Solid State Drive upgrade for my aging Gaming PC

I often day-dream about some day owning uber awesome gaming rig complete with $1000 graphics cards, dual 32 inch monitors and a computer chair that beams me into the kitchen/bathroom/bedroom and back at the click of a button. Then I wake up and I look...

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Jamaipanese portrait by @Khisayama – Thank You!

A few days ago during my regular perusal of the Twittersphere I happened upon a tweet by my pal  @RYOtheSKYWALKER that showed a cool-looking portrait of himself. I asked about it and he revealed that it was done by portrait painter @Khisayama. I inquired about getting one...

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Japan Earthquake 2 Years Later

Two years ago today on March 11th 2011 Japan was rocked by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake plus the resulting tsunami and nuclear problems is collectively known as the Tōhoku Disaster. The disaster affected Japan greatly and the effects were felt globally. When I...

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Birthday Celebrations at Japanese Restaurant Cocoro

Ever since learning about Japanese restaurant Cocoro in late 2010 I’ve always wanted to visit. Billed as the best place in Jamaica for high-quality, affordable, authentic Japanese cuisine I had very high hopes. A friend of mine I met at college named Richard is “almost”...

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Dragon Ball Canned Drinks help raise your power level

Feeling that you are not strong enough lately? Are you being defeated by inferior adversaries? Not able to punch through steel or run 100 metres 10x faster than Usain Bolt anymore? Then the DyDo beverage company in Japan has a special limited edition product just...

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Learning to Love Computer Programming

Information technology is a wide field that provides a variety of options of study and specialization. In today’s world technology is everywhere and impacts on every aspect of our lives in one way or another. That is one of the reasons I decided to do...

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Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

I rediscovered a short film I first saw a few months ago called Little Kaiju that I forgot to share. The 3 minute short film combines the sights of Tokyo with an animated character that makes memorable viewing and maybe a subliminal message? The whimsical journey of a...

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Help me Rediscover my Anime Mojo

I’ve barely watched any anime in at almost two years. I can’t put my finger on the one singular reason why instead I think it is a combination of reasons. From my seasonal anime previews and reviews of the past I used to check out...

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Today marks 7 Years of Blogging on Jamaipanese.com

Seven years go today I made my first post on Jamaipanese.com, young and bright-eyed, excited about studying a foreign language and exploring a fascinating culture. Fast forward to today, at this very moment, I am not as immature but still entranced by Japan while busy...

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Jamaipanese.com wins big at Jamaica Blog Awards

Today is a good day for Jamaipanese.com. At the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Blog Awards at  South Beach Cafe in Kingston I won a personal achievement award for excellence in blogging. As a longtime blogger being recognized for my work over the years on Jamaipanese.com...

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