The theme of these street corner detectives is - "If you walk at a speed of 4
km/hr. in the city, you will begin to see interesting scenery". The 30 members of the
networking group Idobata Meeting, started by industry and government public relations
people, have taken hundreds of pictures of Kiryuu as a kind of 'street corner study' of an
historical city that escaped war damage. "We have become aware of the smells, colors
and mysteries of the city", they say.