Tagged: japan

inter // states by Samuel Cockedey

I am a sucker for time-lapse videos so much so that I am considering doing one for Kingston when I have the right camera equipment. I have blogged about various time-lapses featuring locations all over one of the most popular being static : pulse done...

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Interesting Fall 2010 Anime

End of Summer already? Too bad? Yes I know but there is one thing to take heart from, the beginning of an all new season for all new anime series! My Interesting Summer 2010 Anime list unearthed 2 great gems in Highschool of the Dead...

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Genki Sudo’s World Order Album Music Videos

My occasional foray into Japanese popular music or J-pop unearths some real gems from time to time and I think I have found another, a self titled dance, trance, electronic musical album called World Order presented by Genki Sudo a retired Japanese mixed martial artist...

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Operation Visit Japan – September 2010 Report

I am now nine months into Operation Visit Japan which means I am now past the halfway point and pretty soon I’ll be heading into the home stretch. My constant research into what to do and where to go when I get to Japan continues...

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Fullmetal Alchemist Postage Stamp Giveaway!

The people who run the Japanese postal System are obviously cool people and from time to time they issue limited edition stamps that not only feature boring things like flowers, shrines and antique statues but also uber awesome things like anime that would make fans...

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Tokyo Game Show 2010 Cosplay

New video games are nice and although Tokyo Game Show is held once a year to showoff the latest and best from most Japanese gaming companies I like to look out for more than just the video games. So stop watching that new Last Guardian...

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Japan seeks CARICOM’s Cooperation

Japan recently hosted the foreign ministers of a couple Caribbean islands at a meeting in Tokyo called the Japan-Caricom ministerial conference chaired by Japanese foreign minister Katsuya Okada. The Caribbean ministers brought up topics such as climate change, earthquake-hit Haiti, reform of the Security Council...

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Seya Police Station’s new Kawaii Mascots

meeet Ajisai Seyano and Keyaki Seyano

Japan is well renowned to be a land of lovers of all things cute. Hello Kitty and Pikachu are two of the biggest starts in Japan because they both rank highly on the adorable meter. Japan lived up to the cute-loving reputation when a police...

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Shinkansen Chopsticks FTW!

I saw something recently that made me realize realize something very very important – I love Japanese trains more than Star Wars O.o! I experienced a geekgasm when I saw the Star Wars chopsticks a while back but the new Shinkansen ones have the aspiring...

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Yakuza 4 keeps looking better and better

The Yakuza series of games or Ryū ga Gotoku as it is known in Japan is a series of games that I have always looked on from afar and admired but have been unable to play due to inaccessibility or a watered down western release....

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