Tagged: tokyo

Operation Visit Japan in the home stretch

Jamaipanese.com is over five years old but my love for Japan goes back longer than that. Almost 18 months ago I started Operation Visit Japan that focused on slewing the financial behemoth a trip Jamaica to Japan is. Financially all is set now now and...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2011 Information

Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Japan will once again host the One Love Jamaica Festival. The dates for the staging of the festival this year is Saturday 21st of May to SundayMay 22nd. I’ve been following the One Love Jamaica Festival from afar for a few years...

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8.9 Magnitude Earthquake hits north-east Japan

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit just off the coast of Sendai in North-East Japan earlier today at about 2:46pm Japan time. The powerful temour was recorded by the US Geological Survey and is the 6th most powerful earthquake ever recorded anywhere in the world....

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Tohoku Shinkansen Links Tokyo with Aomori

Aomori Prefecture is at the northern tip of HonshÅ«, Japan’s main island and is now home to two brand new train stations and fully connected to the country’s high speed rail network. The Tohoku Shinkansen Line has expanded to Shin-Aomori Station which now connects it to...

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Pedestrian Zone in Akihabara to Reopen

Akihabara is a sacred place for otaku and technophiles. Massive department stores stocked with electronics, maid cafes, street performances, video game stores, dozens of shops offering anime merchandise etc. It’s a place I have always dreamed of visiting and will be the main stop for a day...

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Sorakara-chan – Tokyo Sky Tree mascot

Tokyo Sky Tree is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower under construction in Sumida ward of Tokyo, Japan that is expected to be finished  in December 2011 and officially opened in Spring 2012. It would go against all things Japan if it didn’t have it’s...

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Tokyo Game Show 2010 Cosplay

New video games are nice and although Tokyo Game Show is held once a year to showoff the latest and best from most Japanese gaming companies I like to look out for more than just the video games. So stop watching that new Last Guardian...

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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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Tokyo Game Show 2010 Information

TGS 2010 Mascot/Idol

The 20th staging of the Tokyo Game Show is now only a month away. TGS 2010 will take place over a four-day period from Thursday, September 16 to Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Makuhari Messe in Mihama-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture. As usual the first...

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