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UGH! Mosquitoes!: What Do Japanese People Buy and Do?

Mosquitoes are a constant annoyance associated with Japanese summers. The biggest problem is that in recent years Japan has seen a particularly unwelcome one: the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rachmadi Hardhanang (@rachmadihardhanang) on Dec 7, 2019 at 7:17pm PST The Asian tiger mosquito, originally from…

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…

Eliminating Mosquitoes Is Now Easy-Peasy With This New Japanese Device!

Japan’s scorching summer season is marked by high humidity and annoying insects. It also seems like mosquitoes go on a biting spree during this time which makes the season less enjoyable. But don’t let this get you down as there are actually several ways to avoid or get rid of these pests. Thanks to “Thanko,”…

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…