After I grab some Japan Brand dinner, I’ll use some Japan Brand bath salts and then put on my Japan Brand yukata

This is really fascinating news, especially to me, because I’m interested in how Japanese culture is exported to the US. Will the government’s branding of certain items as official Japan products help or hinder trade?

I’m actually thinking it will help, at least initially, because people will know that the government’s brand is authentic, and that has value, especially here in the US. The time for me to personally act, on a project which I will not detail here, could be drawing nigh…