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Tom, who runs a store specializing in Elkhorn ferns, was so fascinated with Elkhorn ferns that he left his job to start his own business.

2024.3.14

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“Staghorn” taught me not only the fun of growing, but also the fun of connecting with others.

Celeina:What kind of existence does the Staghorn have for you, Tom?

Tom:The most important thing is that they are soothing to look at. Also, recently, when I share my plants on social networking sites, I can connect with many people.

Celeina: So it is something that also makes connections with people.

Takano: It is interesting that it is like art that changes and grows day by day.

Tom: I think that’s what makes it fun and different from regular art.

Celeina: Another great thing about plants is that they return as much love as you put into them.

Takano: I’m getting more and more tempted to buy some.

Tom: I highly recommend it.

Celeina:Abnormal Inc. seems to be doing live sales on Instagram. What kind of content is that?

Tom: Every Thursday at 9pm, we do a live Instagram feed. This is where we explain the Staghorn varieties and what we have available for sale and ask people to DM us if they want to buy.

Takano: This is a good system, and customers can comment on it.

Tom: Everyone adds their gaiety, and I enjoy doing it with a beer in one hand (haha).

Celeina: So if people actually want this girl after watching the live feed on Instagram, they can send a DM and purchase her?

Tom: Yes, that’s right. Sometimes purchases are by lottery, but that’s how we do it.

Celeina: We encourage listeners to check out the live show every Thursday night at 9 p.m. on Instagram at Abnormal, Inc. “FIST BUMP,” a circle of friends connected by goo touch around! So, we are asking you to introduce your friends to us, who is Tom introducing to us?

Tom: This person is also one of the people who got hooked on Staghorn swamp. I would like to introduce Mitsuyuki Yuasa, who is a pet food coordinator.

Celeina: In a word, what kind of person is he?

Tom: In a word, he is also an abnormal person.

Takano: That’s the abnormal connection (haha). Tomorrow, we welcome Mitsuyuki Yuasa, a pet food coordinator.

Celeina: “FIST BUMP”, today we welcome Tom, a Staghorn enthusiast and representative of Abnormal Inc. Thank you very much.

Tom: Thank you very much.

GRAND MARQUEE

J-WAVE (81.3FM) Mon-Thu 16:00 – 18:50
Navigator: Shinya Takano, Celeina Ann

Staghorn Specialty Store「Bikaku Mafia」

◆Staghorn Specialty Store ◆Minami Aoyama store
1F, 4-6-5 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo [7 minutes from Gaienmae station, 10 minutes from Omotesando station
A cultural center where plants and art cross over.
Produced by abnormal Co.
Instagram: @bikaku_mafia

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