Japanese political posters: An interesting battlefield

Let's talk about Japanese political postersI’ve wanted to talk about Japanese political posters for a while now, so it’s high time I knock this one off my to-do list. I remember being in the US during election season, whether it was a local one or national one, political signs were everywhere. Mostly you could find them in people’s yards or on big billboards around town.

In Japan you’ll often see political signs for local and national politicians as well, but things might be a bit different than what is done where you live. Let’s examine some differences.

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Can video games relieve stress? (Spoiler: Yep)

Spoiler: Video games can relieve stress!The other day I came across an article that talked about video games that relieve stress. Everyone had his or her own list of games that they turn to for comfort.

I had forgotten that games have the ability to help us feel better if we have anxiety or are going through a rough time. This got me thinking about what games I usually turn to for relief.

Spoiler alert: It’s not Grand Theft Auto!

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Making life easier with Japanese browser extensions

Japanese browser extensions: They'll make your life 100 times easierFor people learning Japanese, there’s nothing more annoying than trying to read a website and getting stuck on some unknown kanji or complex word that takes ages to look up. If you’re a student of Japanese and surfing the “J-web”, you’re definitely going to want to equip yourself with some Japanese browser extensions to make your life easier.

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Japanese Internet: What you need to know

japanese-internet-kuropixelThe internet is a crucial component to so many people’s lives, it’s a wonder what we would do without it. One thing that surprises people when they move to Japan is the complexity of getting standard internet connectivity in their apartments or homes. Dealing with the Japanese internet system might be a little different than the way it works in your home country. Let’s take a look at some information that might help you get a better grasp on the internet situation in Japan.

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