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The Cosplayers Of Japan’s Comic-Con: Comiket
Do you like anime? How about manga? What about plain old Japanese eccentricities? Well, welcome to Tokyo’s Comiket – Comic […]
Serentiy In A Warzone…
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Serenity.” When I first saw the prompt for this week’s Photo Challenge […]
Who’s Ready For A Japanese Marathon?!
Being a part of the JET programme doesn’t just mean teaching English. It is also about bonding with the local […]
Japanese New Year’s: “Festivals, Food & A Horrible Fortune”
2015 is rolling and everyone is probably recovering from the New Year’s festivities….I know I certainly am. If you ever […]
Why I’m Blogging…
Right now there’s a lot of people my age or younger who are resigning themselves to staying in their own […]
A New Year, A New Tradition
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “New.” In Japan there is a tradition called Hatsumode – the […]
And Emperor Komei Said, “Learn To Read!”
Recently, the senior high school that I’m teaching English at here in Japan just celebrated its 150th anniversary. That’s right […]
How I managed a homemade Thanksgiving in Japan!
In my previous blog I showed you all a Thanksgiving event put on by the Japan-America Society of Osaka. While […]
Thanksgiving in Japan? In Osaka? With the US Consulate?! Why not.
I find myself writing this on the fourth Thursday of November, in Japan. Yet, back in the US it is […]