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Why aren't Medium and Patreon popular among Japanese? What is the most powerful social media in Japan?

I started writing on Medium in both English and Japanese in March 2019.
>Why did I start writing on "Medium"?

Medium is a blogging service, but actually, it is more than that. They say it is a network where you can connect to the people and writers to communicate and discuss. What makes it unique from other social media is that there is no advertisement on it, although you can write for free of charge. How they make money is they charge on readers. You can read all of the posts on it for $5 per month.

I also have registered on Patreon, which is a platform supporting creators, a kind of crowdfunding. I can post my articles on this platform as well, just like a blog, and there is no ad, either. I think both of these platforms, Medium, and Patreon are quite nice and useful. Especially like Patreon, there are not many support systems for all kind of creators as long as I know. In fact, there used to be a platform similar to Patreon in Japan, called "CHIP," which didn&…

Where I came from and Where I am going

I was a child who spent lots of time daydreaming. My parent’s house was built in the middle of rice fields. It was a little far from the main town in a rural area in Japan. Because I didn’t have any friends living nearby, I was always alone in the garden where the strong aroma of gardenias made me feel dizzy.

Philosophy of Japanese Toilets

Yesterday, I posted my article in Medium, talking about Japanese toilets. Maybe I should have posted it here, on my blog.


Japanese traditional toilet was not comfortable for me in my childhood, but it was different for somebody else...

Anyway, if you are interested in, please visit my Medium page!

>>>Philosophy of Japanese Toilets|Medium