Been looking for a sign to do something? Here you go. And welcome to the fourth installment of "Brupdates", the exciting documentary of a young man and his life. That or a silly email with weird articles and some fun updates. Feel free to email back with your best guess!


On Site

Learning Japanese in 6 Months: Week Ten Update (6 min)

Week Ten! And we started Intermediate!! So excited.

Why I Removed Comments (3 min)

I asked everyone to comment in my big life update, but I've found that it's not really what I want for the site. If you wanna know more, read on! If not, just know they, are gone...tehehe, rhyming like a cool dude.


Off Site

Top Must-See Japanese Animation Movies of All Time (5-12 min)

Learning Japanese really gives you a love for its culture and what better way to share it than with movies!?

My Favorites: Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Your Name (not on their list 😤), and Wolf Children

Why efficiency is dangerous and slowing down makes life better (8 min)

With my current rush towards fluency, it was a good read to take a step back and look at the benefits of slowing down every now and then.

Favorite Quote: Building friction into our lives, as individuals and as a society, is building resilience into the system. It could be our insurance policy against catastrophe.

Product Prioritization Method (12 min)

Dives into the story of Pandora and how they won against many odds. Good read if you like history, but my big take away was also my favorite quote. I like it cause it asks us to think of our own lives and planning short/long term.

Favorite Quote: What would be stupid for us not to do in the next 90 days?

Quote of The Week

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within” - James Baldwin

Wrap Up

Thanks for reading this week's post! If you found it fun, please share! If not, reply and let me know.

Till Next Week!

-Bradley