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Peach Boy Momotarō

A couple years ago while attending Japanese classes I received a gift from my Japanese teacher. The gift was a book called Peach Boy Momotarō filled with mostly hiragana and pretty pictures that was supposed to help me with my Japanese language studies. She explained...

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Bolt vs Gay – Japanese TV Edition

Usain Bolt is now a household name worldwide after his record breaking achievements at the Beijing Olympic Games as well as at the World Championships in Berlin. Japanese television is well known for its crazy skits, re-enactments and game-shows. Not surprisingly Usain Bolt eventually became...

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I am a Sushi Virgin

Yes I know what you are thinking after reading that heading, how can you be a japan enthusiast and you never had sushi? It’s a combination of many things really. Firstly, I live in Jamaica which isn’t not exactly known as a sushi mecca outside...

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Top 10 Posts on Jamaipanese.com from 2009

At the beginning of 2008 and 2009 I made lists of some of the popular and personal favorite posts on Jamaipanese.com throughout the previous year. This year I decided to change things up a bit and list the top 10 most popular posts on Jamaipanese.com...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

I still can’t quite believe that another year has gone by so quickly, it just seems that it was only 2 years ago we we started the new millennium but instead we are now a decade into it! To all my friends, family, readers, supporters...

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Awesome Tilt-shift Photography Examples

Tilt-shift Photography is type of photography that uses selective focusing and manipulation to make a scene in a photograph look miniaturized. I have been experimenting for a while now with a free tool to generate tilt-shift photographs over on my photo blog but was blown...

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10 Must Follow Japan related Twitter Users

As explained in my blog post earlier this year about my Twitter experience as a blogger I wasn’t a fan of the now super popular micro-blogging and social networking phenomenon that Twitter has grown to become now. But for about a year now I have...

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Joker Racer – Cars controlled via the net

Joker Racer is a service by a Tokyo based company called Joker Works that allows users to control RC cars and  model trains over the web. I have been follwing the progress of Joker Racer and should have made a post a long time go....

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Jamaica and Japan – Relationship Priorities

Greetings to all Jamaipanese.com readers! I’m Sachiyo Morimoto, aka Miss Chin, a Japanese author who resides in Jamaica since late last year. I am privileged to write a guest post for Jamaipanese.com today. Hear mi weh Miss Chin seh! Last week, I wrote about the...

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Climate Change – Blog Action Day 2009

This is my third straight year participating in Blog Action Day. Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking discussion around an...

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