Samurai Flamenco – I tried really hard to like it

When I wrote my first impressions post for Samurai Flamenco a few months ago I described it as a "quirky superhero-themed comedy drama that although seemed off-putting at first actually became more interesting as I watched the first few episodes." Now after watching all 22 episodes of Samurai Flamenco I'd describe it as an anime with … Continue reading Samurai Flamenco – I tried really hard to like it

A Samurai Never Fears Death – Book Review

The fifth book in the Samurai Mysteries series by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler is called "A Samurai Never Fears Death" and follows up on the first four in the series Ghost in the Tokaido Inn, Demon in the Teahouse, In Darkness, Death and The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass. My interest in the series still hasn't waned and A Samurai … Continue reading A Samurai Never Fears Death – Book Review

Japanese Women clinch World Cup title

The Women's football team from Japan won their first ever World Cup after they beat the United States of America in the final held in Frankfurt Germany in a stadium full to it's 50,000 capacity. I had been following highlights from each match throughout the tournament and must say I am surprised that the Japanese women made it all they way. Looking … Continue reading Japanese Women clinch World Cup title

The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass – Book Review

The forth book in the Samurai Mysteries series by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler is called The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass. I have already read the first 3 books in the series Ghost in the Tokaido Inn, Demon in the Teahouse and In Darkness, Death which all had their individual and overlapping merits. I wondered after devouring 3 … Continue reading The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass – Book Review