Shinsuke turned out to be an old-school akachōchin izakaya, a classic place, not a chain. It looked like it had been there for a while—a long wooden counter, the men behind it in traditional cotton yukata robes; nothing but locals talking, reading, laughing, creating a nice, low hubbub of conversation you didn't have to shout over; a great selection of classic pub food.” Glad Tatsu suggested Rain meet him here.