Vengeance

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I initially considered Jon as another Noah, whom I also saw at the time. With his privilege and power, Jon introduced me to an illusion of the world where I […]

Jon the investor

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After several months of reporting daily stock prices, I was given a chance to sit with Mr. Iwata to meet with investors. All I had to do was to take […]

Befriending a white man

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I kept seeing Tom but never told anyone else but my friend Sachi. I told Tom to keep it a secret, too, which hurt his feelings. He eventually texted me […]

Tom the “tanpan”

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I met Tom through my Waseda friends. He had done an exchange program at Waseda a few years back and returned to Japan when he got a job at one […]

The squad

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The department head, Mr. Takano, was in his early 40s, short and spectacled but looked pompous when he walked with his chest thrust.Mr. Takano had started his career at one […]

Miss Sasaki

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Legal Dept. was different because they were led by Miss Sasaki. Miss Sasaki was the only woman director in the office. She was not even 40 years old when I […]

Women’s roles

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The men were exempt from menial tasks because they had women who submitted the expense reimbursement form and procured stationaries for them. The landline telephones were placed only on the […]

The assistants

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It was lunchtime when the meeting with Mr. Kamoi ended. Mr. Iwata told me to go out for lunch with the women. A tall, round-faced woman and a short, pointy-jawed […]

First day

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The majority of new graduates in Japan start their new job on April 1st. There was a ceremony at a hotel close to where the HQ was at. The company […]

Founder the great

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The newly hired new graduates gathered together again for the weekend-long training before the job started on April first. We separated into two groups, one for the creators – artists […]