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Like Initial D? According to YouTuber DriftHunterAlbo, he met the grandson of the Fujinoya Tofu Shop (reportedly, the real-life Fujiwara Tofu Shop). The shop, which has since been destroyed, was even used as a location for the 2005 live-action flick. The front of the shop is now on display at the Ikaho Toy, Doll and Car Museum.


Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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