Monthly Archive: February 2014

Godzilla! – Movie Trailer

Godzilla is one of those classic popular culture icons that gave me a eureka moment so many years ago when I found out it originated in Japan. First released 1954 the Godzilla franchise is known worldwide with many spin-off films, series, cartoons, toys and memorabilia...

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Playstation 4 finally released in Japan

Why did the Playstation 4, a gaming console from a Japanese company not launch in Japan like every gaming related product the company has produced such as the PSone and PS2 to PS3, PSP, and Vita? With consoles becoming more complexed and producers unable to...

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Lynxx is the new Kitten in town

Longtime readers should remember when I got my first kitten I named ‘Polar’ last summer and how her tragic accidental death left a gulf in my life that I am honestly not completely over. After months and months without a feline pal I was successfully...

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Japan Snippet – Narita Express

The Narita Express was the first trained I took when I arrived in Japan after a 20+ hour 2 plane trip from Kingston to Tokyo. That first relaxing train ride may have contributed to my romantic experience with the Narita Express. Many critics say it...

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Japanese Language Study comes full circle

I recently celebrated the the 8th anniversary of Jamaipanese.com. Way back in 2006 I started this blog to document my study of the Japanese language and share my interest in Japan. In September 2005 I was enrolled in private classes at a small local language...

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Jamaipanese.com Turns 8 Today!

Eight is a big number in internet years, and as of today February 2nd 2014 I am happy to share that Jamaipanese.com has been prancing about the blogosphere for 8 years! My little geek-flavoured slice of the internet continues to be my refuge as I...

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