Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Hey, guys, how's it going? My name is Michaela, and I have a bit of a problem. Recently, when I'm out with friends, I drive them crazy with the fact that I'm completely unorganized. I'm always the only one who has to buy a ticket for the train. And I'm also one of those huge jerks who holds up huge lines on a cash register just so I can pay for things. An exact change. And what have we got in here? It was like a ring 64 gigabyte SD card. Not only that, but I hoard receipts like a pack rat. I just can't throw them away because I keep thinking I'm gonna need them for something. If this wallet is a reflection of my life, then I'm a complete mess. Thankfully, in Japan, electronic money transfers are becoming more of a frequent thing, and they're becoming more convenient by the day. Due to our Gen. Nii mocha, originally designed just for transportation, I see cards are becoming a more widely accepted form of payment all over Japan. To apply for one is simple and only takes a few seconds. Unlike cash cards, which are usually applied for through the bank. I see cards could be obtained at your local train station for a small fee. Once you put some money on your I see card, you're free to use it. Wherever I see, cards are accepted as a form of payment. For me, that meant I could go shopping almost immediately. E don't have any socks. What beef e can't label. I see cards were originally designed for transportation, with each company operating privately. But now I see cards from any region of Japan are widely accepted across the country. That means I can use my Fukuoka based Nemo CA card even to pay for train fare in Tokyo recently. Even taxi companies allow I see cards as a method of payment. Okay, you could help with this. You focus on the bottom on it. You must stop. But wait. What happens when you run out of money? Luckily, charging and I see card is super convenient in Japan as well. Ah, lot of people don't know this, but you can actually charge your I see card at a convenience store for knee mocha. I use Lawson. You might even come across one of these. I see card charging machines. But if all else fails, you can always charge your icy card at a train station on Jan. After using my name OK card. For only a month I managed to save up 190 points which turned into 190 yen which is almost enough for me. Thio, take the train back home. It definitely helps. Keep things a little more organized. Yes, I won't be needing these anymore. What is your preferred method of payment in your country? Do you prefer cash? And you prefer to keep things on cards? Let me know in the comments. See you later. Bye. My name is Michaela. And today I have a really important confession to make. I I am in.