Congrats to Mirai Suenaga - following on from being an official mascot for Japan Tourism, she now becomes an official mascot for Malaysia Tourism ^o^
Online shops are great but physical bricks n mortar shops are also great too as a place to not only take the product in hand (even though it may be just a box) but t... (more)
Its that time of year again where fans of ACG culture gather at KLCC for Malaysia's largest and longest standing ACG event - Comic Fiesta.
I've been attending now... (more)
While many unmanned stores in Japan are in rural areas that sell veggies, there are some located in urban areas like this one.
An unmanned store is called Mujin Han... (more)
The AFA2014 coverage continues with Day 3. First photo of voice actress Mimori Suzuko - was really nice to catch up with her again ^o^
The first time I met her was ... (more)
Covering Day 1 of AFA2014. This photo taken at the renovated section of Suntec with my team who will be waiting for you today.
We sold out of Smart Dolls on Day 1 b... (more)
Its that time of the year when the biggest anime/pop culture/anisong mega event takes place - Anime Festival Asia opens tomorrow to the public!
Taking place at the ... (more)
Finally managed to get this out - the 4 month overdue look at our new office in Gotanda Tokyo.
I've longed for this office for soooo many years ><
For quite a number of years now, Japan has had a form of advertising that I found quite interesting - the huge advertising trucks that drive around in highly populat... (more)
Today we take a lookie at my spanking new electric skateboard called the Yuneec E-GO Cruiser - probably the best 700 USD I've ever spent.
Here it is being taken for... (more)
Going to try something crazy - update the website with a post everyday ^^;
For the past year its been challenging posting updates while building an entirely new b... (more)
Today we spend a day out n about the Hakone [箱根[はこね]] area where we get to enjoy views of Mount Fuji while exploring Nihondaira, Owakudani and Lake Ashinoko.
Its been a while since we last took a look at Akihabara in the Akihabara Shops category. These photos were taken back in August but I didn't have the time to stick i... (more)
Nope - not a post on the current season of anime but I could not think of a better title for this post ^o^
Tis that time of year when folks get dressed up as spooky... (more)
Born and raised in the UK, I fell in love with Japan towards the end of the eighties and discovered a culture that was to change my life forever. My first contact wi... (more)
Its that time of year again. Autumn is here which means festival time. Festival in Japanese is "Matsuri" [祭り[まつり]] and the ones during Autumn are mostly held to than... (more)
Forgive me folks for the radio silence! After Anime Expo I came back to Japan to prepare for Anime Festival Asia Indonesia and during that period I had to look for b... (more)
To all folks out there who celebrate - happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Here we have Mirai and Kizuna Smart Doll celebrating by om nomming on some Mooncakes.
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)