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Cherry Blossom Stories Xmas Competition: Win a Signed Copy of TOKYO TALES and a CHERRY BLOSSOM SOLID PERFUME from Amygdala

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED. The winner is Kaz Asami @azami_kaz on Twitter. Congratulations Kaz, you’ve won a signed copy of my book Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories with illustrations by Yoshimi Ohtani and a Cherry Blossom Fragance by Amygdala! This Christmas I’m offering you the chance to win a signed copy of my…

How to write a New Year’s Card in Japanese

In Japan, many people still uphold the tradition of sending New Year’s postcards (nengajō 年賀状). Some people send out hundreds of these postcards to family and friends. You don’t write about your life in detail on these cards. The greetings are always kept short and simple. There are many designs and styles available for Japanese…