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Just blogging in English from Osaka, Japan. Technology, Diary and Life Style.

I won the Starbucks Lucky Bag 2023 lottery sale

In Japan, lucky bags are sold in many places during the New Year holidays. It's normal for the contents of a lucky bag to be hit or miss. However, you are not likely to be too disappointed with the Starbucks Lucky Bag. This is because ther…

Street Smart VS Book Smart

I take one-on-one lessons at an English conversation school to have in-depth talks about information that 90% of people do not know. I cannot change the world only by myself. However, I believe that by deciphering their schemes, we can lea…

When do you start your journal / diary?

First, I am still confused about the difference between a "diary" and a "journal". Different people have different definitions of each. Could you please explain the difference to me? Right now, I'm desperately keeping my diary in a Muji on…

Japan to abolish health insurance cards by 2024 - for digital ID?

'My Number' card in Japan was just like the social security card in the US for the first place, right? But this is not what we have heard. Digital Minister Kono held a press conference and announced that the current health insurance card a…

Japan Fact-check Center established; $1.5 million from Google

The Safer Internet Association (SIA) will establish the Japan Fact-check Center (JFC), a fact-checking organization for countermeasures against disinformation and misinformation, on October 1. The organization that conducts comprehensive c…

I cannot live in Sheeple Society

I have a TV, but I don't watch it. Because it looks like a bunch of crap shows and propaganda. They seem to be deliberately trying to sway and polarize viewers to fight each other. Most of them seem to be played by rad actors, and the medi…

Sweet Potato Series at Starbucks Japan

Starbucks Japan offers the sesonal products from Thursday, September 21st. YAKIIMO (Baked Sweet Potato) Brulee Frappuccino is very popular and sells out quickly. You should get it on weekdays, by 3 pm, maybe?

Whereabouts of the Super Typhoon Nanmadol and the Weather Weapon

My friends outside Japan are worried about Super Typhoon Nanmadol, but in fact that typhoon no longer exists. Yes, there are strong winds blowing from time to time, but it is not a big deal. However, TV and the media are still agitating th…

I've ordered bifocal lenses - I am no longer young?

Lately, I have been having difficulty seeing my Apple Watch in my hand when I am wearing my glasses for distance. After I take off the glasses, I can see my hand clearly. So, first of all, I got a pair of glasses for middle-distance viewin…

I bought the pink leather bag

I was having trouble keeping up with all the coins in my purse, so I deposited the extra coins and 10,000 bills at the bank ATM. Then I took the train, and got off at JR Osaka station to get a new pink sholder bag. This shoulder bag is ava…

Bandura's box has been opened - Tokyo Olympics scandals

After the assassination of former Prime Minister Abe, the so-called "Bandura's Box" seems to have been opened. For some time now, the TV media has been reporting on the Unification Church, but still seems desperate to cover up its cozy rel…

Relationship between the Liberal Democratic Party and the Unification Church

I believe the world now knows that former Prime Minister Abe was assassinated while giving a speech in Nara Prefecture. I read through the suspect's tweets before his Twitter account was suspended. He seemed to be a very normal LDP support…

If you want to be wrong then follow the masses

I found the following interesting tweet the other day; We’ve confused actors with heroes, currency with wealth, diplomas with intelligence, propaganda with news, indoctrination with education, demands with rights, tyrants with leaders, con…

The Govenment Indoctrinates People with Pleasant Words

This is an interesting quote from Takimoto Kuniyoshi, a former Japanese Navy soldier; Young man, don't be fooled like I was. Don't be fooled by such pleasant words as "defend the nation." They kill young people in wars. And they profit fro…

Are they intentionally causing food crises?

I am aware of the news that Food Processing Plants in the US and elsewhere are frequently exploding and burned down. I thought that these "accidents" were only in the U.S. and Canada, but it turns out that they are also happening in Japan.

Can you make your wish come true just by thinking about it?

I forget if it was a few years ago, but there was a boom in entrepreneurship in Japan. However, they only had the goal of starting a business, but had no concrete ideas about what kind of business they would do or how they would act and tr…

A message from someone from the past

I recently received the following message via contact form. Date: 2022/05/26 18:14 Hi,My name is Max from GeeksMix, my SEO agency.Is it possible to place an article on your website wanichan.net with a link to one of my clients? How much wi…

Don't get caught up in the vortex of information

Lately, the TV media has been spreading information that may or may not be true. Those who believe that the information on TV is correct take all of that information to be correct. Justice and Evil. Justice can change as positions change. …

I gave my mom an iPad for Mother's Day

I bought Surface 2 for my mom long time ago, but it doesn't work anymore, so I ordered the following iPad on Apple online store for Mother's Day on April 5. 10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi 64GB - Silver After a while, I received a notification text m…

Japanese Government is Dangling a Carrot

In Japan, the following slogans "いかのおすし (sushi with squid)" are used to prevent child kidnapping and other crimes. "いかない (Don't go with strangers)", "のらない (Don't get in)", "おおごえでさけぶ (Shout aloud)", "すぐにげる (Run im…

Microsoft Office apps on iPad disappearing text in the status bar at the top of the screen?

The iPhone is fine, but in the iPad versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, the text in the status bar at the top of the iPad device screen turns white, making it virtually invisible. Word for iPad (Ver.2.60) Excel for iPad (Ver.…

Simple but wrong vs. complex but right

We are already at the fork in the road. A simple but wrong path, or a complex but right path. Which would you choose? It seems that the majority of people have already chosen the simple path. Especially in Japan. They want to feel secure i…

I am looking for a friend seeking after the truth

I have been going to an English conversation school for over 10 years, but this pandemic is making it difficult for me to continue any longer. First of all, we are "asked" to wear masks when attending classes, and in fact, I feel that it i…

Truth or Conspiracy Theory

I found the following interesting image. This phenomenon is overtly evident in Japan. In my opinion, the world has gone crazy since the establishment of the East India Company. In particular, the Rothschilds, who call themselves the descen…

All you should do is boost your immune system

On February 7, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced the development of a wide-area cremation plan. According to the communication addressed to the chief health officer of each municipality;

I got one of those hot selling cherry blossom mugs from Starbucks!

I went to Starbucks to eat my love SAKURA chiffon cake yesterday. However, this fantastic cherry blossom mug caught my eye. SAKURA 2022 Mug petal pink 355ml - 2,310 yen The mug is selling very well and is out of stock in the online store. …

New Look & Feel option is unable on PowerPoint for iPad

I know Microsoft Office for iPad has changed to New Look & Feel, but I cannot switch it off. If it's Word, Excel or OneNote other than PowerPoint, I can accept it because there are fewer menus. Is Microsoft thinking about usability? The us…

Starbucks Sakura 2022

I love Sakura series in Starbucks Japan. I got the Sakura Strawberry Shiratama (rice‐flour dumplings) Frappuccino soymilk version with chocolate sauce for free on Thursday. Sakura Strawberry Shiratama (rice-flour dumplings) Frappuccino wit…

Media Control in Japan

Crisis actors also exist in Japan. If I had to name one, it would be Haruyo Miyamoto. Haruyo Miyamoto Correspondent, New York Bureau, TBS At one point, she played a young girl in the street, in order to encourage the public to get vaccinat…

We should calmly accept the current situation

I saw the following interesting Tweet today. - My colleague said, "Even remotely, if you don't wear a mask, you might get infected with covid19 through the screen." I feel like I've been shown the end of humanity already.