Monthly Archive: July 2009

Needless – First Impressions

Needless is the second anime off my interesting summer 2009 anime watchlist. It was chosen purely because of my post apocalyptic Japan anime addiction as I read in the description that due to some kind of war Tokyo (or at least a part of it)...

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This is Japan! by Eric Testroete

If you are reading this you probably agree with me that Japan is a fascinating country. I got interested in Japan many years ago and no matter how I dive into the people, culture, practices, history etc I still feel like I am only at...

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Iron Man & Wolverine Anime Trailers

Iron Man and Wolverine are super popular comic creations from Marvel. Each have featured in various forms of media and merchandising over the years but are about to add a new spin on their money making magic in the form of anime. Japan’s Madhouse Studios...

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NihongoUp Contest Winners

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the NihongoUp giveaway contest I have been hosting for the past 2 weeks. There were 22 entries overall in the form of 16 tweets, 5 blog posts and 1 image. Sadly there were...

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Anime based on Halo Videogame coming

The trilogy of Halo games may be over but Microsoft is not prepared to let the Halo cash cow lay idle in the pasture. The milk didn’t flow much when the real-time strategy game Halo Wars developed by Ensemble Studios for the Xbox 360 was...

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Death Note: L Nendoroid Figure

I’ve not blogged about Death Note  here on a my blog many times but the Death Note series is one of my favorite anime shows and I enjoyed the movie. I discovered it not long after starting this blog and my first official splurge on...

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Jamaica to Conquer Berlin at World Champs

I am still counting down the days to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics to be held in Berlin Germany from August 15th to 23rd 2009. The Jamaican team has already been chosen and on paper is an even stronger team than the one...

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Video of my Room and Gundam Figures

For over a year now I have been dragging my feet and putting off starting a Youtube channel. I killed off my original Youtube profile and started a “Jamaipanese” branded one in January. Since then though I have not had much inspiration to make videos,...

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Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 – First Impressions

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 is the first anime off my interesting summer 2009 anime watchlist. After enjoying Eden of the East I was interested in picking up another real world type anime with an interesting plot which feeds on my post apocalyptic obsession. Siblings Mirai and...

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Crowds Flock Gundam in Odaiba Tokyo

The Full scale 18 meter tall, 35 ton RX-78-2 Gundam in Odaiba, Tokyo Japan took very little time to be built and was completed long before it was official unveiled On July 11th. The crowds were already gathering when only the legs were up and...

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