Podcast No. 32 in English
No. 31 was in Japanese posted today (written yesterday).
Hello everyone, today is July 14th, 2021.
This is your host, Yuusuke Wada, probably the only funeral business podcaster in Japan and also a death industry consultant.
I am also the Researcher of the Reform of Death and I prepare for the End of Life Journey.
Podcast No. 32 of YEYSHONAN, a weekly podcast in English.
During the weekend, my home fax-printer’s LCD touch pad display went out.
It would no longer respond to it.
I can receive fax or use it as a printer but not as a copier or sending fax.
I went out to buy one nearby but realized it was a waste of time.
I had to go to Akihabara, the electronics district in Tokyo and bought it and had it shipped the very next day and replaced.
My son needed it to do his college homework.
Week before, my two harddrives broke.
Yesterday, my partner brought in a non-working security camera to fix.
I’m still working on that with the team in Shenzhen China and Singapore.
As soon as I find a method of recovering the security camera, I’m going to place the rest for sale.
Today, I want to talk about technologies being implemented in the funeral business.
99.97% are cremated in Japan.
There is no such thing as “eco-friendly burials”.
But what about webcasting, online memorials, burial, and obituaries?
Webcasting has started in Japan due to people not being able to attend the services due to the corona pandemic.
It took off but since after so many “state of emergency”, BTW, as of writing, it’s the 4th semi-lockdown in Tokyo and its vicinity but no one is really obeying anymore.
But funerals have become small in size.Continue reading