Author: Jamaipanese

Where do you start when learning Japanese?

In a recent vlog, I spoke about having a Japanese focused video series. Over the past few weeks, I have struggled with getting it recorded as my perfectionist mentally has taken over and I have recorded and recorded it more times than I would like...

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Struggling creatively and sick recently

Spring is finally here in Japan! the cherry blossoms are blooming, it’s getting warmer (except today! right now its raining and 7 degrees) and terrible winter is behind me! Then why am I struggling a little recently? First Spring in Japan The 1st part of...

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Chibi RX-78-2 Gundam

It was my birthday recently! So like your typical adult male I got myself a gift! Like your not so typical adult male I got myself a cute miniaturized robot figure from my favourite anime series… I got the chibi version of the iconic RX-78-2...

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Monster Hunter World is Awesome

Monster Hunter World is a great game that proves that hard work, attention to detail and a focus on fun can still make a successful game in this the age of lootboxes and corporate greed in triple A gaming titles. It isn’t without its flaws...

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Black Panther is the movie we need

Black Panther is a commercial hit. The King of Wakanda has been ruling the box office worldwide for weeks now. It took its time arriving in Japan but Marvel’s Black Panther movie was worth the wait. Poke the Colonizers I’ve never been one to get...

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Tokyo 2020 mascots revealed

As a big fan of the summer Olympics especially athletics it goes without saying that I am excited for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. We are two years away but I have been following and will continue to follow as the excitement builds. Japan is character country...

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Dell Inspiron 7577 Gaming Laptop

My Christmas/New years gift to myself was a new laptop; the Dell Inspiron 7577 Gaming Laptop. Honestly I was never a fan of Dell Laptops but now that I live in Japan my research lead me in the direction of this laptop and I eventually...

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Star Wars AT-M6 Plastic Model Kit – Giveaway

Do you wish you had a state of the art deterrent to protect you and yours? Have the rebels blown up another of your bases and continue to threaten your livelihood? Are you a detested warlord that need to strike fear into your opponents and...

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Car Stickers in Japan and what they mean

Whether visiting Japan or living here; you will see various stickers on cars. Inquisitive minds like mind will wonder what the meaning of the different stickers? I am here with the answer! New/Inexperienced Driver The shoshinsha mark (初心者マーク) or Wakaba mark (若葉マーク) is the mark...

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