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Good evening. This is Ikeda.

As I read, watch, and listen to manga, anime, movies, TV, novels, business books, etc. every day, I realize how important it is to have companions.
For ONE PIECE, it would be Luffy and Teach, Zoro and Sanji, and for HUNTER x HUNTER, it would be Gon and Killua, Hisoka and Chrollo.
I can't say whether Hisoka and Chrollo are a pair, but it was an analogy based on the two works as usual.

Whether the pair is a friend or an enemy, each of them is an existence that enhances the other.
That aspect is one of the reasons I like shonen manga, but it made me wonder if there was a counterpart to me.

I work alone, so I don't have any direct colleagues, and I don't think about enemies, competitors, or rivals at all.
If you think about it that way, the only thing you can do is listen to and talk about ideas that differ from mine, such as friends, acquaintances, and seniors, and encourage each other.
I'm writing this in a cool way about how we can improve each other, but I think we need to think more about how we can grow.

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It started off as if I was feeling lonely, but that's not the case at all, so I'd like to introduce you to aligatos, who I couldn't finish writing about yesterday.
Please note that this may contain some duplicate content.

As I mentioned yesterday, all aligatos items have a cylindrical design without a heel.
The items are divided into 3 items based on fabric, and are available in cotton, wool, and paper.
The two items we currently carry are wool and paper.

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When handling this item, I had only purchased cotton, so I had never worn wool or paper.
There was a mysterious restriction imposed on me that I had to wait until the next purchase was made.
I wasn't able to wear them because of this, but I tried on the wool and paper shoes, and to be honest, I couldn't decide between them because they felt completely different.
There's no point in giving it a thumbs up though.

Let's start with wool.
The wool is pretty soft.
This is something that will definitely come in handy.

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This softness is achieved using carefully selected Australian merino wool, which uses extremely fine fibers.
It's said to be 19.5 microns, but it's hard to imagine that it's that thin.
Anyway, it's really soft and comfortable.

However, instead of using 100% wool, it also uses functional synthetic fibers, and is said to be durable by making it a hybrid material that combines wool and functional yarn.
In addition to being durable, it also has a special knitted fabric that gives it a beautiful appearance.
This is a good point when it comes to socks, as socks that aren't durable can easily get holes or stretch out.

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I think it's been talked about a lot in the media lately, but wool, which is often thought of as a winter material, can be worn and worn all year round.
Heat retention is important at this time of year, and of course wool has a high level of heat retention.
Wool is not only highly heat-retaining, but also has functions that are perfect for summer, such as dryness, anti-bacterial and odor-resistant properties, so it can be worn all year round.
I thought many of you knew this, but just in case.

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There are 14 colors in total, but I selected 10 colors.
To be honest, I didn't know which one to choose, including paper, so it's just my feeling.
I'm sorry if you don't see the color you want.

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I won't explain each one as it would be endless, but compared to paper, the colors are warmer.
We have a range of colors that are easy to match with any style, as well as colors that make a strong statement when you peek out from under the hem, so we'd be happy if you could decide whether it's a good fit or not.

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Next is paper.
This one has a completely different feel to it.
I can't say whether the term "jari" is appropriate, but it feels completely different from wool, and I think it's a companion.
Cotton is right in the middle.

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This fabric is a combination of paper yarn and functional synthetic yarn, and it seems that Japan's cutting-edge papermaking technology is utilized here.
Explosion of power words.
The hybrid material has excellent moisture absorption and drying properties, so it is often used in sports such as trail running and long-distance runners.
I didn't know anything about it as I don't exercise at all, but when I tried it on, I was convinced.

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In addition, the unique weaving method provides a gentle feel to the shoes, protects them from chafing, and reduces discomfort caused by sweat.
And it's more than 5 times stronger than regular socks.
Once you get to that point, you won't know how long you can wear them, but it's ridiculous.

If anything, these socks are perfect for summer, but according to Mr. Kazuki, there are many people who can't get over their unique comfort, and these people even wear them in winter.
I also wear them regardless of winter.
However, people who are sensitive to cold may be concerned about it, so it may be best to refrain from using it just in case.

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Paper is available in 6 colors out of 9 colors.
It comes in a variety of refreshing colors.
It has a refreshing feel, but it also comes in standard colors, and it's not THE pale tone, so I think you can wear it in the fall and winter without any problems.

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This is the same as yesterday, but we also have gift tins available, so you can give them as a small gift.
I would be very happy if I could receive this.
I'd like you to hand it over casually, rather than enthusiastically.

I thought I would be able to introduce it briefly, but it turned out to be surprisingly long.
excuse me.

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wool socks 10 colors ¥2,800 (in tax)
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Paper socks 6 colors ¥2,500 (in tax)

That's why we recommend Aligatos socks, which are two pairs in terms of comfort, which you prefer, or which one you prefer, or even which color to choose.

Ikeda

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