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Super Yummy Chocolate Mousse

While Lawson may be disappointing me lately with their Japanese bagels, MiniStop’s desserts have been Advertisements

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Japanese Bagels are Stupid

Let’s say you happen to wander into your local Lawson’s (my favorite of the combini chains, and also the one closest to my house) in search of a sweet treat. Perhaps you might spot these cute, colorful little guys in … Continue reading

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Engrish of the Week! Happy Friday!

Ah, my favorite kind of Engrish–spelled correctly, grammatically passable, and yet, just…wrong. I love the tone on this, it makes me think of some disappointed baker somewhere saying, “Well, it’s

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Setsubun!

Today is Setsubun! Our textbook at school translates this as “The Annual Bean Throwing Festival” and states that it is to celebrate the coming of Spring. Japanese people celebrate by  throwing roasted soybeans, usually at the father of the household … Continue reading

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Strawberry ケーキ!

Whenever we’ve come to Japan on business trips for Otakon, my male collegues would usually lose a little weight from all of the walking around. On the other hand, I would usually put on a couple pounds, from all of … Continue reading

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