Monthly Archive: May 2007

Media Immersion Pods – Social Escape Hatch

Of course I would want to experienced being in one of these “pods”, surrounded by technology, music and manga, isn’t that what heaven is like? Media Immersion Pods – described as “drug dens for internet addicts” – are the latest craze occupying Japan’s urban young....

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Claymore – a Silver Eyed Witch Festival

Firstly I don’t care what anybody wants to say, Claymore is the best new anime of the season so far, I know this because I have watched at least one episode of just about every last one. None has the effect on me that Claymore...

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Anime to the Brain

It seems that lately anime has been my main saviour from boredom. Nothing seems to be hitting the entertainment spot for me as late for various reasons, My computer is in need of a serious overall and various hardware upgrades so I am unable to...

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The Most Expensive Toy in Japan – $41,468

Saw this on Rising Sun of Nihon and just had to post it. And you thought the Play Station 3 was overpriced. How about a “Gundam Fixed Platinum?” Japan’s Ginza Tanaka and toymaker Bandai Co. unveiled a miniature of Japan’s famous animated robot character –...

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Writing about my Easter Holiday – In Japanese

For the last three weeks I have been working on this, yes three weeks on half a paragraph. Japanese is hard!…but fun ^_^…when you eventually succeed at the problem you were facing while studying…you smile for a while and ponder on the future problems you...

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