Monthly Archive: April 2008

Beijing Summer Olympics 100 Days away

All the top television manufacturers in Japan are busy promotion or putting the finishing touches on brand new models for television in time for the 2008 summer Olympic games and there are a few things they all have in common; they are all supper flat,...

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New Spring 2008 Anime I will be watching

Last year was a good year for anime. I enjoyed anime like Seirei no Moribito and Claymore that premiered last spring, Naruto returned with Shippuuden and Gundam 00‘s first season got better with each episode. It’s spring again and as usual brand new anime are...

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Japanese Language related entries recap

Since my “I shall tame the beast called the Japanese language” post I have been hard at work in my free time putting draft posts together to continue posting about and practicing Japanese through my blog. I have put all my Japanese language study material...

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My third personal hobby blog is in the works

I recently launched my photography blog, with it’s main purpose being to track my progress as I learn about digital photography properly while having a place to post my pictures and get feedback. Jamaipanese.com is my main blog and the topics cover my love to...

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Gundam 00 Season One Review

The Gundam series is one of the most popular brands in anime with numerous spinoffs, alternate stories, video games, animated movies and a merchandising empire. Gundam 00 is the latest is the linage and with the first season spanning 25 episodes over, this is an...

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Thank you for the Postcard Lina!

Lina is a blogging pal of mine and her blog is called Urutora no hi. She is from Malaysia, shares me interest in Japan and is very pround of her “Japan Mad Family”. They were fortunate enough to visit Japan recently and I enjoyed reading...

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I’ll be taking my first trip overseas in June

It sucks that it will not be a trip to Japan but I look at this an important first step to realizing my aim of visiting Japan. As plans are now I will be in the United States in June. I’ll be arriving in New...

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Japanese study material has arrived

I have tonnes of Japanese study material, all kinds of text books, notebooks, workbooks, print-outs, websites and audio CDs but with my busy life it’s hard for me to find enough time to study and the little time I get I am tired or mentally...

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ApriPoko – Toshiba’s Remote Controller Companion Robot

If Toshiba has it’s way in a few years we will all have cute remotes that will replace the increasingly complicated bricks we use today. As if reaching and occasionally searching for the remote was not enough it seems the remote will now sit and...

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