Life in Tokyo After Earthquake

This is not a car video, sorry if you were expecting. – But I wanted to tell everyone watching my channel that I am safe in Tokyo, Japan. Thanks to everyone who sent me messages of encouragement! Since after the earthquake, although there has been some new things I need to worry about in my daily life, such as the reliability and punctuality of transportation methods (especially trains) deriving to an electric shortage caused by the damages to the nuclear power plant, there isn’t a huge difference from before – everything has just become a bit inconvenient, at a level I can bear. I not only read/watch what the media in Japan says, but also some of the prestigious media abroad everyday. And from what I read on media abroad, I feel their broadcast on situation of Tokyo is not always real… most of the time it is exaggerating. So I had filmed what the city looks like, and how people are reacting as of today, Thursday March 17, 2011. The news of the day was that, the demand of electricity was expected to go over the supply level, so the electricity company had alerted that a huge blackout might occur in the evening. So everyone started to do what they could do to save electricity – Offices and stores turned off every electric advertisement signs, close their store earlier so they can turn off all of the electricity-consuming facilities and products. Number of trains were reduced to approximately half of the regular basis. Of course these acts caused a small confusion as you

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