Monthly Archive: July 2011

Anime Nation 2011 puts Jamaica on Cosplay map

After it’s inaugural staging last year Anime Nation returned in 2011 bigger and better. Anime Nation 2011 was an epic event for fans of anime, cosplay, video games and Japan as patrons came from all over Jamaica to enjoy the event many of them wearing...

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Interesting Summer 2011 Anime

I am very late onto the anime wagon for the new Summer 2011 series. At the time of this post I have yet to watch any episode of any of the new series and other than the X-Men anime I still have some catching up...

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Anime Nation 2011 set for July 24th

Anime Nation is back after being successful staged last summer. Anime Nation 2011 is now at a bigger and better location and promises to be even more fun than before. The Japanese anime exhibition and Cosplay/Costume rave will be held on July 24th in Kingston...

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Japanese Women clinch World Cup title

The Women’s football team from Japan won their first ever World Cup after they beat the United States of America in the final held in Frankfurt Germany in a stadium full to it’s 50,000 capacity. I had been following highlights from each match throughout the tournament and must say I...

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Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential

While going some digging in my room recently I unearthed a long lost book I bought over a year ago when I acquired Drainspotting, The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass and the book I am currently reading A Samurai Never Fears Death. I remember putting it...

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My 7 Links – Jamaipanese.com all in one post

My J-Blogger pal Ree-san introduced me to an interesting blogging meme started by Tripbase called called My 7 Links where bloggers share seven links in a variety of categories such as most “beautiful post” and “surprisingly successful post”. Ree-san’s 7 links entry was quite interesting so I have put...

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Send-off Reception for Successful 2011 JETs

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the send-off reception for the 15 Jamaicans successful in their quest to be English teachers in Japan via Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET). The reception was hosted by the Japanese Ambassador to Jamaica Hiroshi Yamaguchi and his...

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Anime Expo 2011 Cosplay + Video

Anime Expo 2011 (AX 2011) has concluded and was held from July 1-4 2011 in Los Angeles, California. It is the largest anime Expo in North America and a yearly event I still hope to be able to attend one day in the future. As expected...

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