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As the snow finally melts and sandstorms blow away, spring is making it’s much anticipated return to Japan. In this episode we return with shorter format: Top Cheapo Eats, Cheapo Calendar and the feature for this week is Hanami – enjoying the cherry blossom.

Resources:
http://sakura.yahoo.co.jp/ – sakura forecast and progress across Japan (Japanese).

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Chris's Tokyo favorites are: Tomoe Sushi, Borne, Udagawa Cafe Suite
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