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TV Tokyo's New Year's Eve special is to watch a man eat

A screengrab of The Solitary Gourmet, in which a character named Goro Inogashira solo travels around Japan and eats by himself.


FORGET big and almost always disappointing parties, and that struggle to get home after midnight. In Japan, New Year's Eve is all about watching TV at home with your family, a reward after you've done your end-of-year deep clean.

Usually, Japanese families gather to watch the...

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