Discovery Channel feature: Super Japan

I surfed into a video about why Japanese trains are so punctual and discovered a multi-part series aired on Discovery Channel Asia titled “Super Japan”. I have watched the first 3 episodes of the very interesting (and short) 5 part series and thought I’d share...

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Samurai Flamenco – First Impressions

After some digging I’ve compiled a decent list of anime I have been checking out over the past week. One of the anime that I have gotten interested in and watched up to episode three at the time of this post is Samurai Flamenco. A quirky...

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Japan Festival a big hit with Jamaicans

The Japan Festival or Nihon Matsuri held yesterday at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew was well attended by Jamaicans. A rain delay caused the event to start a little late but like true Japanese the organizers ran a tight, well-planned show that...

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Transformers: Age of Extinction Teaser Trailer

The Transformers franchise is getting a 4th movie. It is the start of a second trilogy following up on the first trilogy all of which I watched at the theatre and blogged about here on Jamaipanese.com. The first Transformers movie surprisingly didn’t suck (in my eyes), Transformers:...

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Japan Matsuri/Festival Jamaica set for March 8th

Japan and Jamaica will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations and friendship in March .As part of the celebrations, the Embassy of Japan will host the biggest of its yearlong commemorative events the “Nihon Matsuri” Japanese festival at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on March...

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Godzilla! – Movie Trailer

Godzilla is one of those classic popular culture icons that gave me a eureka moment so many years ago when I found out it originated in Japan. First released 1954 the Godzilla franchise is known worldwide with many spin-off films, series, cartoons, toys and memorabilia...

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Playstation 4 finally released in Japan

Why did the Playstation 4, a gaming console from a Japanese company not launch in Japan like every gaming related product the company has produced such as the PSone and PS2 to PS3, PSP, and Vita? With consoles becoming more complexed and producers unable to...

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Lynxx is the new Kitten in town

Longtime readers should remember when I got my first kitten I named ‘Polar’ last summer and how her tragic accidental death left a gulf in my life that I am honestly not completely over. After months and months without a feline pal I was successfully...

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Japan Snippet – Narita Express

The Narita Express was the first trained I took when I arrived in Japan after a 20+ hour 2 plane trip from Kingston to Tokyo. That first relaxing train ride may have contributed to my romantic experience with the Narita Express. Many critics say it...

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