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Affable Nagoya (名古屋), birthplace of Toyota and pachinko (a pinball-style game), is a manufacturing powerhouse. Although Nagoya's GDP tops that of many small countries, this middle child has grown accustomed to life in the shadow of its older siblings, Tokyo and Osaka.


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NAGAKUTE, JAPAN - OCTOBER 12: A guest attendee walks past Kaonashi or No-Face, an animation character from the film 'Spirited Away', that is copyrighted by Studio Ghibli, in the Ghibli's Grand Warehouse area during a preview for the Ghibli Park on October 12, 2022 in Nagakute, Japan. The theme park, which features Studio Ghibli animations, opens on November 1 in the Expo 2005 Aichi Commemorative Park. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)

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A reason to travel to Nagoya, Japan: the opening of Ghibli Park

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