Tagged with Tokyo

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! Geisha, shamisen, cosplay, video games – HYPER JAPAN had them all and more this year and it was the best one to date! HYPER JAPAN is a three-day exhibition of Japanese culture in London, encompassing both the traditional and modern. … Continue reading

One month ’til Hyper Japan!


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! One of the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture will be hitting London again next month Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, so I thought I’d do a round-up of what’s going on and tempt a few more of … Continue reading

Miracle Train: miraculous anime or train wreck?


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! It’s time for another anime review! The focus this week is on Miracle Train -Ōedo-sen e Yōkoso, a 13-episode series from 2009. The formula is relatively simple: ‘troubled ladies’ unwittingly board a magic train running through the Oedo line on the Tokyo … Continue reading

Hyper Japan Christmas 2012: THE VIDEO!


Have I mentioned that there’s no internet where I’m staying at the moment? This makes blogging rather difficult but hooray for Starbucks wifi! So, here it is. Short and to the point – my video of Hyper Japan 2012. I got plenty of material from the weekend that I will be blogging about over the … Continue reading

Cute fruit in Japan


NB: Some of my earliest blogs no longer have their accompanying images but enjoy the copy! Anyone who has been to Japan before will testify how amazing and, in most cases, huge the fruit is. On top of that, it’s delicious and doesn’t compare to anything bought in your local UK supermarket. This week, I’ll … Continue reading