Welcome to Lets Japan. I’ve been in Tokyo since 1993, working, watching and waiting. Having contributed for a while to a couple of Japan-oriented blogs and sites, the wait is over: my own Lets Japan blog debuts February 6, 2008. Here you’ll find a variety of inspired, interesting, humorous, meticulously crafted posts reflecting a unique outlook. I’ll do my best to avoid repeating the fine coverage being performed by other Japan blogs, which Lets Japan happily recommends visiting. Mark Weitzman  letsjpn at



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No Crows t-shirts

The QR code on the No Crows tee shirt (and other No Crows Japan goods from my shop at Zazzle) were designed by me and originally linked to my old website