If you had a burning desire for Elvis to be alive and running a ramen shop near Yoyogi Park – conveniently located, of course, for the leather-jacketed, ducktailed rockabilly dancers’ Sunday evening afterparty – this is exactly the sort of Daruma figure you might need. If your hearts’ desire is more pedestrian, you can still rely on coloring in one eye of a traditional Daruma and making a wish…
If you’d like to see the rockabillies in Yoyogi Park the next time you’re in Tokyo visit my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.
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