Monthly Archive: February 2009

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009

The Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 is one of 3 major expos in Tokyo I wish I was able to attend, the other 2 being the Tokyo Game Show and Tokyo Motor Show. Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 will be taking place from Wednesday March...

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Nobuta wo Produce

Nobuta wo Produce is the second Japanese drama I have taken the time to watch properly and see through to the end. My Japanese drama plunge continues and my readers can look forward to many more reviews of Japanese dramas that I enjoy watching. Have...

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Tokyo! – This movie looks very interesting

A few days ago I surfed into the trailer for an interesting new independent film called Tokyo! which will be released in a few weeks on march 6th. I doubt I will be able to catch it at any local theaters but from the description...

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Chicken Foot Soup

This post is my entry into this month’s Japan Blog Matsuri being hosted by Deas of Rocking in Hakata. The last time I entered the Matsuri was last September when the theme was “the language of Japan” and my entry was “Learning Japanese is complicated...

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51 Japanese Characters card set

51 Japanese characters is a card set of 51 unique illustrations of many characters typically found in Japanese society made by Peter Machat. I enjoyed reading the short descriptions with most of them being quite entertaining. The character descriptions on the back of each card...

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Jamaican Music – Mavado – So Blessed

Without a doubt music is one of the reasons that Jamaica is more than just a dot on the map. Jamaican music may be somewhat difficult to understand to outsiders but the Jamaican music industry is the most vibrant anywhere in the world and it...

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My Twitter Experience as a Blogger

Wikipedia describes Twitter as a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users’ updates (known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. I joined Twitter almost 2 years ago at I wasn’t...

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Bolt vs Phelps – IOC and Media Reactions

I remember clearly the tornado of controversy that was stirred up when Usain Bolt set fire to the bird’s nest in China with record breaking runs at the Olympics last year. Many accused him of being “disrespectful” to his fellow athletes, some alleged that his...

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Tokyo Bid Strong for 2016 Olympic Host

It’s been 4 months since my first post about Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic Bid and since then a lot has happened in relation to the race to host the games after London in 2012. The four cities  competing are Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo....

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Double O Gundam – My First Anime Figure

In mid January I made an impulse buy after browsing through  Ebay looking at various anime figures. That purchase was the a Gundam Exia figure. The 00 Gundam version of Exia is a very new figure and was only recently introduced in the now ongoing...

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