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April reading wrap-up

During April, the reading slump that started in March happily continued, and I spent way more time watching silly Japanese television than reading. Which is fine too, though I did miss that feeling of really getting stuck in a story. … Continue reading

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Kokoro no Sora: ‘Japan from the Outside’ as seen from the actual outside

For the past 8 years or so, I’ve been a fan of the Japanese group Arashi. Although I use the word ‘fan’, in reality it’s pretty lowkey and sometimes I don’t keep up with them for years. Recently, however, I … Continue reading

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