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Mattie vs. Japanese Sizes, Part 2

A quick post — yes, I’m alive, and things are already quite busy around here! Going to campus, getting to know my fellow dormmates, getting a prepaid phone, going to the arcade at least thrice…well, in any case.

The smaller sizes in Japan aren’t just limited to food, if I’m interpreting this right… on the left is a laundry basket from the local 100-yen shop Seria; and the other is a 400-yen clothes hamper I bought from IKEA today.

Granted, the basket might just be for the tools needed to wash laundry like detergent and softener and whatnot? But that was, like, the biggest basket they had in the entire Piago building… ◆

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