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Just mere hours ago...I did something.

And you may be shocked...but it had to be done.

I mixed two separate living beings together.

Or rather...

I mixed my two newsletters together.

One was my book list.

The other was my Japanese art list.

And to celebrate this glorious combination, I’m extending the White Day sale for 50% off anything in my shop.

That’s for my novels.

My Noh Masks…

The Dome House project reservations…

And any other traditional Japanese art you want for yourself or your loved ones…

Because like I said in my most recent NHK World documentary on Matsue and Wagashi…

“Love is in the air!”

Use this code at checkout:


This deal expires on March 20th at 11:59pm EST.

>>>Click here to shop 50% off

Talk soon,

Brandon “Japan celebrates Valentine’s Day twice” Chin

P.S. Speaking of the Dome House project…I’m launching the crowdfunding campaign on the 21st. For those of you traveling to Japan in 2023 - 2024, I’d love to host you during a regular event.

But to do that, I have to build it first. And I can’t do it without your help.

I’ll send out the rewards list for supporting the project soon. But to get the best discounts and exclusive rewards beforehand, you can make a $1 reservation today.

Use the “white50” code and it’ll come out to $1.

>>>Click here to support Dome House

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