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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 #65: Napping Cats Have Twitter Meowlting

Learn to speak lolcat in Japanese with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #64: Twitter Warns of New Scam On Mercari

Mercari users beware! Learn how to use the expression 気が付く with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #63: This Awful Carpet Design Has Twitter Trippin’

Learn how to use the expression して欲しい with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #62: Humidifier Adds Fire Instead of Moisture to the Air

Review your Japanese adverbs of time with this week's viral tweet!

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Tweet of the Week #61: Store Label Typo Strikes Back

Learn how to input small kana on a computer without a Japanese keyboard with this week's typo-tastic tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #60: Why Hokkaido Sushi Is the Best in Japan

Learn different ways to say "don't do that" in Japanese with this week's tasty-looking tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #59: Son Will Never Live Down This Bath-Time Story

Learn all about adverbs with this week's hilariously adorable viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #58: How To Make Japanese People Mad With One Hiragana

あっ! わあ! うそ! あら! Learn all about Japanese exclamations with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #57: Engrish Mistake Offers Restaurant Customers a Free Wife

Learn all about the word なんだ with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #56: How to Make Japanese Junk Food Healthy

Learn how to use Japanese demonstratives with this week's derrricious viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #55: A Sweet Tooth (Literally)

This customer had one seriously odd request for his local wagashi shop. Learn how to use なら thanks to this week's viral tweet!

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