I felt like freezing. Wrapped up in a winter coat, on top of several layers of clothing, I traveled to “Cool Japan”. Cool is warmer than cold and I did not have to travel halfway round the world.
“Have any tissues?” the woman asked the girl manning the bar. “Don’t think I’ll keep it dry.” Silently, the girl handed a bunch. The woman joined our queue to watch Hirokazu Koreeda’s film. She was right – and not the only one reaching for tissues while watching “Our little sister”.