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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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Get up and go – Tokyo Time Lapse

Following on in the line of Japan themed videos and time lapses I have been discovering is this latest one from Stefan Werc called “get up and go.” A beautiful 2 and a half minute long visual high for fans of Japan, Tokyo and modern...

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Coracoes Sujos Post WWII Japanese in Brazil

Coracoes Sujos or “Dirty Hearts” is a new film by Brazilian filmmaker Vicente Amorim and is based off a fictional book written by Fernando Morais about the chaos in Brazil’s sizable Japanese immigrant population following Japan’s World War II loss. The Japanese immigrant community in...

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Operation Visit Japan – August 2010 Report

It has now been eight months since Operation Visit Japan started in January of this year. Right on cue and just as pre-planed I have passed the 50% mark halfway through the operation. I’ve been experimenting a lot with my blog and working on ways...

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Smart Vending Machines unveiled in Japan

Japan is vending machine land and it is estimated that there is a vending machine for every 23 Japanese person. Billions on dollars of sales are generated each year by vending machines in Japan  so there is stiff competition from manufacturers to stay ahead of...

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Japan bidding to Host 2022 World Cup

The 2010 World Cup only recently finished after being successfully staged in South Africa. We already know that the 2014 world Cup is headed to Brazil and that it is widely believed that the 2018 games will be awarded to a European country. However the...

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My Dream Home in Japan? New meets Old

I have a appreciation for really old things, there is something fascinating about them and I might sound weird but believe that really old things have developed personalities over time no matter if it’s a simple old coin or the pyramids of Giza. At the...

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