Roots Rock Reggae Party in Japan

Japan’s love affair with Jamaican music continues. Shibuya’s Seco Bar and Lounge is set to be transformed into a Caribbean themed party complete with Jamaican food like jerk chicken and patties on April 25th, May 23rd and June 27th. Poster, full details and directions below....

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You know you are a Car Freak when…

You know you are too much of a car freak when you see the photo below and your pupils dilate, your mouth water and you get that fuzzy feelings inside. The trouble is there are 20 beautiful young and very attractive young Japanese ladies and...

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Japansoc Poken Contest Entry

The nice guys over at Japansoc.org are having a wonderful giveaway. It is super easy to enter and you could win the latest gadget to take the interwebs and social gatherings by storm – a very useful gadget that I sure will be a gobal...

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Valkyria Chronicles – First Impressions

Valkyria Chronicles was the first pick on my list of most anticipated anime premiering in Spring 2009. I’ve watched the first 2 episodes of Valkyria Chronicles and although it started a little slow I am starting to warm up to this anime although I have...

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In Japan People Dance for Chewing Gum

What do you get when you mix two super famous people, dancing, 1 million yen, catchy music, chewing gum, a brilliant marketing campaign, youtube and a dash of hairy but cute? – the formula for viral marketing, at least in Japan. How was that video...

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GN-X III A-Laws Gundam 00 Figure

My third 1/144 scale Gundam figure, a GN-X III A-Laws arrived just before the long Easter weekend. I put it together last Friday and introduced him to his gunpla siblings the following night. I was a little hesitant about buying the A-Laws mobile suit thinking...

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