Author Archives: Florian


My love for ninjas and interest in Chinese characters (kanji) were what first made me come to Japan, as a high school student. Over ten years and many visits later, I’ve found a job here and have chosen it as my new home.

May Sickness: A Japanese Phenomenon
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May Sickness: A Japanese Phenomenon

Every year, a good chunk of Japan’s population experiences a seasonal mood slump called May sickness. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and prevention measures for this (mostly harmless) phenomenon. What is...

5月 10, 2021
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