Monthly Archive: January 2011

Japan are 2011 Asian Cup Champions

At the start of January when the 2011 Asian cup was about to start I made me bold, bias and sensible prediction that Japan would walk away with the cup this year. The Blue Samurai didn’t disappointed me and building on their excellent performance at the World Cup last...

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Operation Visit Japan – January 2011 Report

One full year has passed since the first report drawn up on my blog detailing my plans to visit Japan. What started out as a new years resolution for 2010 will turn out to be the jewel of 2011 and hopefully one of my most...

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Thundercats Anime official image released

Just over six months ago, news broke that Thundercats – a popular 1980’s cartoon was getting an anime-style revamp in 2011 and it will be shown on Cartoon Network. I was a massive fan of the original Thundercats while growing up, it was one of...

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Yumekui Merry – First Impressions

Yumekui Merry is a a Winter 2011 anime that didn’t even make it unto my interesting winter 2011 anime list because from just watching the trailer and reading the plot synopsis it didn’t grab my interest. Two regular readers and fellow anime fans Brad and...

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Jamaicans are cooler than Japanese!

Yes, you read right, but I wasn’t the one who unscientifically stated that it was the guys over at CNNGo a special online magazine type website that focuses on major Asian cities. CNNGo writer Barry Neild decided to go global and decide the world’s coolest...

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My Most Anticipated Video Games of 2011

2010 was the year I slipped off the gaming radar, other than a short stint playing the single player mode of Starcraft II and a few sittings of  not so popular games like Mount and Blade Warband I spent most of the year playing Football titles like FIFA Word Cup and...

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Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2011

Its that time of year again and I attended my third Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition at Sovereign Shopping Center in Liguanea St Andrew. As one of the few Japan related events that is held in Jamaica I had to attend but unfortunately I was a bit...

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I’m going to climb the Blue Mountains!

That blog title seems a little exaggerated but what can I say I am excited! At the end of this month I’ll be joining up with friends to go on an “expedition” well, maybe not an expedition, but I have an active imagination. We’ll be hiking to...

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Interesting Winter 2011 Anime

I’ve not been watching much anime lately which might be a combination of there being less interesting anime, having less time to watch anime and growing bored of the usual shows like Naruto Shippuuden and Bleach. There are few ongoing series that I up super...

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2011 Asian Cup – Japan will win it!

The football fan in me doesn’t only get excited every four years when the FIFA World Cup of rolls around. I keep up to date with most major regional tournaments like the Africa Cup of Nations, European Championships and my region’s own CONCACAF Gold Cup...

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