Source: welovecarbondioxideThere are community banks in Japan few people know about offering a slightly higher interest on deposits which I have been able to locate. One community bank is located in Okagaki, Fukuoka Prefecture. The Onga...Show More Summary
I'm not gonna lie. When Atlus showed off their newest trailer for Persona 5, my excitement levels have gone up to a new height. While we're still on the topic of Persona, Otakon is getting Lotus Juice (Persona 3's battle theme and full...Show More Summary
If you watch anime or pay attention to Japanese culture long enough, the subject of hotels inevitably comes up. Be it either Mountain hot bath retreats, hourly love hotels, and those ever quirky capsule hotels. But there is a new type of hotels that is on the rise, especially in Tokyo. Corpse hotels. And it's not what you think. Read more...
As with many other expats in Japan, I happen to live in here because of my job. While my normal daily routine involves going to work and returning to the house for a daily walk around the neighborhood and sometimes a visit to the restaurants nearby. Show More Summary
Source: welovecarbondioxideSeveral previous posts have discussed Japan’s shrinking population and to add to this discussion, RT Today published news on how Japan’s birth rate has hit a historic low. Japan’s birth rate has decelerated and has been decreasing for the past 35 years now reaching negative growth. Show More Summary
His method of protest may well be unusual, but this man’s hat-based declaration to not accept the policies of Prime Minister Abe is to be applauded.
Today, we’ll be introducing some great little restaurants to eat at in Shibuya, where you can grab cheap lunches for around 500 yen (or ‘one coin’ in local parlance).Of course, most of us living in Japan know the typical cheap places to eat: Sukiya, Matsuya, Saizeriya, Yoshinoya, and so on. Show More Summary
Source: welovecarbondioxideJapan has rejected GMO-raised crops as a food source and that includes American produced wheat while America is alleged to be facing a crisis in exporting crops. Is it any wonder since more and more governments,...Show More Summary
Internetcom recently reported on a survey by MMD into feature phones, bog-standard non-smart phones. My two-year mobile phone contract is up for renewal this month, and after a short visit to my local Docomo shop, I found that I will be paying about 7,000 yen, the cheapest data plan they offer, for up to three […]
It's time, folks! Or rather, it will be time...in a few short months. After months of silence last year's delay and weeks of drip-fed promotion culminating in a final countdown, Atlus has announced the Japanese release date of Persona 5. Show More Summary
What is the maidens' big trouble on a boat? They ran out of toilet paper. As Harekaze's expedition ran longer than initially expected, the crew listed the supplies they were short of, and it wasn't just torpedoes and depth charges. Haifuri takes us to go sundry shopping this week. Read more...
Source: welovecarbondioxideThe Japanese were out on the streets in Tokyo May 3rd being Constitution Day, and probably yesterday, protesting Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the LDP’s move to fundamentally change Japan’s war laws related to its Constitution and Article 9. Show More Summary
For those of us who like to save a little money (who doesn’t?), knowing the secrets of the discount stickers in Japanese supermarkets (any store, actually) can be a useful skill. One of the super fun things about living in another country is trying bizarre foods you might never see in your home country. Show More Summary
Being a fan of all kind of JRPG games for as long as I’ve been a gamer, I always wanted to try my hands playing a Dungeon Crawler JRPG. I played so many types of JRPGS, such as turn-based, action and strategy. While I did play Persona...Show More Summary
I'm going to be honest with everyone on here: I'm a really huge sucker for games that look like a beautiful illustration. From Vanillaware's titles to stuff like Indivisible, I can't help to want these things inside of me. Since theShow More Summary
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Source: welovecarbondioxideAre the Japanese in “kamakazi” mode? This is what Max Keiser suggests in this discussion. Max and Stacy discuss that if man is what he hides, as André Malraux said, then the EU is a corporatist, monopolist loving intellectual land-grabber, for the EU hides secret trade deals. Show More Summary
Source: welovecarbondioxideIt’s like watching children playing in a sand box throwing sand at each other until one of the children becomes upset and ups the confrontation to violence. That’s the way it’s been going on between Japan and China in their island dispute. Show More Summary
This month’s edition of entertainment news publication ??????????? (Nikkei Entertainment) centers around their annual ????????????2016 (Talent Power Ranking 2016), a survey produced and conducted with the help of ARCHITECT attempting...Show More Summary
File this one under "Hold on, let me check what year it is", because Tenchi Muyo! is set to be A Thing again! Well, that's not entirely fair. Fans of one of the most influential harem anime of modern times haven't exactly been lacking...Show More Summary