Posted in: Ever since Tokyo Olympic bid ambassador Christel Takigawa used the word "omotenashi" - a term expressing the spirit of Japanese selfless hospitality - in her speech to the IOC last week, it has become See in context
I have lived here for over 14 years.
Brent Ewasiuk has summed up the country and the people perfectly and the Japanese people are why I continue to live here.
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May I ask Hashimoto-san whether, since he supports the use of forced prostitution (which is prohibited by the Geneva Convention) that should a foreign country invade Japan that he will offer his wife and children as prostitutes to the invading army.
I thought not. I think that he should therefore resign as he has damaged the reputation of the good people in Japan.
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Posted in: Some businesses in Japan are scared that shoppers will complain if they don't hand them items in plastic bags, but if customers say they don't need them, businesses will be more inclined to change, too.