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The Rainy Season’s Happy Guests: Creepy Insects

Japan’s rainy season can be very polarizing: some love the constant rainy days, while others hate not being able to recognize the rain from their sweat due to the high humidity. The rainy season starts during the second or third weeks of June and lasting roughly a month, though seasonal lags can sometimes see the…

Summer Pastime: The 4 Bugs Japanese Kids Love to Collect in This Hot Weather

Catching bugs and insects is a favorite pastime among Japanese kids, especially boys during the summer time. The warm and humid summer is where various insects will be apparent, and usually, elementary school kids and middle school kids would spend time collecting these insects. Collecting these creatures is also one of the common summer homework.…

Mosquitoes Bugging You at Home? Sharp’s Newest Product ‘Katori Kusei’ Is Here to the Rescue!

With the recent societal anxiety over the Zika virus outbreak, most people all over the world, especially in Southeast Asia, started clamoring for ways to keep their houses mosquito free. Unsurprisingly, it is Japan that came up with a solution. View this post on Instagram #蚊取空清 #シャープ これ欲しい!!! tmk_48さん(@tmk_48)がシェアした投稿 – 2016年 3月月17日午前6時12分PDT Sharp Corporation, a…