Monthly Archive: April 2010

First Jamaipanese Live Web Show Date

After months of procrastinating the geek Gods have removed my excuse and blessed me with a Microsoft LifeCam Cinema which I got as a belated birthday gift in late in March. Since then I have been brainstorming ideas for a Jamaipanese.com live internet video show...

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Operation Visit Japan – April 2010 Report

Writing the monthly report post for Operation Visit Japan is easily one of my favorite tasks each month. Still over a year away from being reality but plans are progressing much better than estimated as I quickly cover the 3 main expenses namely plane tickets,...

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The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn – Book Review

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Let me start off by saying The Ghost on the Tokaido Inn is an awesome book. The experience reading it is everything and more than when I first acquired it, blogged about it and started reading it a month ago. It has been my companion...

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I gOtZ it – Monster Hunter Tri

My weekend has been filled with English Premiere League Football, fixing my ever dying home PC (more on that later), photography and most importantly – Monster Hunter Tri. Released on the 20th but only finding it’s way into my Wii via my courier and my...

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MTV Japan 2010 VMAs – Reggae Video Nominees

Japan is the second largest music market in the world with a vibrant local music scene and deep connection to the global music industry. Jamaican music is big in Japan with many local entertainers releasing Japan-only albums and touring Japan regularly. MTV Japan like it’s...

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Another Japan based Twitter Clone – Imatsubu

Fuji Television Network, Inc or Fuji TV is one of Japans major television networks, kind of like an ABC or NBC of Japan. Just months after announcing the intention to air a Japanese drama that features the popular social networking website Twitter, Fuji TV has...

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Kanji Poster and Audio Tours Giveaway

Hosting competitions for my readers is fun. It has been quite a while since my last contest so I am happy to announce the Kanji Poster and Audio Tours Giveaway in which my readers can win, a poster with all the Kanji needed to ace...

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Japan’s Chances at the 2010 World Cup

We are now just over 50 days away from the beginning of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa. Unfortunately Jamaica didn’t make it to the finals but Japan did, but just how realistic is Japan’s chances of having a successful...

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Jamaican Restaurant Opens in Harajuku

A new restaurant has opened in Japan offering authentic Jamaican cuisine in the Harajuku district of the capital Tokyo. JamRock Cafe is the latest Jamaica themed restaurant to make it’s home in Japan but this is arguable to one with the best location which is...

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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn – Day of the Unicorn

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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn is originally a light novel that is in it’s final chapters before being wrapped up, but for months now Gundam fans have been waiting for the anime adaptation of the novel. The wait for the first episode is over while the...

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