Why do so many Japanese use Twitter? (59 million people) [Anonymity and Japanese Society]

Why do so many Japanese use Twitter?

The U.S. media reported that Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter Inc. said, “It may seem as if Twitter is centered in the United States, but if anything it is centered in Japan.”

Japan’s population is only about one-third that of the U.S., but the number of active Twitter users is said to be about the same as in the U.S.

In this article, I would like to share my opinion on why so many Japanese use Twitter.

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【FIFA World Cup 2022】Why do Japanese funs clean up trashes after games?

【FIFA World Cup 2022】Why do Japanese funs clean up trashes after games?

Japanese are very exciting about the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Amidst this excitement, it was widely reported that Japanese funs clean up trashes at the stadium after the game.

In Japan, there are opinions on both sides of the issue.

In this article, I would like to offer my personal opinion on why Japanese people pick up trashes even they are go to foreign countries.

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Voice actors of Japan – Differences from actors

Seiyu - Voice actors of Japan - Difference from actors

Many readers are probably aware that there is a profession called voice acters in Japan. However, some of you may not be familiar with the difference between actors and voice actors, or may not even know the difference from narrators.

In this article, I would like to express my opinion about Japanese voice actors from the perspective of comparing them with actors.

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New terms in Japanese language

New terms in Japanese language

In this article, I would like to introduce some new terms in Japanese. I hope it will be useful to readers who want to learn Japanese or who are interested in Japanese culture. The new terms presented here has been selected for its proven use to some extent and, in my opinion, will not disappear any time soon.

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Why Japanese YouTubers wear masks? – Social medias and Japanese

Why Japanese YouTubers wear masks? - Social medias and Japanese


Have you ever watched Japanese YouTuber’s video? You may wonder that why many of them wear masks.

In this article, I will write my opinion about the reason why many Japanese YouTubers were masks and about social medias of Japan. I think it connects to Japanese culture closely. Please let me make clear the word “mask”. It doesn’t mean to for medical. It is only for a costume.

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Slangs in Japanese language

Japanese slangs

In this article, I would like to introduce some slangs in Japanese. I hope it will be useful to readers who want to learn Japanese or who are interested in Japanese culture. The slang presented here has been selected for its proven use to some extent and, in my opinion, will not disappear any time soon.

For more information about new terms in Japanese, please see the following article.

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