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March 3, 2016

Life on the Island: What It’s Taught Me

February 24, 2016

Kicking His Way To The Top With Chuck Johnson

Chuck Johnson shows that with a little hard work and lots of determination, anyone can carve out a long-term career path in this country.

February 18, 2016

Otaku For a Day: Things to Do in Akiba and Nakano Broadway

Akihabara and Nakano Broadway are home to futuristic gadgets and some of the latest tech on the market

February 8, 2016

Fashion Without the High Price Tag

From high fashion to everyday casual, Tokyo has a store to cater to all budgets.

December 23, 2015

A Lazy Afternoon in a Hammock Cafe

Swinging the time away at a hammock cafe in Tokyo.

December 18, 2015

Cuteness Overload at Kawaii Monster Cafe

You went full kawaii. Never go full kawaii.

November 17, 2015

Where to See Kouyou in Tokyo

Fall is here, hear the yell
back to school, ring the bell
brand new shoes, walking blues
climb the fence, books and pens
I can tell that we are gonna be friends

November 12, 2015

From Sketchpad to Big Screen: Anime’s Influence on Western Film

That new look Hollywood blockbuster you’re watching, may have it’s roots in Japanese anime.

October 2, 2015

Speakeasy Park Jam in Odaiba

A musical trip down the history of hip hop.

August 21, 2015

Cruisin in Tokyo Bay

If you’re looking for a unique experience to check off your summertime bucket list, why not see Tokyo from a different perspective?

August 8, 2015

Drinks on the Cheap at Izakaya Kouchan

You might come with some friends. Yet a few drinks later, you could very well be toasting and chatting with the other nearby parties

July 23, 2015

My Brother! (Finding Community in Unexpected Places)

It’s almost in our nature to seek out and connect with those whom we find similar to us.

June 25, 2015

How Polite is Too Polite?

Japan has spoiled me with its extremely high customer service; so much that gestures of respect can sometimes go unnoticed.

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