Odds and Ends (part 30).

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I went to immigration this morning before work to get my new 在留 card. The last two years, it’s only taken me about an hour to get in and out. Not so this year. The line was freakishly long, and it was hours before my number finally got called. The good news is that I don’t have to go back for a while — I was given a three-year extension this time. (I asked for five, as always, so I only consider it a partial victory.)