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Little in Japan

Via the forums, a great comic on being an eikaiwa teacher: Little in Japan.

Excellent stuff.

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Better Than TV

The National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation, known as Miraikan, reopened last Saturday after a three-month closure. Part of the Miraikan's ceiling collapsed during the earthquake.

Some video taken on the seventh floor during the quake.

This clip captures the ceiling collapse.

Ten Years of Let's Japan

Time to pop some champagne as this past weekend marked the tenth year for the domain letsjapan.org. It's hard to believe this site has been up for a decade now.

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Be Yes! English Teachers

When I saw this story in the Japan Times for a webisode series called "English Teachers" about the antics of teaching at Be Yes! School of English, I thought it would be a live version of Charisma Man.

Japan: 

Eikaiwa in 2 Minutes

All you need to know about a day in the life of an eikaiwa instructor. This would hilarious if it weren't true.

Japan: 

Bus for Sale

You know you want it.

  • 1985 Mitsubishi bus
  • No seats
  • No working A/C
  • Air suspension broken
  • No loudspeakers
  • Tires have 1 mm of thread left
  • Corrosion and rust everywhere
  • 636,239 km
  • ¥48,900 O.B.O. to scrap it

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New Nova Diplomat Lessons

Something for a laugh.

I think I've seen one or two of these floating around the internet, but Jordan Pearson has been kind enough to allow me to post them here.

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Happy Mather's Day

Something light for the end of Golden Week.

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