Japan Archive

At the beginning of this month, a 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train washed up on the shores of Graham Island, British Columbia. What made this remarkable was that it […]

Tsunami Harely to be preserved at Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee

At the beginning of this month, a 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train washed up on the shores of Graham Island, British Columbia. What made this remarkable was that it […]

The new Sony Walkman NWD-W253 is this nice looking waterproof effort. It has a 4GB capacity giving in the region of 12 hours worth of tunes. It’s all bundled up […]

Sony Unveils Waterproof Walkman

The new Sony Walkman NWD-W253 is this nice looking waterproof effort. It has a 4GB capacity giving in the region of 12 hours worth of tunes. It’s all bundled up […]

The Sharp Corporation have announced that it will be adding eight new models of its DX range of LED AQUOS TV’s and they will have Blu-ray disc recorders built in. […]

Sharp Adding TV with Blu-ray recorder – built in

The Sharp Corporation have announced that it will be adding eight new models of its DX range of LED AQUOS TV’s and they will have Blu-ray disc recorders built in. […]

I just found out that DJ/Producer/Record Label Owner Nujabes (Jun Seba), was involved in a traffic accident on the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo late on February 26th. He died from […]

Nujabes Dies in Traffic Accident

I just found out that DJ/Producer/Record Label Owner Nujabes (Jun Seba), was involved in a traffic accident on the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo late on February 26th. He died from […]

The Japan Weather Association has released information about this years Cherry Blossom Season. Every spring, Japan turns into a glorious spectacle of pink and white and the Japanese people (who […]

Cherry Blossom Forecast

The Japan Weather Association has released information about this years Cherry Blossom Season. Every spring, Japan turns into a glorious spectacle of pink and white and the Japanese people (who […]

::via Yahoo! Japan:: The 18m life size replica of a Gundam has had it’s head put on! The Mecha is scheduled for completion in July ready for the 30th anniversary […]

Life Size Gundam Almost Done!

::via Yahoo! Japan:: The 18m life size replica of a Gundam has had it’s head put on! The Mecha is scheduled for completion in July ready for the 30th anniversary […]

8bit

New Japanese DVD Releases for 2009

Good news! The UK based Third Window Films will be releasing a veritable feast of Japanese movies on DVD in 2009. On browsing the catalogue it looks like they will […]

Yesterday saw the first couchsurfer I have been able to put up since becoming a member back in May of 2007. As I’ve spent a lot of time travelling myself, […]

CouchSurfed at these coordinates:

Yesterday saw the first couchsurfer I have been able to put up since becoming a member back in May of 2007. As I’ve spent a lot of time travelling myself, […]

I’ve finally committed (mentally) to the vacation of a lifetime and will hopefully begin my Japan Tour in Spring next year. I’ve been saving a little cash and I hope […]

Touring Japan

I’ve finally committed (mentally) to the vacation of a lifetime and will hopefully begin my Japan Tour in Spring next year. I’ve been saving a little cash and I hope […]

Back in June, Oriental City closed its doors for the last time. No amount of intervention from local Chinese groups, celebrities (Ian Wright) and petitions could stop the then Mayor […]

Oriental City

Back in June, Oriental City closed its doors for the last time. No amount of intervention from local Chinese groups, celebrities (Ian Wright) and petitions could stop the then Mayor […]

Chewie, lock in the auxiliary power!

I’m definitely caught in a tractor beam. After Monday’s session with the ‘social’ – (I have no idea why they call themselves the social, they’re anything but…) I found myself […]

Steampunk at Heart

I think not having a schedule now that my presence at Jobbcentrum is no longer required, has given my body a chance to reboot. This might be an excuse for […]

The Internet connection I’m poaching finally comes back up today and I’m able to catch up on about 300 emails, unfortunately about 299 of them are spam. Same with the […]

Sunday May 27th, 2007

The Internet connection I’m poaching finally comes back up today and I’m able to catch up on about 300 emails, unfortunately about 299 of them are spam. Same with the […]

After getting about 3 hours sleep because I can’t put Hurakami’s – The Wind Up Bird Chronicle down, I spend from 9 a.m. until 1 (ish) looking after Gran. Dad […]

Thursday May 17th, 2007

After getting about 3 hours sleep because I can’t put Hurakami’s – The Wind Up Bird Chronicle down, I spend from 9 a.m. until 1 (ish) looking after Gran. Dad […]

Broken record time again… I manage to get about 2 hours sleep before I wake up and can’t get back to sleep again. This makes my running total: 6 hours […]

Friday August 4th, 2006

Broken record time again… I manage to get about 2 hours sleep before I wake up and can’t get back to sleep again. This makes my running total: 6 hours […]

I gotta get some stronger sleeping pills. I watched a great little flick last night – ‘Initial D‘, a Chinese/Japanese collaboration based on the pretty awesome Manga of the same […]

Not dope…

I gotta get some stronger sleeping pills. I watched a great little flick last night – ‘Initial D‘, a Chinese/Japanese collaboration based on the pretty awesome Manga of the same […]

… not me, Daredevil. For years I’ve been using a web site for research, general info and continuity of the Daredevil comics. I don’t know why I’ve never registered at […]

Man Without Fear

… not me, Daredevil. For years I’ve been using a web site for research, general info and continuity of the Daredevil comics. I don’t know why I’ve never registered at […]