Tagged: japanese

Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

Its that time of year again when the Japanese Embassy in Jamaica hosts a Calendar Exhibition that allows Jamaicans an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture as well as score some beautiful 2014 calendars. 2014 is also a special year because it marks the 50th...

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Anime Nation 2013 will be on August 10th

It’s that time of year again Jamaica Cosplayaz in Association with The Embassy of Japan in Jamaica presents Anime Nation. Anime Nation 2013 will be held at Waterfalls located 160 Old Hope Road and admission will be JA$300. Prizes, surprises, cosplay competition and live performances from Acmatic, Robot Taxi...

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Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest 2013

The year 2014 will mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan. One of the first events to mark this occasion is a Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest. The poster contest is open to all high school students in Jamaica and the...

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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – May 2013

Its been a while since I trudged around in the Jamaipanese.com archives to gasp at some of my immature posts and gut wrenching grammatical errors. With school and so many other things on my plate all I can do is reflect on the days when I made...

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Birthday Celebrations at Japanese Restaurant Cocoro

Ever since learning about Japanese restaurant Cocoro in late 2010 I’ve always wanted to visit. Billed as the best place in Jamaica for high-quality, affordable, authentic Japanese cuisine I had very high hopes. A friend of mine I met at college named Richard is “almost”...

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Japanese Kana – Google Chrome Extension

I continue to be stuck in my Japanese learning rut. Work, life, procrastination and indiscipline battle my every attept to stick to a Japanese learning and practice schedule which has forced me to trying different ways to retain the little Japanese I know while slowly...

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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – June 2012

Jamaipanese.com is quite the old timer in blogging years. Since my first post in February 2006 – I have made hundreds of posts since covering a myriad of topics related my life in Jamaica and love for Japan. Occasionally I like to delve into my...

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Eating Okonomiyaki in Kyoto

Okonomiyaki

Just about every waking hour of my Japan experience was enjoyable and memorable in some way or another. Even when it became time eat I was still being adventurous almost all the time. I have already covered quite a few of my gastronomical adventures when...

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Practical Japanese: No Smoking in Car No 12

Welcome to the third entry in a series I am calling “practical Japanese” where I share a photo or video showing hiragana, katakana or kanji being used in a practical everyday sense. The aim is to expand the vocabulary of fellow Japanese learners so they...

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Cooking Japanese in Jamaica – New Gleaner Lifestyle series

I was pleasantly surprised when reading the Jamaica Gleaner online today to discover the first entry in what is promised to be a  new series called “Cooking Japanese in Jamaica”. It will be written by Japanese national Ai Irisawa-Coney and will teach readers how to make some...

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