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Amélie Marie Nishizawa

Amélie-Marie is a French writer living in Tokyo since 2013. When she isn't complaining about the price of cheese in Japan, she likes to talk about its culture and society — and always keeps it punny.

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Tweet of the Week 121: System Failure Hits 5,000 Mizuho Bank ATMs

ATMs are eating everyone's bank card in Japan!

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Tweet of The Week 120: Is ‘Police Tantrum’ The Latest Japanese Internet Slang?

Are Japanese people mixing up words on Twitter or is it all a joke?

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Tweet of the Week #119: Akita Prefecture’s Entire Population Can Fit in Chiba City

Learn how to express “in order to" and "so that” in Japanese.

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Tweet of the Week #118: 5 Easy Chocolate Recipes For Valentine’s Day

Learn Japanese vocabulary for cooking and baking.

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Tweet of the Week #117: Kumamoto Castle Wall Restoration Complete!

Kumamoto Castle is looking better than ever!

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Tweet of the Week #116: Pui Pui Molcar Driving Twitter Wild

Why is a Japanese children's cartoon about guinea pig cars so popular?

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Tweet of the Week #115: Standardized University Entrance Exam Kanji Trap

What kind of tricky kanji do students in Japan face?

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Tweet of the Week #114: Old-fashioned Japanese Remedies Crack Twitter Up

Should you really wear cabbage on your head to reduce a fever?

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Tweet of the Week #113: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

How do you talk about snow in Japanese?

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Tweet of the Week #112: Have a Happy Year Of The Ox!

Learn the kanji for the Chinese zodiac!

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Tweet of the Week #111: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Let's look back at some of 2020's biggest Tweets!

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Tweet of the Week #110: It’s All about Perspective

Check out this local monk's modern take on a Buddhist proverb.

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