Year: 2019

Japan Scene 8: My Japanese rap album?

I didn’t know that I’d one day be an international rap superstar releasing a Japanese rap album. My fandom started off small but quickly grew...

I have a complaint – Japanese Children’s book

γ΅γΎγ‚“γŒγ‚γ‚ŠγΎγ™! My up and down journey to learn Japanese continues. Reading remains one of the most difficult aspects of me learning Japanese, so I try...

Adoring fans watch me use chopsticks

Living in Japan has it’s “charms” but sometimes an interaction or experience that might seem funny or cute to one person might be the opposite...

Unko Kanji Drill books

Japan’s unusual humour strikes again in the form of Unko Kanji Drill books. “Unko” means “poop” in Japanese and these books are popular among children...

Sumikko Gurashi – School Life Begins

Japan is famous for its myriad of characters. Characters like Anpanman, Doraemon and Pikachu generate billions of dollars yearly and believe it or not dwarf...

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered

Final Fantasy VIII is my favourite Final Fantasy game of all time. It is usually tagged as the “black sheep” of the long-running final fantasy...

Arakura Fuji Sengen Shrine

Arakura Fuji Sengen Shrine is the poster child for scenic views of Mount Fuji and a landscape that changes drastically with the seasons. The shrine...