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This is a great resource. It’s called Read the Kanji and is designed by a small New Orleans web design company squarefour. Disturbingly fun and strangely addictive (to my jinkaku, at least). Check it out. Highly recommended.

Tokyo is back as the #1 most expensive city for foreigners to live in. Osaka took #2 honors. (I can vouch for this as I almost went broke during my visit to Japan this summer).  Moscow (held the #1 spot since 2006) dropped to #3.