Uchimizu [打ち水] - the tradition where water is sprinkled over the roads is not only done to cool down the temperature but to also subdue dust from flying about.
If you are travelling to Kyoto then I presume you are after more of the traditional sights of Japan in which case I recommend that you stay at traditional style lodgi... (more)
Anime Expo 2014 took place a few weeks ago in Los Angeles at LACC which was attended by over 80,000 anime/Japan fans from all over the world.
For the past few years... (more)
The initial sales of Smart Doll in June earned us more revenue in just a couple of days which would have previously taken us half a year to generate. Now we can hire... (more)
If you are travelling in Tokyo then you will want to try some of the local traditional grub. There is small man made island inside Tokyo Bay called Tsukishima [月島[つき... (more)
Do you keep pets? If so would that be a cat or dog? Maybe some beetles? or how about a pig? Spotted this fellow in our local shopping arcade the other day walking hi... (more)
For the past few months we have been working on a different approach to building Smart Doll Automatic Version - using a system of pulleys which are controlled by ser... (more)
Anime Expo - one of the worlds largest anime/japan events. This years event took place between the 3rd and 6th of July at the Los Angeles Convention Center and was f... (more)
One day I woke up with a pain on the side of my face and thought that maybe I had slept in an odd position to cause the pain (like with my foot in my face).
I thoug... (more)
Folks who follow any one of my social networks (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) will not only be getting regular updates but also know that I'm developing a Smart Doll Guy ^^;
Everything you need to know about Smart Doll and More!
And sorry for the lack of updates ><
Its that time of the month again where we take a lookie around the holy land - Akihabara - the one stop for all your electronic and anime/manga needs.
Today's post ... (more)
Better late than never - photos taken at CJ Night London that took place on the 5th of May 2014.
Thanks to the Japan Foundation London Office for the use of their m... (more)
One of the things that I love to do when visiting other countries is to take a gander at the local supermarkets - there you can see a slice of life and experience th... (more)
Here be some photos of a bunch O up n coming (and some already released) figures by Kotobukiya taken at their HQ in Tachikawa. Took these a while ago and forgot to u... (more)
Whoever is choosing the Alphamax figure line up of figures has tastes which match mine a lot! I love their figures!
Today we look at Alisa from God Eater 2 in her... (more)
Many moons ago, the islands at the end of the Southern tip of Japan known as the RyuKyu Kindgom were not part of Japan. In 1609 the Japanese Satsuma clan invaded the ... (more)
Wanted to get this installment of Desk Diary out of the door as soon as possible before things started to change too much ><
Before we continue however, you may wan... (more)
While doing spring cleaning of the site today, I stumbled across this post which I prepared a while ago but forgot to publish ToT
The lovely Alodia pops over for a ... (more)
Sorry to keep you waiting! Following on from Malaysia, Kinokuniya Singapore has now rolled out the Mirai Suenaga KPC (Kinokuniya Privilege Card) - this time however,... (more)