Category Archives: Life in Japan

Reader, I texted him: A look at keitai shosetsu (mobile phone novels)

A look at the phenomenon of reading novels on a mobile phone, and the response to them. Continue reading

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Get a `job`: Unmissable offer from Japan Inc.

Advertisement for a `job` from Japan Incorporated. Continue reading

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How (not) to go on strike, Japan style

Over the last two weeks, I’ve had the privilege of being witness to a fascinating industrial dispute at Takaoka City Hall. Now, I know that’s not exactly a first line to set your pulse racing, but bear with me. It … Continue reading

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