Tuesday, 1 December 2020


Aligned with the prescription of our previous post, the language committee that has been nominating and selecting Japan’s buzzword of the year since 1984 (previously) has announced the above 3 C’s to avoid confined spaces, crowded places and close-contact settings as representative for 2020. Also in the running as an honourable mention was our friend Amabie, a mythical sea creature from the Edo era, held to be an omen for both suffering and prosperity.