The 2009 Tokyo Bay Fireworks

The 2009 Tokyo Bay Fireworks

Last weekend my family was invited by Soni Youn, our Korean friend, to watch the Tokyo Bay Fireworks from her workplace, Next, on the 15th floor of one of the buildings on Triton Square facing Tokyo Bay. The Japanese people have a great love for fireworks, and they occur throughout the summer in various neighborhoods of Tokyo. But this show is the biggest of them all.

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August 15th, 2009 by Clement Nyirenda 

Some Japanese words that I learnt when I applying for my kids’ allowance

In Japan, child allowance is provided to every family (that includes gaijin as long as they are staying legally) in which a child is in the 6th grade of elementary school or less and annual income less than a certain threshold. You may apply for it anytime. You can get the application procedures from your ward.

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August 12th, 2009 by Clement Nyirenda