Kuroda Price Vexation Means Less Misery at Tokyo Ramen Shops

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Ivan Orkin puts freshly made ramen noodles into a 'furizaru' net prior to cooking at his ramen shop, Ivan Ramen, in Tokyo, Japan on Friday 10 April 2009.

Photographer: Robert GilHooly/Bloomberg

It’s 37.7 degrees at noon in Tokyo on the hottest day of the year and still the square outside Shimbashi Station is teeming with office workers scampering to find a cheap lunch.

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