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Once upon a time, Harvard Professor Ezra Vogel wrote a best-seller about Japan. It was the end of the 70’s. Japan had impressively overcome World War II’s cruel consequences and achieved excellence.
To such an extent that Japan had become a model, if
We have the opportunity to say that quite often in this space: Japan is opening to the world. Ineluctable globalization.
Demographic issues (aging society and extremely low birth rate). With more and more gaikokujin (i.e. foreigners) in Japan, there are more and
One comment that all gaikokujin have heard in Japan is: “Wow, you can use chopsticks! Sugoi! (すごい)! ” (here “Sugoi” means “Terrific”).
Is this the expression of Japanese kindness or is it second degree humor? We tend to think it is the former. One
Mo’s Burger is a famous hamburger/fast food chain in Japan (actually second to you-know-who). It is known for serving really good burgers, among which its tofu burgers (soy patties).
As vegetarians know well, tofu is a good source of proteins, without having