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Tokyo World Cup mania

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During the 2002 World Cup held jointly in Japan and Korea, soccer mania overcame Japan and transformed it into a nation of jubilant fans overflowing the streets. Roppongi was at the heart of the nightly celebrations in Tokyo. The police force were also out in record numbers to ensure that the festivities didn't get out of hand.
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During the 2002 World Cup held jointly in Japan and Korea, soccer mania overcame Japan and transformed it into a nation of jubilant fans overflowing the streets. Roppongi was at the heart of the nightly celebrations in Tokyo. The police force were also out in record numbers to ensure that the festivities didn't get out of hand.
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December 06, 2012
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