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The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn

the ghost in the tokaido inn book cover

I have been mostly staying true to my promise of trying to rekindle my long extinguished book worm fire by reading before I fall asleep at nights. I don’t read every night but on an average of 3 or so nights a week I jump...

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Otaku Encyclopedia – Book Review

The Otaku Encyclopedia: An Insider’s Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan is a book I picked up and blogged about early last month that I have been reading in my free time since. As the title of the book states the Otaku Encyclopedia is...

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Otaku Encyclopedia and Crazy for Kanji

My quest to rediscover my reading mojo has been proving quite successful, the last Japan related book I read through was Japan: An Illustrated History and a few school and non Japan related books later I decided to get two more books, they are Crazy...

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Japan an Illustrated History – Book Review

A couple weeks ago I bought a couple books to help me in my quest to rediscover my reading mojo. I have been diligently keeping my promise to read more with my preferred reading time being just before bed. I have now finished reading Japan...

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Japan an Illustrated History

I haven’t been reading as much as I used to lately. In between work, video games, anime, blogging, TV, the internet and other activities I don’t have much time left for reading anymore. Since meeting Sachiyo-san and acquiring a copy of her book about gender...

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I met Sachiyo Morimoto yesterday

Who is that is probably the first thing you are asking after reading the post title above. Sachiyo Morimoto is a Japanese journalist, independent publisher, translator, book author and a Jamaica music and culture enthusiast originally from Kagawa Japan. She has been interested in Jamaica...

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Japanese Author writes about Gender and Sexuality in Jamaica

A Japanese author named Sachiyo Morimoto has teamed up with Jamaican scholars, entertainers and regular citizens to write a book about gender and sexuality in Jamaica. Among the chapters in the book – which is in English and Japanese – are ”Chi Chi Man Fi...

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Japanese study material has arrived

I have tonnes of Japanese study material, all kinds of text books, notebooks, workbooks, print-outs, websites and audio CDs but with my busy life it’s hard for me to find enough time to study and the little time I get I am tired or mentally...

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