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What Japan Thinks (Market Research Blog)

世論 What Japan Thinks From kimono to keitai; research Japanese facts and figures through translated opinion polls and surveys.

  • Japan’s tastiest doughnut
    by Ken Y-N on 26 July, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    goo Ranking asked its visitors to choose their favourite doughnut from the Mister Donut regular menu The Pon De Ring is my favourite doughnut too. The regular is my choice if they don’t have their frequent seasonal options; kinako (soy bean flour) is my […]

  • Two-thirds of Japanese disagree with holding the 2020+1 Olympics, Paralympics
    by Ken Y-N on 24 July, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Personally, I think the Olympics should be treated as going ahead next year, but this survey from NHK (Japan’s public broadcaster) into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics (PDF) found that I’m in the minority on this issue. I’m […]

  • Japan’s tastiest ramen chain
    by Ken Y-N on 19 July, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    This survey from goo Ranking asked the Japanese to choose their tastiest ramen chain. Despite having lived here for over 20 years, I have never actually eaten ramen (outside of dried ramen at home), and have only once been in a ramen shop where I had some […]

Rudlin Consulting (Business Culture Blog)

Rudlin Consulting Understanding Japanese business

Motoko’s Blog – AJPR (Japanese SEO)

  • Pandemic Impact on Japanese Shoppers
    by Motoko Hunt on 28 July, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are making more purchases online, which is understandable. The interesting fact is that Japanese shoppers have been purchasing more items online while reducing the browsing times, according to Nielsen Company’s […]

  • Paid Search Webinar
    by Motoko Hunt on 26 June, 2020 at 2:48 pm

    In May, I participated the paid search virtual conference, PSAC20, held by the Paid Search Association. It was a well received event by the audiences from around the world. Perhaps, that’s one good thing about the virtual event in the […]

  • Adopting New Search Trends
    by Motoko Hunt on 31 May, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    What people search, the search trends, change all the time. Usually, the change is gradual, but it could change rapidly and drastically when there are some reasons that impact a group of people at once. The current COVID-19 pandemic is definitely one that […]

East Asia Forum (Politics & Economics)

East Asia Forum Economics, Politics and Public Policy in East Asia and the Pacific