Tagged: japan

Crowds Flock Gundam in Odaiba Tokyo

The Full scale 18 meter tall, 35 ton RX-78-2 Gundam in Odaiba, Tokyo Japan took very little time to be built and was completed long before it was official unveiled On July 11th. The crowds were already gathering when only the legs were up and...

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Japan’s Obsession with Blood Types

A few days ago I was asked to donate blood  for a coworker’s father who was about to undergo an operation. A few years ago I was scared of needles albeit not as bad as some of my friends. Over time though I slew the...

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I Speak Japanese – Japan focused Videos

For the past few months I have been enjoying an excellent blog called I Speak Japanese more specifically their video entries entitled “Happy Hour Japan”. The blog is updated primarily with video posts by fellow Japan enthusiasts Aaron and Kevin who have both visited and...

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i-Real Personal Mobility Vehicle by Toyota

Japan keeps coming up with more and more exotic uses for technology, but what might seem strange and almost humorous now might be something massive in the future. Take the i-Real from Toyota as an example, two years ago it was revealed to the world...

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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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Japan to use Point System for Foreigners

The government of Japan is planning to introduce a point system for foreigners wishing to live and work in Japan similar to ones already used in Britain, Canada and other countries. Developed countries are competing for the skills of well educated and qualified professionals but...

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Lunar Orbiter Kaguya’s Mission ends

Japan’s Kaguya probe was launched in late 2007. It’s official name was Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE) and it was produced by the the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) with the aim of studying the origins and geologic evolution of the moon as well as...

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Meet Japan’s E5 Series Shinkansen

Come Spring 2011 Japan will add another Shinkansen model to it’s already impressive lineup. The E5 Series Shinkansen will be put to work by JR East and run from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori in just over 3 hours eventually reaching speeds of 320 kilometers per hour....

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Ryo the Skywalker – Japareggae Artist

Over the years since starting this blog I have had to the opportunity to meet many persons who share my interest in Japan both locally and online. I have also met many Japanese persons who who share a similar interest in Jamaica that I do...

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Toilet Paper Horror from Japan

Imagine sitting on your toilet passing waste and in your boredom rip a piece of toilet paper like you have done hundreds of times before, only difference is this time you notice that something is written on the paper. You start reading only to learn...

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