Category: Jamaica

Summer Chiru – Photos and Highlights

Summer Chiru is a fun summer event put on by the JaCosplayaz in association with the Japan Embassy in Jamaica. The event highlights Japanese culture and history as well as anime, cosplaying, video games and more. In many ways its the spiritual successor to Anime...

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Summer Chiru event to feature Karaoke, Cosplay and Gaming

Jamaica Cosplayaz and the Embassy of Japan is teaming up again to present a even for all Japan-loving Jamaicans. Summer Chiru will feature Japanese cultural exhibits, karaoke, a video game toutnament cosplay and more. The event is set for the Mona Visitor’s Lodge and Conference...

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JET Programme Video Contest – “THIS IS JAPAN”

I recently surfed into an interesting competition. The JET Programme Video Contest with has the following objectives: Promote efforts to revitalise local communities through the utilisation of the JET Programme Communicate the JET Programme’s activities to the world I am now aware that a Jamaica participating...

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Japanese Calendar Exhibit set for March 5th

The last Japanese Calendar Exhibition I attended here in Jamaica was in January 2014 when there were celebrations to mark the 50th year of bilateral relations between Jamaica and Japan. Now in 2016, the exhibition will be held later than usual but is still expected...

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Jamaipanese: 10 Years Blogging

In January 2006 I excitedly conquered a slice of the ever-expanding web. I fenced it around, raised my flag and named it Jamaipanese.com. By February 2, 2006, I had made my first post and 10 years later I continue to do it because I enjoy...

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Giant Feline encountered in sector Ja1-Ma!_KA

In routine mission to explore the unknown regions of space with our allies the Gundam Collective we stumbled upon an uncharted section of the extended outer rim we named Ja1-Ma!_KA. According to my preliminary scans this sector demonstrates similar characteristics as the charted “Planet Cubicle”...

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Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2015

It seems just last month I was crafting my best of Jamaipanese.com from 2014 post at the start of this year and now that “new” year is long gone! Hello 2016, I trust you will stick around longer that 2015 did? Throughout last year I...

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Nesbeth – My Dream (Look at me now)

So I am tired, frustrated and reluctantly dragging myself to school after work, squished into a route taxi, in traffic, rain is pouring and there is no air conditioning. Then a track comes on the radio with a memorable intro, an infectious beat and lyrics...

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Jamaica’s Westmoreland twins with Tottori

Jamaica and Japan’s strong diplomatic ties were strengthened further recently with the announcement that a twinning agreement has been signed between Jamaica’s eighth largest parish, Westmoreland and Japan’s Tottori. Details below. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday (October 8), for the twining...

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