Pulsations (12.07.12)

December 7th, 2012 by Adora Wong

Here are the latest Pulsations, links to fresh stories and visuals about Japan, shout-outs to fellow bloggers, and highly clickable stuff that we think you might enjoy.

In no particular order, they are . . .

  • Breastfeeding doublespeak in Japan (from StarryBrooke): A new mother discusses Japan’s seeming inclination towards formula milk and its take on a healthy infant’s recommended weekly weight gain.
  • Dead Sensei Society (from Little Japan): Need to let out a few sniggers at work? This web comic features a “bumbling ex-pat who loves Japan, and reluctantly and inexpertly teaches English in order to stay.” Art imitating life, it seems.
  • The frustration of fruit (Japan As I Find It): Blogger Ciara airs her frustration with the cut-throat prices of fruit in Japan. Has your intake of natural vitamins taken a dip since moving here, too?

Visual Pulse

Good news, Doraemon fans. You’ll soon be able to relive your childhood, for the tubby and resourceful blue cat will be back on the big screen this coming March. Keep your fingers tightly crossed that the world doesn’t end on the 21st of this month…

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2 Responses

  1. If you shop at farmer’s markets, you can find seasonal fruit (and veggies) for cheap. Everyone complains about fruit all the time but there really is no need to! Buy seasonal and buy from the farmers!

  2. I like today’s blog picks, especially the post by Starry Brooke. There’s lots of good info there – wouldn’t mind seeing it as a monthly column in the Japan Times print edition.


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