King of Tokyo Unboxing

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King of Tokyo allows 2 to 6 players to play as GigaMonsters or what fans like me of monster movies would call Kaiju. The monsters under the control of the players can attack, heal and evolve as they duke it out for the title of...

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress – First Impressions

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My on of off ride on the anime train continues as I hop on again to check out Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress or Koutetsujou no Kabaneri. Right out the gate the Attack on Titan similarities jump out at you. Humans living in fear of...

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Hokkaido Shinkansen Line opens

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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...

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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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...

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jaPODCAST – 5: Interview: Rochelle talks life in Japan as a Jamaican JET

My first interview with a Guest is Rochelle Brooks-Mighty; A Jamaica JET participant living and working in Japan. This interview is following up on previous blog posts with awesome text interviews of Jamaica JETs Marc Mundy and Nicola Williams who are living and working in...

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Valkyria Chronicles PC Game

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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...

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JET Programme Video Contest – “THIS IS JAPAN”

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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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