Ginza, one of the glitziest cities in Japan, has become the face of Tokyo's over-developed landscape and exuberant consumer culture. However, one man wants to change all this. Starting with his own rooftop bee garden in 2008, real estate agent Tanaka Hiro wants to transform Ginza into the site of an urban farming revolution, encouraging locals to embrace a more natural perspective on things.
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Translation courtesy of Ryosuke Morioka
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