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  1. Feb 2006 - Decadent Dinners & Gettin' on NHKhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10034-feb-2006-decadent-dinners-a-gettin-on-nhk

    These Dogs Are Barkin' I had dinner with one of Kayo's coworkers--an older gentlemen named Uchida-san that really loved talking about his many dogs. He treated us to this upscale Japanese seafood restaurant. You could tell it was a nice restaurant...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  2. Things My Parents Did Righthttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10017-things-my-parents-did-right

    A lot of people criticize their parents for everything they did wrong when raising them. When I look at couples with kids, I think, "Damn. That doesn't look easy." Dirty diapers, public temper tantrums, teen pregnancies, and memories of how much of a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  3. The 3-Kilogram Can of Kagome Pasta Sauce Storyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10397-the-3-kilogram-can-of-kagome-pasta-sauce-story

    say that I no longer have the same enthusiasm for pasta that I once did. I'm not really sure, but something about "too much of a good thing" perhaps? My wife and daughter were opposed to this purchase in the first place, so they refuse to assist with...

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

    and my money is back. My phone is still carrier-locked of course, but Ilearned a valuable lesson. Learnings There's just too much fraud wrapped around carrier-unlocked iPhones. The best way to get a legitimately factory unlocked iPhone is from the Apple...

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

    corn syrup. This is the stuff that flies and other sugar-seeking insects can't get enough of. Any mommy will tell you that too much sugar will rot your teeth and make you fat. If you watch the documentary "Supersize Me," you'd see this proverb in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. 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

    Tottori City Library There's a new city library that's really close to my house, so I've been going there lately to study Japanese. It's nice and well-equipped, but there always seems to be a mother in there with a noisy, bratty kid that won't shut up....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  7. How to Spot a Fraudulent Online Businesshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10230-how-to-spot-a-fraudulent-online-business

    Paypal and most credit card companies have a claims process that allows you to reverse fraudulent charges, granted not too much time has passed since the time you payed and the time you realize you got ripped-off. It's an essential consolation,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  8. Talent and Building Confidencehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10036-talent-and-building-confidence

    me to try a bit of everything to find my groove. Trial and error may forge my future pathway, but I honestly don't care too much about the destination. The road itself is a freakin' blast.

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

    to yourself--in the end, any man, Japanese or not, will only end up loving you for who you truly are. Don’t try to change too much and mold yourself to Japanese standards. Be aware of his cultural background and respect it, but don’t try too hard to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Japan's Smoking Addictionhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10083-japans-smoking-addiction

    sickeningly graphic photos of lung cancer victims. There's just a small warning basically stating that you shouldn't smoke too much. It's bad for you. Thanks for driving the point home, Japan. No One's Been Sued Yet Japan is surprisingly...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  11. December 2004 - Gettin' in the Newspaper, Japanese Class, Parties, and Concertshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10029-december-2004-gettin-in-the-newspaper-japanese-class-parties-and-concerts

    First Time in the Newspaper My student Ayumi works for the Asahi newspaper here in Tottori, and she asked if she could interview me. It was fantastic PR because she focused primarily on Mondaiji (my music/comedy project). The article appeared in the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  12. June 2004 - First Time on TV, Live Show, Koreahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10025-june-2004-first-time-on-tv-live-show-korea

    Shinobu,Hiroko, and Keiko all came over to Miyako's extremely tidy apartment. Keiko has this bad habit of drinking too much at such gatherings, and she drank waaaaaaaay too much this occasion. She couldn't even stand. I've never seen anyone so...

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

    It’s a running joke amongst my friends how I literally live out of my bag. I’m proud to say I honestly think I could survive at least three days comfortably barricaded in a janitor’s closet somewhere if the zombie apocalypse triggered a Tokyo...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. March 2004 - Snowboarding and Hitchhikinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10023-march-2004-snowboarding-and-hitchhiking

    My First Movie Rental I finally started renting movies here. I rented "Amelie" because I'd always wanted to see it. I took it home and realized that the only languages available on the DVD were French and Japanese. So I watched a French movie dubbed in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  15. The Hunt for the Ultimate VPS Cloud Servers in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10358-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-vps-cloud-servers-in-japan

    would be awesome. * Powered by KVM would be awesome too. * Good performance & value for the money. Is that asking too much? My Findings A quick Google search shows Linode and Digital Ocean as top cloud server providers blazing the simple-pricing-model...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  16. How to Balance the Feiyu Tech MG Gimbal Camera Stabilizerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10360-how-to-balance-the-feiyu-tech-mg-gimbal-camera-stabilizer

    to adjust the motor strength if the motors are still making sounds (see below). The default setting is strong, which was too much for my camera. Adjust the Motor Strength * Put it into standby (1 long press for 1 second). The light will flash 3 times to...

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

    Learning a new language, whether you are looking at adding English or Japanese to your list, is difficult for many individuals. Something that often times makes the process less frustrating and much, much easier is to simply keep an open mind and make...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  18. Which Japanese Bank Do You Recommend?https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10262-which-japanese-bank-do-you-recommend

    I get this question a lot: "I just moved to Japan and need to open a bank account. Which bank do you recommend?" While many Japanese people would likely recommend one of the big Japanese banks (like Mizuho or Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ); personally, I would...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  19. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10175-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-firewall-distro

    I've been a hard-core Untangle fan for several years now, but I recently wanted to explore other firewall options. Being wrapped around a commercial product, Untangle charges money for its high-end features. However, I figured since most all those...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  20. How to Start a Company in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10088-how-to-start-a-company-in-japan

    I recently started my own IT consulting business here in Japan, and needless to say it was quite a learning experience. Hoping to relieve others from some of the tedium, I compiled an outline of the process along with some tips for starting your very...

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