Los Angeles DJ outfit Tune in Tokyo is finally making their big return this Saturday, October 12th with a new event… (read more..)
I am surprised that no one mentioned this earlier this year and that I didn’t take it up when it happened,… (read more..)
This Saturday, Cherry-Jelly Productions and Anime Jungle in Little Tokyo are hosting a vocaloid party entitled “Tell Your World. Love Our… (read more..)
Also as part of my quasi-glorious return, here is the demonstration that my Aikido Dojo put on at the local Cherry… (read more..)
Several months ago it was announced that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu would be performing her first major tour in the United States. When… (read more..)
A couple of weekends ago I had the pleasure of seeing a live performance by Kao=S, a band that performs rocking music… (read more..)
Several weeks ago, we were given a listen to Perfume’s long-awaited new single “Mirai no Museum,” a tie-in to the latest… (read more..)
Last night, I hung out with the Redondo Beach Japanese Language Exchange Group, which meets up every Monday at the Catalina… (read more..)
Earlier this week, Coachella announced their line-up for yet another two-week long festival in the Indio Polo Fields, taking place during… (read more..)
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s latest video for “Furisodation” comes with the same level of cryptically cute imagery that we’ve come to expect… (read more..)
We party on the street. Holla.
On the heels of the Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival, I went to the Nikkei Matsuri at San Jose’s Japantown on April… (read more..)
On April 28, 2012 I had the honor of being able to participate in an Aikido demonstration at the blossom festival… (read more..)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-radio-and-tv-17352173 Found this a couple weeks ago. I dunno the correct term to describe this, I guess “Huh?” would be the… (read more..)
Found this site that shows the incredible images of the earthquake and tsunami right after it happened and just as of… (read more..)
The latest m-flo album, Square One, was released earlier this month. It is awesome! Their first new work in about 5 years… (read more..)
The ace of the idol group, AKB48, Maeda Atsuko (20) personally announced on the 25th that she would graduate from AKB48…. (read more..)
This weekend marks the one year anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami that killed nearly 16,000 people and left 3,300… (read more..)
- Sales Tax Going Up!
- Tune in Tokyo To Bring Global Music With HEMISPHERE
- Concert Review: Dempagumi.inc at Japan Expo!
- Looking Good in the RuroKen Getup
- The Matriarch of Judo: Keiko Fukuda, 10th Degree Black Belt
- “Tell Your World, Love Our World” – Los Angeles Vocaloid Party!
- 2013 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival – Aikido Demonstration
- The Queen of Karate
- Concert Review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Invades Los Angeles!
- Japan Family Day & Hikobae Screening
- KODO One Earth Tour 2013: Legend
- Kao=S and the Fusion of Many Good Things (That Happen to Be Japanese)
- Music Review: Perfume, “Mirai no Museum/Daijobanai”
- The Japanese Scene in Los Angeles – For Those Adventurous
- SADO TEMPEST
- Koishikawa Kōrakuen
- Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra To Perform At This Year’s Coachella
- Yokohama Chinatown
- Minato Mirai 21
- Video: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, “Furisodation (ふりそでーしょん)”
- Mount Takao / 高尾山
- Roppongi Hills
- Life of Luxury
- Nara Park
- Bullet Train!
- I Heart Used Books
- Look for the KFC! Then go ‘whoo!’ at a concert!
- Sweet 16:『16歳 親と子のあいだには』
- 『雨と雪』、超カワイイ！(Ame and Yuki…so cute!!!)
- To Dub or Not to Dub
- The Pains of Adapting Manga to Movie
- 72nd Annual Nisei Week Festival
- You’ve Got Style, Baby
- Ohanami! (the wrong season, but anyway…)
- FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL
- Gamuso fest.
- Mitama Matsuri at Yasukuni Shrine
- Japanese Martial Arts: What is Aikido?
- Tokyo most expensive city for Expats – CNBC
- AKB48 Elections 2012 Come In
- Bunny Cafes
- All About You and Me
- Ūman ribu!
