Monthly Archive: April 2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

I went to the theater yesterday to watch what is the first of many blockbusters coming out this summer. Xmen Origins: Wolverine is as big as the biggest film coming out in the next few weeks and I was expecting a lot for for my...

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The Rastaman and Swine Flu

Swine flu has taken over from global depression as the most talked about topic lately with dozens dead in Mexico and the virus showing up all over the globe. Fortunately the has been no reported cases of swine flu in Jamaica  yet and  I am...

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Meet Japan’s Cute Ambassadors

Japan is laying claim to the title of the land of the cute in a bit to raise Tokyo’s international profile. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently appointed three young ladies to be Japan’s “Ambassadors of Cute”, they are Shizuka Fujioka, Yu Kimura and Misako...

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I met Sachiyo Morimoto yesterday

Who is that is probably the first thing you are asking after reading the post title above. Sachiyo Morimoto is a Japanese journalist, independent publisher, translator, book author and a Jamaica music and culture enthusiast originally from Kagawa Japan. She has been interested in Jamaica...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2009 Info

It’s that time of year again when Jamaican culture overtakes Yoyogi Park in Tokyo Japan for one day. I made posts about the festival in 2007 and last year but some visitors expressed via comments that they wished I would post about the festival this...

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Dragon Ball Kai – First Impressions

Dragon Ball Kai is the remastering in Hi Definition of an anime cult classic Dragon Ball Z done for the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the series. From April 1989 to January 1996 and long afterward Dragon Ball Z captivated audiences and became an...

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Interesting Summer 2009 Movies

There is is no better time of year for movie lovers than during the summer. The aspiring blockbusters are lining up and getting their promotional machinery fully greased as they try to get everyone out to the movies in these trying economic times. My most...

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Roots Rock Reggae Party in Japan

Japan’s love affair with Jamaican music continues. Shibuya’s Seco Bar and Lounge is set to be transformed into a Caribbean themed party complete with Jamaican food like jerk chicken and patties on April 25th, May 23rd and June 27th. Poster, full details and directions below....

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You know you are a Car Freak when…

You know you are too much of a car freak when you see the photo below and your pupils dilate, your mouth water and you get that fuzzy feelings inside. The trouble is there are 20 beautiful young and very attractive young Japanese ladies and...

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Japansoc Poken Contest Entry

The nice guys over at Japansoc.org are having a wonderful giveaway. It is super easy to enter and you could win the latest gadget to take the interwebs and social gatherings by storm – a very useful gadget that I sure will be a gobal...

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