Hokkaido and Tokyo to be linked via Shinkansen

The Hokuriku Shinkansen launched in March this year connecting  Tokyo to Kanazawa, come March 2016 there will be another Shinkansen launch when Tokyo gets linked with Hokkaido via the Hokkaido Shinkansen. Hokkaido Railway Co. and East Japan Railway Co. will provide 13 round-trips per day...

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Pokemon Go coming to a smartphone near you

Nintendo, the Pokemon Company, Niantic Labs and Game Freak has teamed up and is bringing Pokemon to the real world. Players will soon be able to use their smartphone to catch and trade Pokemon. As a long time Pokemon lover who remains true to the...

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Top 7 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys

Star Wars is an iconic franchise loved by millions of all ages and nationalities. With Star Wars now being a Disney property and also a plethora of books, movies, toys, memorabilia etc being released for the Star Wars its an exciting time to be a...

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Usain Bolt delivers 100m Gold again amid doubts

The 100m at the ongoing World Championships in Berlin like all major atheletics events is the headliner event. In 2015 it has taken on added significance as pundits christened as a “Battle to save the sport” and a “Fight between good and evil”. The evil...

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Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F coming to Jamaica

I might have been the last anime geek in Jamaica to find out but its been confirmed that Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F is coming to local theatres at the end of August.This is a HUGE deal here in Jamaica as there are often important...

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Nicola Williams: Sharing the Japan Experience

Today’s interview post features Nicola Williams a young, intelligent Jamaican woman who arrived in Japan in July 2014 to participate in the JET programme. I met Nicola at the send-off reception for the 2014 JETS and what struck me was how calm and confident she...

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Attack on Titan: Junior High – anime adaptation

The spin-off manga Attack on Titan: Junior High  known as Shingeki! Kyojin Chūgakkō in Japan which is  based on Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan manga is getting a television anime adaptation. Retaining the spoiler-free surprise factor I’ve never heard of the manga before this announcement...

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Star Wars: Lords of the Sith

I’ve grown into somewhat of a Darth Vader fanboy in recent years. One of the most iconic villains in entertainment history has an interesting story and the body-count to go with it. After enjoying Star Wars: Tarkin I turned my geeky eyes on any other...

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I am a Chibi Samurai thanks to @mira_art0

Surfing through Instagram recetnly I came upon a page by @mira_art0 with some adorable chibi art. I spent a few minutes perusing the collection before leaving a comment asking I could get a chibi version of myself drawn. I was quickly contacted and a few...

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