8.9 Magnitude Earthquake hits north-east Japan

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit just off the coast of Sendai in North-East Japan earlier today at about 2:46pm Japan time. The powerful temour was recorded by the US Geological Survey and is the 6th most powerful earthquake ever recorded anywhere in the world....

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X-Men Anime – Character Art and Screenshots

My interest in X-Men didn’t stem from the comics like many other fans of the franchise but actually from watching the Saturday morning cartoon while growing up and collecting the toys which along with those from transformers were all the rage during my childhood. All...

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E5 Series Shinkansen makes Official debut

Train enthusiasts in Japan are ecstatic as East Japan Railway Company (JR East) official debuted the E5 Series Shinkansen or “Hayabusa” today which will be operating on the Tōhoku Shinkansen Line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori with major stations like Sendai and Morioka. Hayabusa is Japanese for...

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Japan wants your cell phone to be more Human

Technology and innovation is serious business in Japan, they have a myriad of research institutions and most of their universities actual “institutions of higher education and research.” However to an individual without an open mind many things coming from Japan would seem rather “different” for lack of...

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Operation Visit Japan – February 2011 Report

Over the months that Operation Visit Japan has be underway I have gone from feeling tingly inside, to bouncing around in my chair to now wanting to do adrenaline fuel somersaults. Its that time again to write up an update on how the savings are going for...

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Gunpla Family Web Drama

I’ve been meaning to share an interesting web series I discovered a while back via Twitter I think. A web drama featuring a Japanese family obsessed with Gundam anime figures or “Gunpla.” This web series was created and aired in Japan while Gundam OO was...

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Japan’s Elderly Rebel against their Robot Overlords

Did I use the word “overlord” in the title, well maybe I am exaggerating a little but the geek in me tends to exaggerate when talking about robots, but it seems like I’m not the only geek prone to exaggerating as a BBC writer used the same word!...

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Jamaipanese.com design and layout changes

Tweaking and changing things on Jamaipanese.com is a never-ending process especially since converting to WordPress so many moons ago. I haven’t done such drastic changes in a while nor have I updated much on what I have been doing or done for quite a while so why not do...

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Jamaica Pegasus Tweetup “Tweetheart” Edition

The Jamaica Pegasus is a 300+ room, 17 story hotel in the heart of Kingston’s business district. In an effort to target young and trendy professionals they have embraced social media as an important tool in expanding their customer market and highlighting their products and services. Their...

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Kore wa Zombie desu ka? – First Impressions

The good thing about Zombies is that they are never out of season. Kore wa Zombie desu ka is an anime series that premiered in the winter that I overlooked but decided to give a try after hearing a lot about in the anime loving...

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