For some cities, snow is simply a regular winter occurrence that slows everyone down at first. But for others, snow is a magical unicorn that only visits once in a blue moon.
In Tokyo, snow is definitely a magical occurrence. And it’s especially rare in November.
In honor of this year’s unusual snow appearance in Tokyo, here’s a collection of 13 photos that capture the mystical nature of the snow dusting.
But why is this year’s snowfall such a big deal?
This recent occurrence is the first time since 1962 that the city has experienced snow in November. It’s unique and genuinely magical moment for the Edokko (aka people who live in Tokyo).