Black market Ameyoko
Taito-ku Ueno.
  • Shops jostle each other in Ameya bystreet.
  • There are a lot of such bystreet in Tokyo.
  • It was black market in old days.
  • For example, where is it?
  • Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Shinbashi, Nakano, Akihabara
  • Sangenchaya, Shimokitazawa and Kichijyoji.
  • What kind of place was there the black market in?
  • The place that was burnt in war.
  • And, that is not found from the police.
  • What is the black market?
  • The circulation was managed by the country in the war.
  • The citizen couldn't do shopping freely.
  • How did they do it when hungry?
  • They waited for distribution.
  • When war was over, was it settled?
  • Even if war was over, Japan was rationing.
  • Many people went back to Japan.
  • But the food was insufficient.
  • Were there enough rations?
  • The rations were delayed.
  • All death from hunger.
  • Black markets in defiance of control increased.
  • What happens if found?
  • It was being confiscated.
  • The citizen starves to death.
  • A certain judge didn't use the black market.
  • He conveyed the importance of following rules.
  • He is great.
  • He died of malnutrition.
  • There is not persuasive power.
  • I use the black market.
  • The black market relieved a Japanese.
  • What did they sell in the black market?
  • Vegetables of the farmer who does not let pass the country.
  • Product of the import ban.
  • Why was import ban?
  • The product which was the income of the enemy.
  • I can't fight on an empty stomach.
  • The sugar and the wheat flour were regulated.
  • There were not sweets.
  • A lot of candies sold in black market.
  • What did the soldier and the politician eat?
  • Their food was enough.
  • That's not fair.
  • The U. S. soldier gave a sweets to a Japanese child.
  • They bought American products in Post Exchange(PX).
  • Japanese citizen wanted American products.
  • Could the Japanese not buy it?
  • The product of PX was sold illegally in the black market.
  • Was it only food to sell in a black market?
  • There were American fashion magazine.
  • The Japanese designer bought the book in a black market.
  • And, American leftover food.
  • I feel sick.
  • I dislike the meat.
  • Foreign product catalogue, product for kitchens and cigarette.
  • It was a treasure for the Japanese.
  • The black market has business opportunity.
  • There are many troubles in the place where money move.
  • Is it a thief?
  • There were the territorial disputes, too.
  • A handgun was fired.
  • Could they buy the handgun in a black market?
  • Of course.
  • The supplies of the Japanese military were sold illegally, too.
  • Lawless area.
  • It is very dangerous.
  • They made groups and armed themself.
  • What about the police?
  • Japanese couldn't have a weapon.
  • Japanese police officer acted with U.S. Military police.
  • How did the Japanese citizen protect themself?
  • They made a lot of gangs.
  • There was the rivalry between gangs, too.
  • I'm scared.
  • When Japanese maintenance of public peace recovered,
  • the black market disappeared.
  • Today is glutted with commodities.
  • Don't work? Don't eat.
  • We will do our best to work today too.