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What is the most powerful social media in Japan?

I started writing on Medium in March 2019. I also registered on Patreon a couple of months later. So far, I have been co...
Jan 29, 2022
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You need to be who you are as a writer

Do you remember the moment when you first yourself in the mirror? I think I remember that moment, although it might have...
Feb 11, 2022
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When a poet gets transformed into a beast

This is one of my favourite fiction stories written in Japanese; ‘The Moon over the Mountain’ (Japanese title: 山月記Sanget...
Feb 11, 2022
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Sleeping in trains

I read an article about Japan which said that Japanese people don’t have enough sleep compared with other countries.
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I’m Japanese, but I don’t like Manga.

Manga, which is called ‘cartoon book’ or ‘comic’ too, is one of the most popular Japanese cultures. I am proud of it as ...
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Can Poets survive on Medium?

Medium changed their system for calculating writer-earnings on 28th Oct. 2019, and the new system doesn't seem to work v...
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There are no Ugly Waiters in Hong Kong

The Chinese word “小姐(xiao jie)” is one of the most frequently used words in everyday conversation and you must learn it ...
Nov 19, 2019
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Solitude

We are lonely beings. If you have a partner, you may think that your love will last forever but the reality is that you ...
Feb 11, 2022
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From the window of the bus #973, Tsim Sha Tsui East – Stanley: a short trip to Hong Kong

Stanley is one of the most popular spots for tourists in Hong Kong. It's located in the southern part of Hong Kong Islan...
Nov 11, 2019
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The situation in Hong Kong not so bad, maybe during weekdays: our short trip to Hong Kong

We arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. The biggest concern was around the ongoing Hong Kong protests which have been going o...
Nov 11, 2019
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Hong Kong Trip with my Mother from Japan

I am planning to go to Hong Kong with my mother. Yesterday I asked her how much money she was going to take. She said th...
Nov 11, 2019
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Travel from Japan to Hong Kong after the Super Typhoon

I am going to Hong Kong tomorrow. The situation there is a bit tricky at this moment, but I need to go to update my Hong...
Nov 11, 2019
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I had a haircut in Japan

Medusa is a mythical creature in Greek mythology who has snakes instead of hair. Anyone who looks at her eyes turns into...
Nov 11, 2019
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Super Typhoon is coming to Japan

Every year I come back to Japan around this time of the year, October to the beginning of November, and it is one of the...
Nov 11, 2019
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Japan Airline’s Children Seat Icon causes Some Discussion Overseas

Today, I read about Japan Airlines who have added a feature to their seat maps which tell you that when a seat is reserv...
Nov 12, 2019
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Why I am writing in English, even though it’s not my native language

English is not my first language. I was born in Japan and I grew up in Japan. My parents are Japanese and they don't hav...
Nov 19, 2019
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What and who is blogging for?

Blogging is not working anymore, or at least, it doesn't work as well as it used to. But, in Japan, there are still lots...
Nov 12, 2019
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Why aren’t Medium and Patreon popular among Japanese? What is the most powerful social media in Japan?

I started writing on Medium in both English and Japanese in March 2019.
Aug 8, 2021
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