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One coffee, one beer, and 50,000 balls, please! ”tamapa Cafe?Bar” comes back to Ikebukuro

Ever imagined supping on a latte while drowning in some 50,000 white plastic balls? Dream no more. The reality is here. In Ikebukuro, Tokyo to be exact. Last summer’s limited-time-only cafe/bar hit “Tampa Cafe & Bar” is back to deliver balls, along with food, drink, and good times. Show More Summary

My favorite three eat out chain restaurants !!

Once again sharing the yummy experience !! I am such a foodie that when it comes to sharing food posts, I can think of so many topics. My bucket list of my favorites does not stop anywhere. Japan is a great place to eat out. I do not find eating out very expensive in Japan but obviously it depends on where you are eating. Show More Summary

Grilled Oysters at Tsukiji Fish Market

To be frank, I can't really afford the 3000yen plus sushi offered at Tsukiji, but it doesn't stop me from walking around the area, enjoying the atmosphere that is the world-known fish market.One of my favourite seafood is oysters, and as much as I love them raw, they have their health risks and are difficult to come by in Japan. Show More Summary

The 'Chocolate Buying Guide for Japan' 2017

Just like the fashion weeks for fashion buyers, the season for buying chocolate in Japan is well and truly here. Regardless of how many special individuals you need to get chocolates for this year, most people would perhaps want the recipient to be impressed. Show More Summary

As in the Novels, Niigata's Romantic Sunrise and Sunset !!

With the Valentine’s day just around the corner, let me share what I think can help you recollect romantic memoirs. Well, being with your loved one makes any moment romantic but being with your loved ones in a special place adds more flavor to your love. Show More Summary

KonoSuba videogame looks like an explosion of fun!

KonoSuba, also known as KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, will be getting a 2D Megaman styled game for Windows PC. Just one look at the trailers, it looks like a homage to the original NES Megaman games but with plenty more to offer than a straight up ripoff. Show More Summary

Japanator LIVE - Yakuza Zero

[Stream will begin at 10PM US Central Time over at the Japanator YouTube page and the video of the stream will also be posted here during and after the stream, so check it out!] Tonight, we take a quick trip back to the late 1980's in the latest release of Yakuza 0 from Sega. Show More Summary

Final Fusion: Happy 20th Anniversary, King of the Braves GaoGaiGar

A new month has started, and things are starting to get golden around here. Today marks the 20th anniversary of King of the Braves GaoGaiGar, which aired on Feb. 1, 1997. The show was the final installment in Sunrise and Takara's (Transformer's...Show More Summary

Naming Nagoya: City appeals to public for promotion catchphrase

(Nagoya looks to the words of the public to boost its appeal)Say the name Nagoya and what do you think of? The castle? That time the EXPO rolled into Aichi (2005)? One of the stops on the Shinkansen down to Kyoto and Osaka?Nagoya was one of the first Japanese references to really sink into my conscious as young lad.Actually, aside from Mr. Show More Summary

Super Ukiyo-e Exhibition in Tokyo

Have you ever heard about Ukiyo-e (???)? It is a famous art genre of Japan between the 17th through 19th centuries and you probably already have seen some of the wooden print pictures.Last Friday, on 28th January, a new exhibition opened in Tokyo which is called ??????? ????? Super Ukiyo-e: The Edo Code. Show More Summary

Japanese TV show tries to solve a "10 year impossible" puzzle

Ever been stumped with a puzzle so much that you are tempted to look up the answers? Here is a video making the rounds lately from 2004. Akihara Toshiko (aged 73) approached the TV show Knight Scoop to help him solve a puzzle that has stumped him for about 10 years. Show More Summary

Tokyo ramen love

After many years spent making it, this couple’s love of eating ramen is very likely long gone. The love that they continue to pour into each bowl, on the other hand, quite clearly hasn’t diminished at all.

Tsukemen

Tsukemen is a type of dish where you dip noodles in a bowl of soup and go slurrrrrp. https://www.inst...

Price Of A Cab Ride

I thought the price of a cab ride was expensive in Japan until I recently got in a black cab in the U....

New Square Register

Setting up the new Square Register in Mirai Store. Can't get the wireless reader to work in Japan thou...

Meeting New Comrades

Meeting new comrades at miraistore.tokyo ????????????????????????? https://www.instagram.com/p/BP5E...

Smartdoll At Isetan Lot10

Thanks to Dad & Dato Soo Min for visiting our #smartdoll girls at Isetan Lot10. https://www.instagram...

Easy Steps to Celebrating Setsubun at Home

It's almost Feb 3rd, the Beans-throwing Festival, or as it's actually called, Setsubun. This festival of tossing beans at demons to call for good luck is a Japanese tradition, but if you're living in Japan, you can easily take part in...Show More Summary

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