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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Journey in Japan Part 64: Fins Can Only Get Batter

Today, my friend and I head over to Tsukiji, to visit a fish market. Outside the train station, the outer market is crowded with mostly tourists. It is fair to say that along the...

Beyond Shibuya’s Pretty Neon Lights!

So a few months ago I was transferred to the Shibuya branch of my company, I had been at the Shinagawa branch for a bit over a year now. When I heard this news, I...

A More Diverse Community Coming of Age

In 2018, Monday the 8th of January was not only a national holiday across Japan, but also 'Coming of Age' day, a day to celebrate young adults and welcome them into the Japanese Community....

Journey in Japan Part 61: Ticket to (almost) Ride

Today is Christmas Day. I wake up at 4 am with a Christmas party hangover. It is too early to think, but I have things to do. Today my friend is arriving in Japan...

Anime Exposition Japan

Today is AnimeJapan, the largest convention for animation in Japan. This year, one hundred and twenty thousand cartoon enthusiasts are expected to visit the event. Luckily, a friend of mine has saved me the effort...
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The Japanese Spiderman in all its Humorous Glory

Words literally cannot explain how awesome and epic the Japanese Spiderman really is. YouTube's Screen Junkies are famous for their hilariously witty and frank Honest Trailer series. But, this time they truly have outdone...

Journey in Japan Part 18: Prelude to a Quiche

The Kaleidoscope Museum is literally a museum with a twist. There are fifty different Kaleidoscopes on display, from a growing collection of about 150. Some are very valuable, crafted by famous artists from around the world....

Journey in Japan Part 52: House of Red Leaves

There is a famous phrase in Japan, “You haven’t seen real beauty until you’ve seen Nikkō.” So far on this trip, I haven’t really seen a thing. Only darkness. I wake up at 9am,...

Studio Ghibli Plans Theme Park for Nagoya

Tokyo has Disney and Fuji-Q, Osaka has USJ and Kyoto is a cultural paradise, that leaves Nagoya with errr ... Lego Land, which apparently is still struggling to increase its attendance rates! So what...

Journey in Japan Part 21: Gion with the Finned

Today is my last in Kyoto. Tomorrow I will go to Osaka for three days, before heading off to Nagoya. I still have one temple I want to see, a temple with a difference. I head...

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