Roomates with different tastes

Koenji and Asagaya are adjoining and adjacent neighbourhoods in Tokyo’s Suginami-ku. To borrow a bit of Thai street vernacular, the two hoods¬†are same same but different. Kind of like Dr. Pepper and Coca-Cola. They both have a subcultural bohemianesque atmosphere, more akin to New York’s Greenwich Village than the stock footage¬†neon-lit fast-paced robots and Hello…