- San Jose Japantown – Nikkei Matsuri 2012, April 29.
- Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival – April 28, 2012
- Asakusa (浅草)
- Miyamoto Musashi Festival – Duel at Ganryujima
- Onsen(温泉, hot spring) Trip
- It’s Golden Week!
- Tohoku Volunteer Trip.
- Getting to the Banquet
- Japan’s Perfect Fruits by BBC World Radio & TV Asia
- More Sakura Pics!
- Hanami (花見) at Yoyogi Park
- Resident Evil 6; Captivate Trailer
- 10 Rules of Sushi Etiquette
- OHANAMI at Yoyogi park – 1
- 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami; Then and Now by BBC World News
- J-Pop of the Day: Realize by Nami Tamaki
- Women-only passenger car
- iPhone 4S Siri Japanese vs Shabette Concier
- New music from m-flo…taking it back to “square one”
- Maeda Atsuko announces her graduation from AKB48 – “This is also for my Juniors’ sake”
- Battle Games?! Battle Royale vs. The Hunger Games
- What is your favorite Anime?
- Trying out to become a host.
- AKB48 New Kissing Commercial
- White Day!
- BBC News: Japan Direct Page
- Run Together March 11
- Ganbare Japan! One Year After the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami
- Makoto Taiko at Pasadena’s Art Night
- Youtube Personality Spotlight – Busan Kevin
- Saint Seiya Omega
- Hinamatsuri | Hey Girls! Happy GIRLS’ Day!
- “Arigato from Japan”
- Artist Spotlight: BoA Kwon
- Snowing Again!
- Food in Japan – Part 2
- Tokyo Pics! – Pics from Harajuku and More
- Song of the Moment – Automatic Utada Hikaru
- Play Loud Ukulele with Jake Shimabukuro!
- Pictures from Akihabara
- 40 Tokyo Foods We Can’t Live Without, by CNN Global Experience
- Tokyo Pics! – Part One
- Howcast features “Learn Japanese Phrases” Series
- Valentine’s Day in Japan
- The Son of the Sword comes to the Big Screen!
- Touching Subaru Commercial
- Japanese Social: Returning to the Countryside
- Tokyo Character Street（東京キャラクターストリート）
- Yokohama China Town （横浜中華街）
- February 3rd is SETSUBUN!
- Vocab of the Day 2-2-12
- Human Pyramid Failed
- Killing Zombies, One game at a Time!
- 曲 (Song) of the Moment 1-31-12
- Food in Japan 1
- Vocab of the Day 1-31-12
- Our Lunar New Year 2012 Celebration
- Kanagawa （神奈川） Trip
- Martial Arts in Anime
- Want to be friends with AKB48?
- Ohayo Con in Columbus, Ohio this Weekend
- New Dragon Ball Series – Dragon Ball Hoshi To Premiere
- Reign of AKB
- Happy Chinese New Year 2012! 新年快楽！
- 57th Shogakukan Manga Awards
- Whitewashing Japanese films
- Kanji of the Day 1-20-11
- Why Are Some Americans Fat?
- Hatsune Miku’s Google Chrome CM Song Tops Japanese iTunes Chart
- Vocab of the Day 1-19-12
- Kanji of the Day – What’s This Kanji?
- Sailor Moon’s 20th Anniversary
- Site Updates
- WTF Japan 1
- First Post
- Winter is Here!
- Mask Mask Mask
- 成人の日 (Seijin no Hi) “Coming of Age Day”
- Cellphones in Japan.
- Moved Back to Japan.
- Looking for work? We’re hiring!
- 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade and the Kyoto Tachibana High School Marching Band!
- AKB48 – Kouhaku Uta Gassen 2011
- Google Chrome × 初音ミク (Hatsune Miku)
- Akemashite Omedetou!
- New Site
- Destiny Love – Morning Musume
- Merry Christmas!
- Merry Christmas メッリークリスマス！
- Want To Really Learn Japanese?
- Ganbare Japanese ni Yokoso!