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  1. How to Get Your Computer Repaired in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10212-how-to-get-your-computer-repaired-in-japan

    manage or work in a branch office of a foreign firm with lots of English-speaking employees. Perhaps you just want some IT advice or training. Perhaps you have a few questions regarding Japan's technology atmosphere. Perhaps your computer imploded....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  2. How to Date Japanese Guyshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10336-how-to-date-japanese-guys

    should kick in. Approach senpai (or kouhai, for that matter) with the most suave ano, sumimasen… and ask for some help or advice. In college for example, you have plenty of options--try asking them where can you find a particular classroom (if you’re...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  3. 22 - Cycling in Tokyohttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10234:22-cycling-in-tokyo&catid=52

    After 3 months of commuting to and from work by bicycle, I discuss learnings, enumerate tips, and offer (bad) advice regarding cycling in central Tokyo.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
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  4. Batocera - How To Pair 8BitDo M30 Controllerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10417-batocera-how-to-pair-8bitdo-m30-controller

    I struggled a bit with getting my new 8BitDo M30 controller to pair properly with Batocera. Before we begin, please make sure the controller is on the latest firmware from 8BitDo, and that you're running the latest version of Batocera. Below are my...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  5. Tokyo Makes Me Hate Peoplehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10081-tokyo-makes-me-hate-people

    are embarrassing, but all of them greatly relieve the annoyance caused by living under such people pressure. Consider this advice on becoming a Tokyo hermit if you happen to share in my frustrations. Consider it me-deprecating entertainment if you do...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. February 2005 - More Concerts, Gettin' in the Newspaper Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10030-february-2005-more-concerts-gettin-in-the-newspaper-part-2

    to figure out a way to snowboard to work. Living with snow sucks, but the local snowboarding resorts are awesome. Cold Advice I had a mild cold that I have since gotten over. Don't you love it when you have a cold, and everyone gives you advice like...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  7. Surviving Tokyo with Michael Korshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10334-surviving-tokyo-with-michael-kors

    red and fabulous. * Sunscreen - Don’t ever forget that shit. You never know what the weather is going to be like so my advice is to always take sunscreen and an umbrella. Welcome to Tokyo! * Cell Phone Chargers/Back Up Headphones - It’s not funbeing on...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  8. 28 - Tips for Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10261:28-tips-for-studying-japanese&catid=52

    I present Japanese language study tips and mental shortcuts that have aided me in the quest to learn this often bewildering tongue.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  9. How to Hit on Japanese Girlshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10259-how-to-hit-on-japanese-girls

    to stalk the girl as you normally would since she's in the same building day-in and day-out. How convenient! 2 bits of advice if you're going to work the company pier angle: * Avoid immediate coworkers. If you're in the accountingdepartment, don't hit...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Talent Agencies for Foreigners in Tokyohttps://japanatron.com/directory/10413-talent-agencies-for-foreigners-in-tokyo

    the last I heard from them...LOL. I guess they didn't like my stuff...so sad. Nevertheless, I was referred to them on the advice of fellow foreigners. d'Xim I don't have any experience with them. Echos Co., LTD. I feel like Echos is one of those...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  11. Babysitting Services in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10357-babysitting-services-in-japan

    isn't just about taking care of your child while you’re busy. These professional babysitters can offer moral support and advice for parents to ease some of the anxieties that come with being a parent. With Smart Sitter also featuring a convenient online...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  12. 31 - IT Jobs in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10337:31-it-jobs-in-japan&catid=52

    I narrate my fascinating personal story about how I got my foot in the proverbial Tokyo IT door, followed by learnings and advice. Recommended if you too are looking into working in Japan's tech world.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  13. Life in Japan - Why Americans Are So Fathttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10014-life-in-japan-why-americans-are-so-fat

    I do?” If I ever do move back to the States, I'd try to take what I've learned in Japan apply it there. This could serve as advice to those that wish to fight the powerful American tendency to get chubby: Drink tea and water. Don't drink soda or other...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. 15 - DOs and DON'Ts of Tokyo Lifehttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10206:15-dos-and-don-ts-of-tokyo-life&catid=52

    I discuss key rules I live by to survive Tokyo's insane population density. If you take these golden nuggets of advice to heart, you will do just fine in Tokyo.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  15. Scam Alert - officialiphoneunlock.co.ukhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10177-scam-alert-officialiphoneunlock-co-uk

    enough victims unite and submit reports. So I encourage you to do so if you too are a victim. Submit a Report to Citizens Advice / Trading Standards This is the UK equivalent to the Better Business Bureau. I used their site to submit an enquiry, and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. My Adventures in Spam Blockinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10172-my-adventures-in-spam-blocking

    off the checks temporarily to receive the mail. The few times this has happened, the sending company appreciated my free IT advice. Yes, I am that dorky. SPF Check SPF stands for "sender policy framework." So what does that mean? It means domain owners...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  17. What Japan Needs - More Anti-Smoking Lawshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10123-what-japan-needs-more-anti-smoking-laws

    So as you finish off your 3rd pack of the day, dear Japanese law-maker, I hope you enjoyed my article. Until you heed my advice, know that I'm waiting for you with a fiery large intestine bursting with near-radioactive flatulence.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  18. Living in Japan - How to Get Rid of Coinshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10122-living-in-japan-how-to-get-rid-of-coins

    it's more compatible with a zen-like life in Japan complete with loads of coins. ATM Deposit If after following the above advice you still have a mounting bucket of coins, you can deposit them into your bank account at a branch ATM. I'm not sure if all...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  19. How To Look Awesomehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10098-how-to-look-awesome

    adore them because they're non-threatening and always look awesome. I highly recommend befriending gay guys because the advice and assistance they will give you in looking and becoming awesome will be invaluable. They'll also invariably introduce you to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  20. How to Get a Credit Card in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10096-how-to-get-a-credit-card-in-japan

    cannot be said of their credit card division because it's outsourced to another firm (called "Aplus?"). Following heretical advice from both foreign and Japanese friends, I applied numerous times over a period of a few years. Each time I promptly...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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