Daijin is an old diner. More than 100 years since this restaurant was founded. As soon as it open at 4pm, retired old people occupy the seats. They leave just after one or two bottles of Ochoshi, they never stay long. The booze served is only beer and hot sake with a good smell of cask that is specially made to order by sake maker Kamozuru from Hiroshima. Seafood is caught in the local sea. Fresh. After 6pm, salaried men take the places of the elderly. After 8.30pm, the owner’s wife start to press customers to go home and people obey her without complaining. 3 mins on foot from Fushimi metro station.
Daijin, Sakae 1-5-6, Naka-Ku, Nagoya, Japan
Current city: Nagoya
Junku Nishimura was born in a small coal-mine village in 1967, in Yamaguchi prefecture, western Japan, where he lived until he was 18. Then entered college in Kyoto where he studied Latin American affairs. After college performed as a club DJ, worked as a construction worker and he got a job with a cement manufacturer, worked at tunnel construction sites across the country as a concrete expert. Then he got a Leica and began photographing the places he worked. After 18 years working, he quit his job and photographed countries and regions wandering around the world. He now works as a freelance photographer. 

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