Skyscrapers in Tokyo

“Watch out China!” – A warning from the top of a new Tokyo tower

They are still building amazing skyscrapers in Tokyo.

A huge one opened in Shibuya this week, with stunning views of the metropolis.

There’s much excitement high above the scramble of the city. But there could be disaster if prices fall.

The Japanese know that skyrocketing prices for buildings can cause a property price bubble.

And if it bursts, it can lead to economic trauma.

In this week’s Japan Story blog, we hear the warnings Japan is sending to China.

Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.