Japanese Goblins, Ghosts, Shapeshifters and Devils of the Buddhist Hell are a motley crew ranging from downright funny to ghoulishly scary. The Kings of Japanese Ghost Stories (Kaidan) are Koizumi Yakumo f/k/a Lafcadio Hearn who wrote Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things in the early 1900s and Shigeru Mizuki who, in the 1960s, wrote the popular Gegege no […]
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FUCK ALL Y’ALL THAT DON’T BELIEVE Been away from Japan for a dogs’ year and it’s weighing heavily on me. Can’t believe I’ve been living with my japanese wife back in the land of pure bullshit (USA) for damn close to 3 years now. Hate it beyond belief but […]
Goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate cookie, or make biscuits appear larger have been unveiled in Japan, offering hope to weak-willed dieters everywhere. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed devices that use computer wizardry and augmented reality to fool the senses and make users feel more […]
The 21st century period of Isolation in Japan is a daily struggle for food and survival. Nanotecture buildings, government imposed work bans and sky-high suicide rates set the backdrop of Aiko’s world as she pushes herself to the very edge in order to provide for her ailing family. Click here for the Amazon Kindle […]
If you’ve spent any amount of time in Japan then you probably know all about Onsen, but for those of you who don’t here’s a little information to put you in the know. The Onsen is basically Japan’s version of the Western “spa”, except in my opinion much much better. One reason that I find […]
This is the 1st of 2 articles about Delivery Health in Japan. The 2nd (newer) article can be found here. Ever taken enough time in lawson 7/11 or FamilyMart to actually check out the magazines they’re selling? If you’re like me you probably haven’t. But just the other day out of complete boredom I did just that. […]
It’s 2029 and the cold grasp of winter closes around Eri’s throat, a japanese colonist trying to survive genetic modification, breeding and the oppressive aristocratic rule on the ice moon Praxis… Click here for the Amazon Kindle version of Ex Re Publica.
One of my very favorite foods because of its abundant flavor is Mexican food. I’m not talking about that Taco Bell crap either, I mean real south-of-the border Mexican cooking. Some of my favorite Mexican dishes include Quesadillas and Tacos, but as I said before they have to be made with fresh ingredients; none of […]
You must be absolutely shitting me if this was actually a real advert at one time. Lulz all around and 100 internets to whomever can find me a larger version of the picture so that we can actually read the advert’s words!!!