“This is Japan” is a weekly blog post where I talk a little about my life here. It’s a place where I can share some of the strange, funny, or thought-provoking stories from my week. You can learn a little about what it is like to live in Japan and some of the weird and wonderful things here. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A lot of places in Japan have a stamp card system. You buy something from a store, they stamp it for how ever much money you spent, and you collect stamps. When you reach a certain amount you can cash in your stamp card for a gift or a discount. I know a stamp card is not a unique thing to Japan, but they seem to be popular. In my wallet right now, I have a stamp card for my hair salon, the gym, a craft store,…