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.
The peanuts are the only reason to eat those, really.
The same day a state of emergency was announced in Tokyo over coronavirus, a gorgeous supermoon appeared like a beam of hope in darkness.
Each household in Japan will receive two cloth masks to combat the coronavirus. Good luck to families of three or more.
Are we doing this social distancing thing right?
We all saw it coming.
Ban video games when people are practicing social distancing at home...? Come on Kagawa Prefecture!
Wait in line for 150 minutes to buy a train ticket...? Forget it, we'll just walk!
Wait... that song is definitely not about sharing chicken nuggets.
#中止だ中止, meaning "just cancel it," is officially trending on Japanese Twitter. Woah.
Learn how to use ながら with this week's strange tweet.
Does giving obligatory Valentine's Day chocolate leave a bittersweet taste in your mouth? Learn how to talk about it with this week's Japanese tweet.