Category: Japan

Wretched Winter Weather

Its the middle of February; Valentines Day is gone (not that it mattered) and its less than a month until my birthday. I’m going through...

Jerk Chicken for School lunch in Japan

Japanese people are usually not fond of spicy food. Japanese food is generally not the type that will make your taste buds jump up and...

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...

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...

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...