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Cartoons? No, it's Anime!

It’s been a while since I’ve drawn one of these..no, not cartoons..anime! I am still waiting for the next episode of Sailor Moon Crystal. Oh, the wait, indeed.  156 more words


“No ball games” & “No practicing comedy routines”: City Parks in Japan let you do less and less

If you’re like me and enjoy riding a bike while smoking a cigar, kicking a soccer ball around, with a group of friends and your dog while also shooting off a bottle rocket or two when going to the park, you’ll be hard pressed to find one that will accept you. 638 more words


Now you can dress your iPhone up as your favourite Japanese meal

Another day, another utterly crazy item you absolutely don’t need (but will probably want) from Japan.

Anyone who has ever been to a Japanese restaurant will have seen a picture perfect bento box of fake food before. 208 more words

Life & Style

Takamado Princess Commemorates Kanto Earthquake

Yesterday, Princess Hisako of Takamado attended a memorial for the Kanto Great Earthquake which occurred September 1, 1923 and caused the deaths of over one hundred thousand people. 19 more words


103-Jähriger fordert Usain Bolt heraus

Der 103-jährige Weltrekordhalter Hidekichi Miyazaki aus Japan fordert Usain Bolt zum Laufduell. Er selbst hält mit 29,83 Sekunden in seiner Alterskategorie den Weltrekord im 100-Meter-Lauf. Sein Geheimrezept: die Mandarinenmarmelade seiner Tochter Kiyono. 6 more words


Fun Food

Blue Burger

Image of Earth on Top

Really Blue Buns

The burgers are available at a cafe in Tokyo for a limited time only. The price is 470 Yen (about US$4.50).