Monthly Archive: August 2009

Arios Gundam Figure

Arios arrived with Cherudim over a month ago and can be seen in the test video I made of my room a while back. After Seravee, Double O and Exia this is one of the figures I was most looking forward to getting. The colour...

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Japanese man builds Giant Robot Beetle

Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan is known as the birthplace of natto, many castle ruins, lakes and martial arts. Recently there is something else that Ibaraki will be known for, a Giant Robotic Rhinocerous Beetle! code named “Kabutom RX-03” The giant “kabuto-mushi” took 11 years to...

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Jamaica Dominates World Champs in Berlin

It seems Jamaica’s performance on the track last year at the Olympic Games in Beijing was only a hint of things to come as Jamaica underlined it’s position as the number sprinting nation in the world at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin with...

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Gurren Lagann – Anime Review

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is an awesome futuristic high action mecha themed action anime. I have always wanted to watch this anime since it premiered a few years ago but finally managed to watch the entire 27 episodes of Gurren Lagann properly over the past...

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Jamaipanese.com on Facebook

Facebook and Twitter are the two current social networking darlings. I am more active with Twitter and wrote a post a couple months ago about my experience with Twitter as a blogger which includes some tips for those just starting out with Twitter. Although I...

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Hashima Island Documentary

For almost 100 years the coal mines on Hashima Island off the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture played an important role in the development and history of Japan. Nicknamed Gunkanjima or “Battleship Island” because of the buildings on the island, the seawall protecting it and the...

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Introducing Usain Bolt’s new ”Bolt Arms”

The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics begins in Berlin Germany tomorrow and runs through until August 2009. A lot has been happening with the Jamaica team but the man of the moment and one of the biggest sports stars in the world right now...

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Japan is 2009 World Cosplay Champions

The 2009 World Cosplay Summit was staged from August 1st to 3rd 2009. Thousands of cosplayers and fans of cosplaying decended on Nagoya in Japan for the event with it’s primary attraction being the World Cosplay Championship is which 15 countries would compete for the...

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Yokohama Reggae Festival 2009 Info

Jamaican culture, especially Jamaican music is popular in Japan. The yearly One Love Jamaica Festival in Tokyo is a big attraction, reggae parties are well attended and there are even a few Jamaican restaurants in Japan. A few years ago though I remember seeing a...

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