Monthly Archive: March 2016

Hokkaido Shinkansen Line opens

Hokkaido is now officially linked to the capital of Japan via a Shinkansen.  Right on schedule as I blogged about last year. The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line, which runs between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Hokkaido, and slices the travel time from Tokyo to Hokkaido by 53 minutes, is...


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

I won’t pretend I am some learned movie critic that can name a 5 dozen directors in 10 seconds, identify actors by their fingernails and occasionally fix my imaginary crown on my larger than average head. I’m just a geek who grew up with multiple...


Valkyria Chronicles PC Game

My first Valkyria Chronicles was from the anime I enjoyed watching a few years ago. I soon discovered that there was a video game based on the franchise that I wasn’t able to check out til late last year. The tactical role-playing game originally released...