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Tokyo Olympics 2020 with Covid-19

Although I am not a sports fan, I watch some games when they have the Olympics. However, I was against having the Tokyo ...
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Until what age are Japanese people going to work?

Since my parents live in the Kansai region of Japan, I use the Kansai International Airport or Osaka (Itami) Airport whe...
Essay

Creative Writing Changed My Life

I started writing creative pieces in Japanese in 2018. Before that, I was working as a writer. I wrote lots of articles ...
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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.
Poetry

Death is alive – a short poem

death is alive inside me floating in the air behind me it's watching us and seeking us
11.11.2019
Essay

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 ...
11.11.2019
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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...
11.11.2019
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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.
08.08.2021
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What picture would you draw in the Japan’s new era

It has been two weeks since we started the new era in Japan, "Reiwa". Changing the era name means that we have a new emp...
12.11.2019
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Is it easy to be a politician in Japan?

In Japan, there is a nation-wide local government election going on right now. Because of the population decline in town...
12.11.2019
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Are Japanese special people in Asia?

Last night, my boyfriend and I watched a film, called “Transsiberian “, which is an American film released in 2008. An A...
12.11.2019
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Japan’s New Era – ‘Reiwa’. ..Do we really need it?

The Japanese government has revealed the new imperial era "Reiwa", will begin on 1 May 2019. The BBC wrote that it means...
12.11.2019
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Slave labour in Japanese hospitals

One of my Japanese friends, whom I met in Canada, was not happy with her doctor. She went to see him and was diagnosed a...
12.11.2019
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You had better not make the same mistake twice in Japan

Marriage is one of the biggest events in life for Japanese people. So is divorcing. It didn't use to be that easy, but n...
12.11.2019
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What does “long life” mean to Japanese people?

When my boyfriend, who is British, and I went to Indonesia, one guy asked us; "Why can British and Japanese people li...
12.11.2019
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