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A paper in Fukui is reporting that the Tokyo-Kanazawa route will be 90% of the regular schedule. this.kiji.is/55780241578223…

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A paper in Fukui is reporting that the Tokyo-Kanazawa route will be 90% of the regular schedule. this.kiji.is/55780241578223…

There are a lot of Japanophiles in France

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-18 11:00
There are a lot of Japanophiles in France

From Kyodo News Service: The Hokuriku Shinkansen expects to re-commence the Tokyo - Kanazawa service by the 25th with about 80% of the fleet. (Wow.) headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191018-…

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From Kyodo News Service: The Hokuriku Shinkansen expects to re-commence the Tokyo - Kanazawa service by the 25th with about 80% of the fleet. (Wow.) headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191018-…

I really wonder if a cute yet silent bear mascot showing up makes the people of Bretagne think “hmm I want to go to Kumamoto”. As a Funassyi fan I may just be envious of Kumamon’s generous taxpayer supported budget. twitter.com/franceiine/sta…

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I really wonder if a cute yet silent bear mascot showing up makes the people of Bretagne think “hmm I want to go to Kumamoto”. As a Funassyi fan I may just be envious of Kumamon’s generous taxpayer supported budget. twitter.com/franceiine/sta…

Not really, but if you are staying at a hotel a buffet is a treat, so ^_^

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:00
Not really, but if you are staying at a hotel a buffet is a treat, so ^_^

*last year*

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:00
*last year*

Curry followup: This survey from last asked people born in the Heisei era (1989-2019) vs. those born in the post-war Showa era (1949-1989) what their favorite foods were as children. No. 1 for both was curry rice. corporate.gnavi.co.jp/release/2018/2…

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-18 01:00
Curry followup: This survey from last asked people born in the Heisei era (1989-2019) vs. those born in the post-war Showa era (1949-1989) what their favorite foods were as children. No. 1 for both was curry rice. corporate.gnavi.co.jp/release/2018/2…

日本だけじゃないって。それがSNSというものがもたらした世界。 twitter.com/yousuck2020/st…

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 16:00
日本だけじゃないって。それがSNSというものがもたらした世界。 twitter.com/yousuck2020/st…

I am losing interest in the Olympics with every passing day due to the IOC. Let’s just stop the Olympics and support other sports organizers.

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 16:00
I am losing interest in the Olympics with every passing day due to the IOC. Let’s just stop the Olympics and support other sports organizers.

Western/southern Japan was not affected by the typhoon. That includes Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima, the whole of Kyushu, Okinawa, etc. Ditto for Hokkaido and most of the north ex. areas mentioned. Maps are your friends. 9/end

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
Western/southern Japan was not affected by the typhoon. That includes Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima, the whole of Kyushu, Okinawa, etc. Ditto for Hokkaido and most of the north ex. areas mentioned. Maps are your friends. 9/end

Hakone in Kanagawa had serious flooding and wind damage. If you are already booked there check before going, otherwise you may want to skip it for a while. 7/

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
Hakone in Kanagawa had serious flooding and wind damage. If you are already booked there check before going, otherwise you may want to skip it for a while. 7/

The Pacific islands that are administered by Tokyo saw a lot of damage, so check if you are going there. 6/

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
The Pacific islands that are administered by Tokyo saw a lot of damage, so check if you are going there. 6/

Some local businesses and facilities are still shut down. The peak fall foliage season at Mt Takao is in November, so hopefully things will be back by then. 5/ pic.twitter.com/PRpXMWIQCt

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
Some local businesses and facilities are still shut down. The peak fall foliage season at Mt Takao is in November, so hopefully things will be back by then. 5/

The Tokyo area is mostly back. A popular attraction that’s a bit of a mess is Mt.Takao in Hachioji. The JR Chuo Line fr. Shinjuku is not running between Takao and Ohtsuki stations. The Keio line from Shinjuku to Mt Takao entrance is up. 4/

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
The Tokyo area is mostly back. A popular attraction that’s a bit of a mess is Mt.Takao in Hachioji. The JR Chuo Line fr. Shinjuku is not running between Takao and Ohtsuki stations. The Keio line from Shinjuku to Mt Takao entrance is up. 4/

Narita and Haneda airports are back to regular schedules 3/

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
Narita and Haneda airports are back to regular schedules 3/

An update on the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, mainly for tourists/travelers: (thread)

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 12:00
An update on the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, mainly for tourists/travelers: (thread)

Oh dear. Funassyi fountain pen! Will have to get it as a Funassyi fan/stationery addict twitter.com/ntvs_funagoods…

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Oh dear. Funassyi fountain pen! Will have to get it as a Funassyi fan/stationery addict twitter.com/ntvs_funagoods…

自分は日本人だけど、今年の1ー2月(日本で)入院してた時、 看護士さんに「海外生活長いのに何で日本語が綺麗なんですかぁ」って訊かれたw twitter.com/beauty_dor/sta…

recently on twitter - Thu, 2019-10-17 08:00
自分は日本人だけど、今年の1ー2月(日本で)入院してた時、 看護士さんに「海外生活長いのに何で日本語が綺麗なんですかぁ」って訊かれたw twitter.com/beauty_dor/sta…