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Amelie Marie Nishizawa

Amelie-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 #83: No, Japan Will Not Pay For Foreign Tourists to Visit

Sorry to rain on your parade, but Japan's Go to Travel campaign is only for domestic tourists.

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Tweet of the Week #82: More Remote Work, More Cat Problems

Move kitty, we're trying to work here!

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Tweet of the week #81: Japanese People Are Beyond Bored Staying Home

How many spices does Japanese shichimi really have? We're bored enough to find out.

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Tweet of the Week #80: Cats Spooked by Thunder But Completely Ignore Earthquake Alarms

When you're trying to enjoy your staycation, but Mother Nature has no chill.

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Tweet of the Week #79: Golden Week 2020 Downgraded to Gaman Week

The gold has completely faded from Japan's week-long vacation. Guess we'll just stay home and sleep.

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Tweet of the Week #78: Japanese Turn to Zoom for Nomikais While Social Distancing

Not even the coronavirus can stop drinking parties.

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Tweet of the Week #77: Peanuts Only Kaki No Tane Triggers Twitter Riot

The peanuts are the only reason to eat those, really.

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Tweet of the Week #76: April Supermoon Brings Joy Amongst Uncertainty in Japan

The same day a state of emergency was announced in Tokyo over coronavirus, a gorgeous supermoon appeared like a beam of hope in darkness.

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Abe’s COVID-19 Two Mask Policy Becomes Laughing Stock on Twitter

Each household in Japan will receive two cloth masks to combat the coronavirus. Good luck to families of three or more.

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