Tagged: japanese

Anime Nation 2014 set for August 16th

The fifth staging of Animation is set for August 16th 2014! Jamaica’s premiere cosplay, anime and gaming event returns, this time at the New Kingston Conference Centre. The event will feature live performances, Japanese cultural exhibits, gaming booths, prizes, giveaways and of course cosplay. Poster...

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Second Year of College Vanquished

Year number two for me in college has come and gone probably even faster that year number one did. Year one had all the excitement and “newness” while year two was a challenging reality check that caused a few stumbles but I was strong enough to...

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Japanese Language Study comes full circle

I recently celebrated the the 8th anniversary of Jamaipanese.com. Way back in 2006 I started this blog to document my study of the Japanese language and share my interest in Japan. In September 2005 I was enrolled in private classes at a small local language...

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Pictures from Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

The 2014 staging of the Japanese Calendar Exhibition was well attended even though the venue was changed from the Sovereign Center to the Four Seasons Hotel. I attended and watched or participated in many Japan-themed activities such as calligraphy, origami, ikebana, quizzes, martial arts, synchronized...

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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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