As 2020 draws to a close, we’re taking time to reflect on the year that was – and wasn’t. For Tokyoites who were looking forward to the much-anticipated Olympic Games, the year certainly didn’t play out as expected. But despite all the setbacks, 2020 still delivered some exciting food, drink, design and lifestyle trends. More than just fads from a very weird year, they’re a peek into the future – and while we don’t know which ones will make it through 2021, we’re hoping to see more of these sustainable, locally focussed movements.
Whether it’s Japanese craft beer, new green spaces in the city, or the newly cool Nihonbashi area, we’ve been loving these trends in 2020.
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