Finally got reimbursed for all the Japanese social security taken out of my paycheck when I worked in Chiba. Of course I don’t get all of it back…. (it gets “taxed”, though how they can justify taxing a tax for money I will never get any benefit from in the first place as a non japanese citizen, I would like to know)

Anyway, it means I paid off my last school (grad school) loan. I am now