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What Japan thinks

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added on 15/07/2008 by: Ken Yasumoto-Nicolson
Everything you wanted to know about Japan, and a lot you didn't want to too! Understand the real Japan behind the stereotypes through this blog's translations of surveys and opinions polls conducted in Japan.

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Taste main turn-off for tap water  Posted on 08/27/2015
DIMSDRIVE Research recently conducted a survey into mineral water. Demographics Between the 23rd of June and the 3rd of July 2015 5,202 members of the DIMSDRIVE monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 60.7% of the...
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Reasons to hate midsummer trains in Japan  Posted on 08/23/2015
Japanese trains are, overall, great, but at the height of summer one’s patience can be stretched by many a thing; this survey from goo Ranking looked at this, what people hate about packed midsummer trains. Demographics goo Rankings...
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Younger Japanese more at risk from heatstroke  Posted on 08/20/2015
DIMSDRIVE Research recently published a quick look at heatstroke awareness. Between the 23rd of June and the 3rd of July 2015 5,202 members of the DIMSDRIVE monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 60.7% of the...
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When Japanese feel Japanese in the West  Posted on 08/16/2015
Since it’s still the holidays here in Japan, here is a nice survey from goo Ranking into when Japanese feel their Japaneseness when in the West. Demographics Between the 24th of April and the 8th of May 2015 1,731 members of the...
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Losing your car in a car park  Posted on 08/11/2015
This is a bit of an odd survey – actually an advertorial press release thinly disguised as a survey – into getting lost in a car park. Demographics On the 18th of July 2015 Emprize conducted an internet survey, interviewing 500...
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Worries about your home while on holiday  Posted on 08/09/2015
Just a quick translation tonight as I’m on holiday, but at home so I presentky have none of these worries while on holidays that this survey from goo Ranking looked at. Demographics goo Rankings asked iBRIDGE’s Research Plus to...
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EU cookie notice regulations  Posted on 08/04/2015
By the way, to comply with an EU directive, you now get a message at the bottom of the screen telling you that I use cookies. It seems rather pointless to me, but Google requires me to do something… If you notice it misbehaving, etc,...
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Stuff you don’t want to see from your pool date  Posted on 07/26/2015
Goo Ranking recently published a pair of surveys on what people don’t want to see from their partner at the pool or by the sea, for both men discussing women and women discussing men. Demographics goo Rankings asked iBRIDGE’s...
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Cheap smartphone SIM card deals in Japan  Posted on 07/23/2015
Mobile Marketing Data Labo recently looked at usage of cheap SIM card. Demographics Over the 3rd and 4th of July 2015 1,064 users of cheap smartphone SIM cards completed a private internet-based questionnaire. However, no further...
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Nostalgic toys that are still selling  Posted on 07/19/2015
Today I report on a survey by goo Ranking into what toys and mail order goods people are surprised to learn are still selling. Demographics goo Rankings asked iBRIDGE’s Research Plus to conduct this survey, where between the 1st and...
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