Kanto vs Kansai: 6 Major Food Culture Differences
The Kanto and Kansai regions are very different in terms of culture, customs, and eating habits. Although the two places are only a 2.5 hour ride away on the shinkansen (bullet train) nowadays, in the past, travel between the two was difficult, resulting in each region having its own distinctive culture. How exactly are Kanto and Kansai different? The food culture differences between the two regions and the possible causes of these phenomena will be introduced in detail below.