Except for Hokkaido situated up north, the rest of Japan experiences only a month to two of rains every year. The showers come pouring in starting summer season up to the end of July. But just because the Japanese have comparatively lesser rains than, say, us, it doesn't mean they're unequipped come the wet season. Leave it to the Japanese to be as detailed in their choice of everyday wear to counter the unpredictable weather. Filipinas in the workforce can defo pick up a thing or two from our Asian neighbors about dressing up while in meteorological misery.
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In my recent visit at Hamamachi in Nagasaki, my shopping got a little distracted at the sight of these waterproof statements—I think you yourself can certainly use these as pegs IRL while braving through Habagat and beyond!
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