2020 is a weird year with a bunch of tail events. I hope the net impact from the sum of those events is skewed to positive to you. We're finally about to say good bye to this "memorable" year. Since the vaccine has been deployed, I wish our life can quickly normalize even though the … Continue reading 2020


4Q2018 Review & 2019 Resolution

While I would not say it's a productive quarter, overall there still have been some progresses during the first quarter since being solo. [YuiNausicaa.com] In addition to diary-style posts, I wrote 16 analysis-related posts in 4Q18 surrounding  the following topics: Marketplace - Online / Offline Gaming Console Digital Distribution - Gaming Network Effect Hospitality Tourism … Continue reading 4Q2018 Review & 2019 Resolution

Kyoto Day 1 – Dec. 6, 2018

The second day I took a train from Kobe to Kyoto. After checking in Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion, I had late lunch at Mametora Gion which specializes in small dishes cuisines. The environment there was quite comfortable in terms of distance between tables and interior styling & lighting. As it is supposedly to be, … Continue reading Kyoto Day 1 – Dec. 6, 2018

Kobe Day 1 – Dec. 5, 2018

The touch screen of my iPhone went dead just when I was checking in my luggage. So no Google map and photo this trip... I had beef steak at 麤皮(aragawa) and shabu-shabu at すきやきしゃぶしゃぶ 神戸牛石田. Both were good. Price at 麤皮 was relatively high probably because of special beef used (三田牛). I stay in Hotel … Continue reading Kobe Day 1 – Dec. 5, 2018

Week 7 – Production Plan

[Nov. 26, 2018] * Tasks to be done * ~ Nov. 26-Dec.2, 2018 ~ Initial Analysis: Sea Group (SE.US) / GrubHub (GRUB.US) / Stich Fix (SFIX.US) / Upwork (UPWK.US) Travel Documentation: Japan and HK & SZ 1 Idea from Analyst Meeting Hotel Review: 2 Hotel Analysis: Millennium Mistui Garden Tokyo Deal and Forecasting Exercise on … Continue reading Week 7 – Production Plan

Tokyo Day 2 – Oct. 24, 2018

The next day we went to Tsukiji for breakfast as we didn't have enough information about the newly-opened Toyosu fish market. It's very clear that tourist traffic decreased substantially even though I heard that outer-market  (jōgai-shijō) stays. Some shops in the outer-market were not open when I visited, not sure whether they're taking a break … Continue reading Tokyo Day 2 – Oct. 24, 2018