Tagged: japan

Jamaicans are cooler than Japanese!

Yes, you read right, but I wasn’t the one who unscientifically stated that it was the guys over at CNNGo a special online magazine type website that focuses on major Asian cities. CNNGo writer Barry Neild decided to go global and decide the world’s coolest...

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Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2011

Its that time of year again and I attended my third Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition at Sovereign Shopping Center in Liguanea St Andrew. As one of the few Japan related events that is held in Jamaica I had to attend but unfortunately I was a bit...

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2011 Asian Cup – Japan will win it!

The football fan in me doesn’t only get excited every four years when the FIFA World Cup of rolls around. I keep up to date with most major regional tournaments like the Africa Cup of Nations, European Championships and my region’s own CONCACAF Gold Cup...

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Japan creates Robot Safety Center

So many people think the world will be destroyed by some natural phenomenon that may or may not be influenced by global warming, war or religion etc but I would like to categorically state that that is not the case. Every individual  with any semblance of intelligence  knows that...

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Operation Visit Japan – December 2010 Report

In the blink of an eye the year 2010 has passed us by, I think it has been a fairly productive year for me personally but as it relates to my blog it has been excellent. Operation Visit Japan was started in January 2010 as...

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Honda debuts Solar-powered charging station

The basic gas station hasn’t evolved much in the last 80 years or so. The rise of fossil fuels over the last century has made them a regular sight on the roads, but with the world’s gas resources rapidly diminishing it has led to various initiatives to find a...

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Japan’s Gundam vs the Chinese Counterfeit

Japan’s giant Gundam that was built and first appeared in Odaiba Japan and was a huge hit. After it was taken down in was re-built with a few upgrades and is now on display in Shizouka where it will remain until March 2011. Something so...

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My Japan by Mauro Puccini

I have found another awesome video, this time containing a mash-up of dozens of pictures taken in Japan by Mauro Puccini. A product of a two month trek through Japan via car and taking photographs of the sights along they way. Fuji, Shimuzu, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Ueno,...

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Tohoku Shinkansen Links Tokyo with Aomori

Aomori Prefecture is at the northern tip of HonshÅ«, Japan’s main island and is now home to two brand new train stations and fully connected to the country’s high speed rail network. The Tohoku Shinkansen Line has expanded to Shin-Aomori Station which now connects it to...

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Pedestrian Zone in Akihabara to Reopen

Akihabara is a sacred place for otaku and technophiles. Massive department stores stocked with electronics, maid cafes, street performances, video game stores, dozens of shops offering anime merchandise etc. It’s a place I have always dreamed of visiting and will be the main stop for a day...

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