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"Life in Japan 2023" We found the manufacturer of the most powerful and safe mobile battery!

Nowadays, each person carries a mobile battery. While they are convenient, they also have an image of being dangerous due to accidents such as ignition. Today, we would like to explain about such mobile batteries and introduce recommended …

"Life in Japan 2023" How to choose a home bakery and recommended manufacturers!

bread machine SD-MT4 Product List Panasonic Home bakeries are popular because they make it easy to enjoy baking bread at home. In addition to bread, some models can also easily make pasta, udon noodles, and doughnuts. Due to such a wide ra…

"Life in Japan 2023" How to choose a tabletop induction cooktop and recommended manufacturers!

Induction cooktops use electricity to cook food. Although they have a simple structure and at first glance there appears to be no difference between manufacturers, each has its own characteristics. In order to buy the right product for you…

"Life in Japan 2023" How to choose an electric kettle and recommended manufacturers!

An electric kettle is an electrical appliance that boils water in a container by heating a metal plate at the bottom of the container with a heater. Despite its small size and cute appearance, it consumes over 1,000 W of power, making it c…

"Life in Japan 2023" How to choose a microwave oven and recommended manufacturers!

Although there is a microwave oven in every household, they range from those with a single function to those with oven functions, etc., and prices range from about 10,000 yen to over 100,000 yen. In order to buy the right product for your …

"Life in Japan" We compared the accuracy of thermo-hygrometers from various manufacturers!

However, since it is difficult to find out by myself, I referred to data from the Hokkaido Consumers Association. The organization tested the following manufacturers' thermo-hygrometers for accuracy digital TD-8181 Enpex Weather Meter Co. …

"Life in Japan" Through failure, we found the best hanger rack!

On the left is the Yamazen hanger rack I am using now, and on the right is the hanger rack I used before. Both look similar at a glance. The parts that support the vertical poles are different. The one on the right is fixed by applying scr…

"Life in Japan 2023" Here is how to choose a yogurt maker and our recommendations!

Amazon | Yogurt maker IYM-013 | IRIS OHYAMA Lactobacilli have been attracting attention due to increasing health consciousness. Among them, yogurt is particularly popular because it is an easy way to consume various types of lactobacilli. …

"Life in Japan 2023" We have found the manufacturer of the first high-performance and safest power strips!

There is always one power strip in every home. In addition to the number of plugs that can be plugged in, there are several important points to consider, such as longevity, lightning protection, and dust prevention shutters. To ensure safe…

"Life in Japan" I made a sunshade for the balcony of a rental apartment with an awning from Daiso!

Good news for houses where the sunlight from the windows makes the room adjacent to the veranda as hot as a plastic greenhouse! This time, we will show you how to block such sunlight with a total of 700 yen of Daiso items! Danger! Indoor H…

"Life in Japan" Even if a 3P (pole/pin) plug is converted to 2P (pole/pin) with a conversion adapter, grounding is still required!

(Updated June 12, 2022) "The plug is 3-pin and I can't plug it into an outlet. Yes, let's use a conversion adapter!" Are you taking the easy way out like the aforementioned? 3P or appliances with cables like this have a high risk of leakag…

Necessary items for using foreign-made electrical appliances in Japan

(Updated June 12, 2022) You need to be careful not only when taking Japanese electrical appliances with you when you travel abroad, but also when using foreign electrical appliances in Japan. It is dangerous to simply think that "the allow…

"Life in Japan 2023" How to choose a monitor arm and recommended manufacturers!

I was troubled by the variety of manufacturers, but after careful consideration and selection, I have been able to use the system for two years without any problems! Points to choose Fixing method capacity VESA Standard Range of motion Cau…

"Life in Japan 2023" We have found the manufacturer of the first high-performance water purifier!

Mitsubishi Chemical, Brita, Toray, Panasonic, and various other manufacturers, but there is one manufacturer to buy. Food Safety Standards Tap Water Quality Standards Causes of Bad Tap Water Cause 1: Chlorine Cause 2: Metals such as iron, …

"Life in Japan" Suits and coats can be washed at home! We have found a magic detergent for fashionable clothes!

Originally, I think suits and down clothing need to be dry cleaned, but if you use a fashionable clothes detergent, you can wash them in the washing machine, to my surprise! Among them, I use the following products. Uyeki Dryning Liquid Ty…