Category Archives: Fun

On Getting Drunk with your Boss in Japan

If you live in Japan, you don’t drink at work. You work at your drinking.

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Japan’s Least Popular Arcade Game |

I’ve developed something bordering on fanaticism for the Taiko Drum game and spend way too much money and time in video arcades as a result. “Game Centers,” as the kids call them, are usually a few floors with gambling on … Continue reading

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On Abandoned Ski Resorts in Japan | 逃散

I spent Halloween on top of a mountain in Oita Prefecture at a 3-star resort hotel in an otherwise abandoned resort complex surrounded by rice paddies, a ski slope overrun by weeds, two empty minimalls, a locked-up bowling alley and … Continue reading

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