Seeing people dressed in traditional kimono is not uncommon, even in the most modern or urban environments.
Kimono is worn especially during summertime, when you can see many people getting ready to go to the seasonal fireworks displays.
People work so hard here that they often require a lot of downtime on their commutes. It is therefore considered very rude to answer one’s phone and raise one’s voice on a train.
The sunrise in this ancient oriental city (Kyoto) is always accompanied by the sight of dozens of happy children wending their way to school.
The people enjoy spending their evenings talking politics and other matters with one another over glasses of beer and shochu.