Take care, it's hot out there today.
You see it often in Tokyo: the attentive Japanese woman and the Western man filling silence. In fact, a lot of them end up married, sharing a house and 1,000 meals, albeit hardly a life of the mind.
Do you want me to take you to go vote?
Have you seen Pikachu yet?
People out and about in the capital talk about their predictions for the Rio games and Tokyo's turn as host city in 2020.
Do you think the guy trying to hand me an election flyer back there knows that I can't vote (in the Tokyo gubernatorial election)?
A week after the launch of "Pokemon Go," Naomi Schanen asks six people on the streets of Tokyo whether they thought the augmented reality game is still a big thing.
What are all those people waiting for?
I hate seaweed.
Some readers' responses to last month's article by Hans Karlsson, "Is the Eiken doing Japan's English learners more harm than good?"
People have their say on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should push for constitutional revision now that he has the numbers in both houses of parliament to force a referendum on the issue.
I've never seen so many people in such a hurry to get to work.