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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 #127: Comedian’s Advice to Recruits, ‘Don’t Like it? Quit!’

Japan's new generation isn't so fast to accept toxic work environments.

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Tweet of the Week #126: Top 2021 Cherry Blossom Tweets

Check out these beautiful sakura pictures from around Japan.

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Tweet of The Week #125: The Go-To Gotou Campaign 

This guy's house is a really big deal.

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Tweet of the Week #124: Learn How To Grow Mushroom Bonsai

Bonsai can include more than just trees!

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Tweet of the Week #123: Ramen Shop Owner Warns Against Undercooked Chashu

Is raw pork belly worth getting sick over?

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Tweet of the Week #122: Konbini Orders Too Much Pineapple Juice, Calls For Help

What's the manager going to do with all this pineapple juice?!

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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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