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The Differences Between Kanto and Kansai, Japan's Two Major Metropolitan Areas

Do you know the differences between the Kanto and the Kansai regions of Japan? They are actually starkly different in terms of culture, food, and even language! They also happen to be the most prominent areas of Japan, with most people living, working, or regularly visiting Tokyo and Yokohama in the Kanto region and Osaka and Kyoto in the Kansai region. Read on for an easy-to-understand explanation on the differences between Kanto and Kansai, Japan's most famous and largest regions!

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