Monthly Archive: June 2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

My geek powers have increased exponentially with the absorption of the final film in the Transformers trilogy. Transformers: Dark of the Moon opened yesterday here in Jamaica and after fighting off a horde to get tickets I barely survived dual attacks by two female movie goers, one trying...

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X-Men Anime Review

The X-Men Anime is finally over (for now) and after following it for the last three months I can somewhat share my own thoughts on an anime I wasn’t so sure about when I did my X-Men anime first impressions post in May. I did...

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13 Assassins – Non-Stop Samurai Action

Living in Japan in it’s feudal era must have been interesting but extreamely dangerous, then again it would depend on which family or class you were fortunate or unfortunate to be born in. 13 Assassins is 2 hour festival of gore that isn’t as story or character...

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Latest AKB48 member is Computer Generated

I’m not big on Japanese Idols, Japanese music or even the local entertainment scene but my usual surfing of Japan related news unearthed something that caught my eye. The latest AKB48 member named Aimi Eguchi is computer generated and was unveiled in a commercial earlier this month that had split...

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The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass – Book Review

The forth book in the Samurai Mysteries series by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler is called The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass. I have already read the first 3 books in the series Ghost in the Tokaido Inn, Demon in the Teahouse and In Darkness, Death which all had...

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Walking in (Shibuya) and (Asakusa) by Ken Ardito

I surfed into another, well another couple of awesome Vimeo videos, this time by Ken Ardito. I first found his “Walking (in Shibuya)” video and then when I checked his profile I saw that he did a similar one called Walking (in Asakusa). Two great videos...

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Yendi promoting Blue Mountain Coffee in Japan

Yendi Phillips is a Jamaican beauty queen who won Miss Jamaica World 2007, the 2010 Miss Jamaica Universe pageant and finished as the first runner up at Miss Universe 2010, losing out slightly to Ximena Navarrete of Mexico. She is very popular in Jamaica and...

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Recovery Japan – Night of Tango, Jazz and Reggae

Just a few months ago, Japan was victim to a most horrific earthquake tsunami that culminated with a nuclear meltdown, affecting the lives of thousands to this day. It’s as a result of this that the recently launched Recovery Japan Foundation has secured the support of...

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Post E3 2011: 7 Games that Impressed me

The gamer in me gets giddy each year as I look forward to then be super unproductive during E3. My prolonged stay in the gaming wilderness continues as it’s sad I have yet to play one single game I raved about at last year’s E3....

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Mobile Suit Gundam AGE coming this fall

Details have emerged about the next Gundam series. Mobile Suit Gundam AGE will be the newest Gundam based anime and will premiere this fall in Japan. In true Gundam fashion a manga will be released alongside the series as well as model kits video games and cards. The information is...

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