Jamaipanese.com hits 1000 Facebook Fans

There is a lot going on in my life right now. College life while still working full-time is starting to really stretch me and thought the posts on Jamaipanese.com has slowed down a little I am still making notes and have a couple interested projects working on...

More

One Year ago Today I Landed in Japan

A year ago today I landed in the land of the rising sun, when I landed the sun was setting, but after 20+ hours on 3 different flights and time traveling 2 days in the future I stepped off the plane in Tokyo too tired...

More

Jamaipanese goes to College – First Day

Yesterday I opened yet another new chapter in my life, a chapter that for the next four years will be filled with stories, experiences and lessons related to my life as a University student. Year after year since leaving High School I aimed to get...

More

ANA – Is Japan Cool? Win a trip to Japan

I have been secretly battling “Japan Withdrawal Syndrome”, wishing, wanting and yearning to experience the feeling of landing in Japan again. That indescribable feeling I got as I explored places such as Todai-ji, Gundam Cafe, The great Buddha of Kamakura, Tokyo Game show 2011 and Nijo...

More

Al Jazeera feature – Battling the Yakuza

The Yakuza are criminal groups and organizations based in Japan. Their origin can be traced back hundreds of years and there has been a massive crackdown on Yakuza in Japan recently. As a foreigner I know very little about Yakuza but as a Japan enthusiast I have read about...

More

Jamaica’s Medals at the 2012 London Olympics

The sprinting capital of the world has had another successful Olympics. 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals for a total of 12 medals, our best haul in terms of number of medals but our second best in terms of quality of medals....

More

Anime Nation 2012 set for August 10th

Anime Nation is back for the third year running. Jamaica’s very own anime convention featuring cosplay, live performances, prizes and surprises will be held on August 10th 2012 from 6:30pm to midnight. The new venue this year will be Waterfalls – located at 160 Old...

More

Japan Snippet – Osaka Skyline from the Floating Garden

sdadada

One of my few regrets related to my trip to Japan last year was that I didn’t get the opportunity to spend more time in Osaka. Historically the commercial centre of Japan it has been eclipsed in the eyes of many by Tokyo in recent...

More