Monthly Archive: March 2011

Operation Visit Japan – March 2011 Report

Just over fifteen months ago on January 18th, 2010 I announced a plan that would see me starting to take some important steps that would allow me to visit Japan in the Summer of 2011. I named the plan Operation Visit Japan and it focused...

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Tōhoku Disaster helps to explain why I love Japan

On March 11th 2011 North-east Japan was rocked by a powerful earthquake that triggered a destructive tsunami that devastated the coast and killed thousands of Japanese. Following up closely on that double whammy was the news (which unfolded right before the eyes of the world) that...

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Possible Nuclear Plant Radiation Crisis in Japan

Japan is trying to avoid a possible Nuclear Plant Radiation Crisis that could affect densely populated areas. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in the north-east of the country continues to face problems, there are a number of the nuclear reactors housed at the facility. The Fukushima plant...

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8.9 Magnitude Earthquake hits north-east Japan

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit just off the coast of Sendai in North-East Japan earlier today at about 2:46pm Japan time. The powerful temour was recorded by the US Geological Survey and is the 6th most powerful earthquake ever recorded anywhere in the world....

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X-Men Anime – Character Art and Screenshots

My interest in X-Men didn’t stem from the comics like many other fans of the franchise but actually from watching the Saturday morning cartoon while growing up and collecting the toys which along with those from transformers were all the rage during my childhood. All...

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E5 Series Shinkansen makes Official debut

Train enthusiasts in Japan are ecstatic as East Japan Railway Company (JR East) official debuted the E5 Series Shinkansen or “Hayabusa” today which will be operating on the Tōhoku Shinkansen Line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori with major stations like Sendai and Morioka. Hayabusa is Japanese for...

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Japan wants your cell phone to be more Human

Technology and innovation is serious business in Japan, they have a myriad of research institutions and most of their universities actual “institutions of higher education and research.” However to an individual without an open mind many things coming from Japan would seem rather “different” for lack of...

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