Quakebook – 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake

I have been following the progress of Quakebook, a brilliant idea by fellow J-Blogger Our Man in Obiko who after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that affected north east Japan on March 11th 2011 spearheaded a call for contributions and material for a book that would be sold and proceeds donated to the Japan Red Cross to … Continue reading Quakebook – 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake

Tōhoku Disaster helps to explain why I love Japan

On March 11th 2011 North-east Japan was rocked by a powerful earthquake that triggered a destructive tsunami that devastated the coast and killed thousands of Japanese. Following up closely on that double whammy was the news (which unfolded right before the eyes of the world) that one of the nuclear power plants in the affected area … Continue reading Tōhoku Disaster helps to explain why I love Japan

Possible Nuclear Plant Radiation Crisis in Japan

Japan is trying to avoid a possible Nuclear Plant Radiation Crisis that could affect densely populated areas. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in the north-east of the country continues to face problems, there are a number of the nuclear reactors housed at the facility. The Fukushima plant is one of the largest nuclear power stations in the … Continue reading Possible Nuclear Plant Radiation Crisis in Japan

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. The earthquake was unbelievably powerful but the bulk of the damage and … Continue reading 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake hits north-east Japan

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 – First Impressions

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 is the first anime off my interesting summer 2009 anime watchlist. After enjoying Eden of the East I was interested in picking up another real world type anime with an interesting plot which feeds on my post apocalyptic obsession. Siblings Mirai and Yuuki are on summer vacation. Yuuki is excited about attending … Continue reading Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 – First Impressions