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It's Hanami Time!

Apr 8th, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
Cherry Blossom Season 2014 is here! Arguably one of the best times to be in Japan and enjoy this fleeting and mesmerizingly beautiful season. Dating back all the way to 710AD, the custom of flower watching has become a mainstay of Japanese culture here (in Japan) and around the world. Read More

The 311 3rd Anniversary

Mar 10th, 2014
Posted by katzueno
It's March 11, 2014. It's been 3 years since East Japan Great Earthquake. Read More

Waicon 2014 Perth Australia

Mar 8th, 2014
Posted by katzueno
Waicon is an anime convention that has been running for 10 years in Perth Australia. The event covers Anime, Gaming (both computer and board), Cosplay and various workshops. Read More

HAFU Movie Review

Feb 27th, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
A quick review of the Movie "Hafu", which is an in-depth look at the mixed race experience in Japan. What started as a personal project has become a genuine world-wide phenomenon. Read More

Osaka Get's Free Wi-Fi

Feb 23rd, 2014
Posted by garymenzel
Osaka is now embracing the Wi-Fi Internet revolution with two new FREE products. Read More

Camera! Lights! Action! CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2014

Feb 22nd, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
It's one of the biggest camera and imagine shows on earth, and we were there to report about the latest camera and imaging technologies from all the major manufacturers in Japan and from around the world. Read More


Feb 20th, 2014
Posted by joserenteria
Kick-Heart is about a love story between a pro-wrestler and nun. In a very stylistic anime short film that was self funded in Kickstarter. Read More

Free Wifi in Japan

Feb 2nd, 2014
Posted by achimrunnebaum
NTT East has announced a new free WiFi service for tourists in East and North Japan including Tokyo. Here's a look at how it works and the benefits for tourists in Japan. Read More

JLG: Setsubun Guide 2014

Feb 1st, 2014
Posted by katzueno
February 3rd, 2014 is Setsubun (せつぶん or 節分) in Japan. It means "the change of the season". Because the spring is coming, Setsubun in Feb is the most important setsubun of the year. Read More

Hatsumoude - The First Shrine Visit of the Year

Jan 1st, 2014
Posted by joebrauer
Japanese people are very competetive. They want to be the first, the best, have the highest, fastest and longest. Representing that idea is the also, that a lot of things are named "The first ... of..." Read More