To my ever-dearest subscribers,

Good Saturday afternoon from rainy Tokyo! It’s been a long while since I slept-ate-napped on a weekend, and now I’m all set with my coffee and background beats as I compose my first newsletter.

So first things first: thank you very much for subscribing. To be honest, I don’t know how I gathered 45+ of you, but knowing that you are here to read what I am to write humbles me and inspires me to continue what I’ve been doing.

Starting a newsletter wasn’t easy; I had to think of ways to interest you, since (I assume) that all of…