NHK World has an Android app that allows users to view live TV. NHK World is a public broadcasting station similar to the BBC and it produces news and other features primarily related to Japan all day every day. I watch a lot of BBC and CNN personally and I was curious to see how … Continue reading NHK World TV Live on your Android device
Video on demand services like Hulu and Netflix have been producing some excellent series over the past few years. Orange is the New Black immediately comes to mind as an example. Amazon is now looking to get a piece of the VOD pie and The Man in the High Castle though just a pilot episode (so … Continue reading The Man in the High Castle – What if the Allies Lost WWII?
I was tempted to do another "favourite X number of characters from season 4" post similar to the one I did for my 10 Favourite Game of Thrones Characters from Season 2 but alas with half those characters dead I thought it would be best (for my heart) to share a post on some of … Continue reading 9 Reasons why I am a huge Game of Thrones Fan
So what if my blog is primarily about life in Jamaica and my love of Japan. It's been a few weeks since the end of season 2 of Game of Thrones and I am now suffering from Game of Thrones withdrawal syndrome. Season 1 was good, season 2 was even better and season 3 can't … Continue reading My 10 Favourite Game of Thrones Characters from Season 2
When I say I am a "Proud Jamaican" I dont say it lightly, I LOVE my country and I accept ALL it's faults while revel in it's greatness while remaining focused on my task as a Jamaican to do my part to make Jamaican a better place for all. I am not one to focus … Continue reading Jamaican TV in 1984 – JBC Clip
Fuji Television Network, Inc or Fuji TV is one of Japans major television networks, kind of like an ABC or NBC of Japan. Just months after announcing the intention to air a Japanese drama that features the popular social networking website Twitter, Fuji TV has launched a clone of the same service. Imatsubu which translates … Continue reading Another Japan based Twitter Clone – Imatsubu
For the five month period from November 2009 to March 2010 I was a monitor for Japan International Broadcasting Inc or JibTV. Not long after discovering JibTV I made an overview post about the service entitled - Online TV from Japan in English - JibTV in which I described what the service is and even … Continue reading What is it like being a JibTV Monitor?
Usain Bolt is now a household name worldwide after his record breaking achievements at the Beijing Olympic Games as well as at the World Championships in Berlin. Japanese television is well known for its crazy skits, re-enactments and game-shows. Not surprisingly Usain Bolt eventually became the topic of a skit on Japanese TV, a video … Continue reading Bolt vs Gay – Japanese TV Edition
I Survived a Japanese Game Show is a hilarious, fun to watch and quirky television show that premiered on ABC last June. I had no idea such a show was on TV and for almost a year and throughout the first season and a half this show went on without my knowledge. That where the … Continue reading I Survived a Japanese Game Show Season 1
Japan International Broadcasting Incorporated or JIBtv is a recently launched 24 hour online television channel based in Japan. Many of the major television stations in Japan such as Fuji-TV, NHK, TV-Asahi were instrumental in the forming JIBtv and even Microsoft played a role in funding and also the online TV website streams using their Silverlight … Continue reading Online TV from Japan in English – JIBtv