Pitch in

Become a part of keeping Japanese Rule of 7 on the air! Maintaining this site takes some cash, a weirdly large of time, and of course, heaps of beer. You can ensure the lights stay on and the hamsters keep running by helping out. So you’re like, “But Ken, what can I do?” Well thanks for asking; that’s very kind of you.

Here’s some stuff that’s majorly good:

Write a Comment

I love to hear from you. Sharing your experiences and insights makes Japanese Rule of 7 come alive, and provides a broader view than the articles alone. If you’ve lived in Japan, have an interest in the nation, or maybe just got a bag of questions, then join in the discussion. Feel free to agree or disagree, only please do so nicely.

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By the way, I don’t do paid endorsements for Amazon. Anything I mention is simply because I like the product, and Amazon happens to sell it. It also doesn’t matter if you buy another item. All purchases help out.

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The gift that’s always the perfect size. These funds go directly towards essentials such as site hosting, domain names, and tall cans of malt liquor.

“Because friends don’t let friends write thirsty.”

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Thank you

Thanks so much for all of your support and encouragement over the years. It’s going on a decade now that I’ve been writing this site, not as often as I’d like, but in the end, well, guess I got done more than I expected. There’ve been some good times and some hard times, but mostly just, well, time. Life goes by, Jeez, so quickly.

You know, every evening after stumbling home from the izakaya, I tumble into my futon and ask, “Ken, what the hell’re you still doin’ here?” First it was the food and some booze, then a job, then a woman, and now I absolutely have no idea. Or maybe I never did. Anyway, if Japan’s got any answers, it’s sure not giving them up easily. So I suppose I’ll just keep on keepin’ on and writing about it. And along the way, thanks for reading, seriously.

2 Replies to “Pitch in”

    1. Thanks much. I’m glad my writing resonates with you. Flying in and out of Japan for business sounds ideal, to be honest.

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