Hello 2015! I had a very restful holiday season and a very productive 2014. I changed jobs, continued to do well in school and checked off most of the goals I had planned for the year. In comes 2015 with a fresh set of dreams and aspirations. Blogging for me in 2014 was just as … Continue reading Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2014
Anime Nation continues to grow from strength to strength. Now in its fifth year the annual anime and Japanese cultural expo did not disappoint for 2014. The new venue at the New Kingston Business centre is the perfect location for the event. It is quite the step up from the dimly lit, cramped furnace of … Continue reading Anime Nation 2014
Aldnoah Zero is the second anime I took a look at from the spring 2014 season premieres after Tokyo Ghoul. There are a number of mecha anime premiering this spring but Aldnoah Zero seemed the most interesting and after watching the first three episodes I must say I am hooked and expect good things from … Continue reading Aldnoah Zero – First Impressions
Today, July 13th has been recognized for a few years now as "Geekness Day". A day when geeks all over the world stand up and cerebrate their geekness. I have been invited to participate this year and below you can find a couple questions and answers that gives some insight into myself as a geek! … Continue reading Happy Geekness Day to all!
Mash the Button 2014 has come and gone but I must say it was an epic tournament with food, fun, friends, and most importantly video games. Held on May 31st at the A Bar restaurant and lounge in Kingston the tournament was well supported with competitors from all over Jamaica and a couple from overseas competing … Continue reading Mash Di Button 2014 – Fighting Game Tournament Recap!
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 for the event below. The stars didn't align and my … Continue reading Anime Nation 2014 set for August 16th
My long overdue write-up of the April 2014 Loot Crate is finally live. After the awesomeness (minus the poor customer service fiasco) of the March 2014 Loot Crate with the theme "Titan" the April 2014 Loot Crate with the theme "Dragon" would have to try very very hard to top that. Appealing Dragon theme, disappointing … Continue reading Loot Crate – April 2014 – “DRAGON”
Its been a long time since I attended a fighting game tournament. I'll probably never be skilled enough to compete but I'm looking forward to attending the 2014 staging of "Mash Di Button 2014" on May 31st at the A Bar restaurant and lounge in Kingston. Details of the tournament in the flier below as … Continue reading Mash Di Button 2014 – Fighting Game Tournament
As a child I remember watching very grainy, poorly translated movies featuring what looked like a giant dinosaur fighting other giant creatures while destroying the city of Tokyo. He fought everything from three-headed dragons (King Ghidorah) to the mechanized version of himself (Mechagodzilla) and he was both terrifying and cool at the same time.My young … Continue reading Godzilla – The King of the Monsters
The Transformers franchise is getting a 4th movie. It is the start of a second trilogy following up on the first trilogy all of which I watched at the theatre and blogged about here on Jamaipanese.com. The first Transformers movie surprisingly didn't suck (in my eyes), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is my favourite of the movies so … Continue reading Transformers: Age of Extinction Teaser Trailer