good-bye to the dreadful 2020 and here in Tokyo, John witnesses what appears to be a super-spreader event at the entrance to Kaminarimon, Tokyo's iconic shrine in Asakusa.  Despite the governor's plea to stay home, a large crowd is seen at the gate waiting to enter before walking to the shrine to do a new year's prayer.