Photo: Brian Ashcraft

It’s Spooky. Tokyo, Japan. By Brian Ashcraft.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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The kind of night where you should head down a darkened alleyway, barely any echos except those created by your shoes hitting pavement. The slight shadows made by the scant light afforded by the dingy buildings become increasingly troubling as the movement of a stray cat flutters through some windblown trash in a corner of an exposed stairwell.

You continue walking, eyes furtively scanning the shadows for any sudden surprises.

Then you put on your earbuds and select “Riders on the Storm” by The Doors on your iPhone..

The thunder rumbles in the distance.

And your pace quickens.

Stay safe, my friends.