Tagged: tokyo

Hokuriku Shinkansen – Tokyo-Kanazawa

Japan’s newest bullet train is set to start service on March 14th. The Hokuriku Shinkansen will operate between Nagano and Kanazawa. The new route will provide scenic views of the passing countryside such as the  Tateyama Range which looks spectacular in varying seasons. The Hokuriku Shinkansen is a...

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Tokyo Ghoul – First Impressions

Tokyo Ghoul is a new anime which began airing a few weeks ago. It is based off a manga series by Sui Ishida. This was the first anime from the Summer 2014 lineup I decided to take a look at as I liked the art style...

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Yakuza Ishin Caught my Eye at Tokyo Game Show 2013

Yakuza Ishin - PS4

Yakuza Ishin, the next installment of the long running Yakuza series is being described as “Grand Theft Auto” set in 18th century Japan. Sadly though, it may never be released outside of Japan, although with the PS4 being region free, one could technically buy it...

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Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic games after beating out Madrid and Istanbul in the final round of voting. Tokyo became the first Asian country to host an Olympic Games in 1964 and although their bid to host the 2016 games was strong they narrowly...

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Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

I rediscovered a short film I first saw a few months ago called Little Kaiju that I forgot to share. The 3 minute short film combines the sights of Tokyo with an animated character that makes memorable viewing and maybe a subliminal message? The whimsical journey of a...

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Jamaipanese.com Youtube Channel Updates

Since last October I have been going through the dozens of videos I recorded while in Japan and picking out of few that I seem share-able and have been uploading them to Youtube. Most of the uploads are short clips on average around a minute...

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ANA – Is Japan Cool? Win a trip to Japan

I have been secretly battling “Japan Withdrawal Syndrome”, wishing, wanting and yearning to experience the feeling of landing in Japan again. That indescribable feeling I got as I explored places such as Todai-ji, Gundam Cafe, The great Buddha of Kamakura, Tokyo Game show 2011 and Nijo...

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Gundam Themed Hotel Rooms

It is a good time to be a Gundam fan – Life-sized Gundam standing in Tokyo, a Gundam Cafe, Gundam Phone, Gundam Plane and a Gundam Museum, the only things is missing is… Gundam themed hotel rooms! The geniouses and the Grand Pacific Le Daiba which...

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Jamaican Ambassador to Japan hoping to build closer ties – Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Gleaner today features an article by Hasani Walters entitled “Jamaican Ambassador To Japan Dreams Of More.” The article features Jamaica’s Ambassador to Japan Her Excellency Claudia Cecile Barnes speaking about her experience at the One Love Jamaica Festival held in Tokyo Japan yearly and her plans and...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2012 – Photos + Video

Another year, another spring and Tokyo came alive over the weekend with the 2012 staging of the One Love Jamaica Festival in Yoyogi Park. Jamaican food, music and culture attracted thousands of international expats, local fans of Jamaica and Jamaicans living and working in Japan...

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