Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Poster in front of a local izakaya (that has been closed for a few months): "Don't turn off the lights in the izakaya #Corona Self-restraint [i.e. following the rules during quasi-states of emergency, states of emergency and post-states] is compensated [by the government if the shop applies/complies] - Save tavern culture" - brought to you by the Japanese Communist Party

Click here for a pdf of the poster: https://www.jcp.or.jp/web_download/2021/07/post-700.html

This is a part of "Overcoming the Corona Crisis, Peace of Mind and Hope for Living-The Japanese Communist Party's New Economic Proposal."
URL (in Japanese): https://www.jcp.or.jp/web_policy/2021/09/post-886.html

If you search for the hashtag (#コロナ自粛には補償を), it will take you to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's "New Coronavirus Infectious Disease Response Leave Support and Benefits"
URL: (in Japanese): https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/kyugyoshienkin.html

Save the izakaya! Save the tachinomiya!

Monday, October 11, 2021


Why are these old men building a fire on such a hot day? 「秋祭 / Fall Festival 2021 (pt.2): canceled again due to COVID-19...」coming soon!

「秋祭 / Fall Festival 2021 (pt.1): canceled again due to COVID-19...」