About forty years ago, there were many shopping areas in Japan. They were the center of the local town. There were tailor’s shops, fruit and vegetal shops, fish shops, tofu makers, bakeries, etc. in the place. Most of them were shops under private management. The shopkeepers always waited on every customer in a very pleasant. Many people came and went. They always came to buy their daily food, etc. They often enjoy shopping, strolling, having good communication, and helping each other. Sometimes they had held their festival in a point. The area was bustling with activity all the time.