Category Archives: Japan

Japan Life: How to exterminate cockroaches

You can find many kinds of insecticides in a drug store, but I think a bug bomb must work for cockroaches. Because I have exterminated all cockroaches in my room. Also, a bug bomb achieves results in one day. Plus, … Continue reading

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‚Äč Kindle Unlimited was launched in Japan

Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in Japan on August 3rd. In the U.S, this same service began in July 2014. We, Japanese had been waiting for a year. Kindle Unlimited is a subscription service. I pay 980 yen (about $10) per … Continue reading

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Japan Life: The riding rate of a commuting train

At the end of July, Yuriko Koike won the Tokyo gubernatorial election by a wide margin. She is the first woman governor in Tokyo. Before the election, she set her goals in her speech; “no crowded trains” and “no overtime … Continue reading

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Interview in Japan: Show your adaptability

This entry is so crazy, but I’m writing this for foreign people who want to get a job in Japan. As you know, different countries have different cultures. Japanese companies have different cultures from foreign companies. The difference is based … Continue reading

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Soft Vendor TAKERU: The world’s first App Store

Soft Vendor TAKERU was the world’s first PC software vendor machine developed by Brother Industries, Ltd. In 1986. It is a page in the Japanese PC history books. It also made a big contribution to Japanese early indie games. But … Continue reading

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OSAKA WHEEL: The heightest Ferries wheel in Japan

I went to Expo’70 Commemorative Park and rode in the Ferris wheel last weekend. Its name is OSAKA WHEEL. The Ferris wheel is 123m tall and the height Ferris wheel in Japan. The ticket costs 1,000 yen (about $9.5) per … Continue reading

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Scanning books to downsize

I’m scanning my books to turn them into PDF recently, because I want to downsize. I moved from Yokohama to Osaka about 3 months ago, giving me the chance to downsize. I discarded many things but my books, because I … Continue reading

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