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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

    your computer imploded. Perhaps you still wet your bed from time to time (like me). Perhaps not. Either way you need some IT help, and Japan's native offerings are not overly preferable. Let's see what we can come up with... That Thing Called "The...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  2. Contemplating Japanese Language Schoolhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10340-contemplating-japanese-language-school

    of travel-oriented Japanese” to “I want to become a translator.” Please check out the following online communities that can help you find the one right for you. http://www.studyinjapan.go.jp This site has a ton of information on choosing a language...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  3. Babysitting Services in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10357-babysitting-services-in-japan

    youngsters. While you take care of business or recover from an illness or recent childbirth, wouldn't it be nice to have a helping hand? Sure, there are daycare programs and preschools; but those options aren't always convenient or suitable, often...

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

    it’s not your wife’s head. Although Kevin Spacey did play a great serial killer in that movie. What I have in Mikey here helps me prepare for both my English Language Consulting business as well as last minute auditions/jobs for modeling/acting, but...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  5. Market, Market, Market - How to Be a Freelance English Teacher in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10326-market-market-market-how-to-be-a-freelance-english-teacher-in-japan

    told him I was an English Language Consultant, he asked me for my business card. I got a call the next day and was hired to help him reword his menu to gear it towards foreigners. Apparently "Rape Soup" doesn’t sound that appealing to most tourists,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. Getting Started in Japan's Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10089-getting-started-in-japans-show-biz

    not especially challenging, but don't expect fame and fortune to follow. This ain't Hollywood, dude. Here are a few tips to help you get started in Japanese show biz. Go to Ginza on a Weekend TV camera crews abound on the main drag in Ginza during...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  7. How to Deal with Unwanted Attention from Japanese Menhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10338-how-to-deal-with-unwanted-attention-from-japanese-men

    put on a confused look and… 「すみませんが, 英語ができません。」 Watch their jaws drop and enjoy a smooth conversation. Bonus points: You help broaden Japanese people’s conception of the West. Not everybody comes fromAmerica and Great Britain. Some foreigners can speak...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  8. October 2003 - First Impressions of Tottorihttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10019-first-impressions-of-tottori

    the word for "person"during one important conversation. I kept telling her that I didn't need an engineer to come out and help me. Then she explained that a letter is going to help me. Hahaha. A piece of paper! Whooops! As for my Japanese, it's very...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  9. October 2004 - Typhoons, Concerts, and Ninjashttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10028-october-2004-typhoons-concerts-and-ninjas

    I plan to do more concerts after my CD is finished being produced. That way I can hopefully sell some CDs at the shows to help offset the travel expenses. I finished all the recording, so my best friend Mike (a professional sound engineer and musician)...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  10. Sept 2005 - Motorcycle Gangs, 3-Hour Lunchbreaks, Time to Move Onhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10032-sept-2005-motorcycle-gangs-3-hour-lunchbreaks-time-to-move-on

    the shrine drummer is noisy and it has to stop. Woman: Oh! Well, please hold on... Then some dude came on: Man: Yes, may I help you? Me: Yeah, I live near the Tenjin-cho Shrine, and sometimes the drummer plays really loudly early in the morning. I can't...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  11. Ideas for IT Department Sloganshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10154-ideas-for-it-department-slogans

    dot com by the way). 13. IT: serving you better--one goddamn m*th*r f**k*n' user at a time. 14. Try our new DS3's! They'll help you waste company time 80% more efficiently. 15. Always here to help you open those ultra-compressed mpeg-2 family videos...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  12. Tips For Learning a Second Languagehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10327-tips-for-learning-a-second-language

    but “I am going shopping” will likely be easier for you to learn. Both phrases essentially express the same thing and will help you get the same message conveyed when you are speaking to someone, so do not be afraid to simplify things or think of other...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  13. Beating the Winter Chill the Japanese Wayhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10339-beating-the-winter-chill-the-japanese-way

    against the cold. There are so many shops, cafés, and stores all over Japan that sell coffee, tea, or hot chocolate to help you get back in the fight. And even in remote places, you can rely on Japan's countless vending machines or konbini to provide...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. Japan's Donation Tax Program Delivers Fancy Almost-Free Giftshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10341-japan-s-donation-tax-program-delivers-fancy-almost-free-gifts

    Things to keep in mind The gift/tax program is only helping you pay a portion of your taxes. You can only use the program to pay up to 20% of your residence and income tax per year. Please plan accordingly, as this program does not cover all your taxes...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. 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
    • Language: *
  16. 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: *
  17. Japanese Studyhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10415-japanese-study

    and functional dictionary search that sorts based on how common the word is. I love how it gives you the "Best Matches" to help you determine the most natural Japanese-sounding choice. * The flashcard function is far beyond the flashcard feature of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
    • Language: *
  18. Shopping & Sellinghttps://japanatron.com/directory/10416-shopping-selling

    Helpful resources for online shopping and disposing-of / selling-off old stuff. Amazon Japan I would assume most people have heard of Amazon by now. :-) Craigslist I find Craigslist very convenient for disposing of furniture and large things that are...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Directory
    • Language: *
  19. The Power of Vodkahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10189-the-power-of-vodka

    a coffee filter. Mix with warm water and rinse your mouth. Don't swallow. * Using a q-tip, apply vodka to a cold sore to help it dry-out. * If a blister opens, pour vodka over the raw skin as a local anesthetic that also disinfects the exposed dermis. *...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  20. December 2003 - My First Haircut, Movie, and Live Househttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10021-my-first-haircut-movie-and-live-house

    cuz he didn't know how to sing (plus he kept having to look at a lyrics sheet). I really wanted to go up on stage and help him out. I think blues is really popular because 3 of the 4 bands were blues bands. It's really interesting hearing English songs...

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