Its the 3rd of March which means its Mirai Suenaga's birthday - she's 17 years old this year ^^
I got her a strawberry shake to go with her strawberry cake which sh... (more)
In the previous Desk Diary, we took a look at the transition of how we went from working out of my house for a few years to finally getting our own proper office.
Back in 2013, the Japanese government appointed me as a member of the "Creative Industries Internationalization Committee" [クリエイティブ産業国際展開懇談会] (CIIC) which was an ini... (more)
We had a great turnout for our first Mirai Photo Walk which was held in Tokyo on Feb 15th 2015. Despite the short 2 day notice, 30 people turned up for the networkin... (more)
Its that time of year again - when everything grinds down to a halt for Chinese and Korean folks around the world to celebrate the lunar new year.
Even though I ... (more)
Was in Taipei recently and had the pleasure of coming across the Taiwanese version of Sailor Moon. It looks like she was made into some sort of ride and placed in t... (more)
Kadokawa Contents Academy - an academy established by KADOKAWA (Haruhi, Lucky Star, Sword Art Online, Kancolle etc) with a mission to teach various skills to folks w... (more)
I've been in Taiwan for about a week now and we have already done two events - the Kadokawa Contents Academy talk and CJ Night Taipei.
It's been 3 years since my ... (more)
Thanks to all those who went to a branch of Kinokuniya in Singapore to either get a new or exchange their Privilege Card (KPC) for the Mirai one ^o^
All stock deple... (more)
I'm leaving for Taiwan this Friday for what I guess would be a Taipei Tour. We got 3 events that we need to do which are Kadokawa, CJ Night and Fancy Frontier - and ... (more)
I was invited to Dubai last April to attend the Middle East Film & Comic Con - I had been wanting to attend the previous two years and was so glad that I could final... (more)
At the beginning of each year, wifey and I visit our local temple to pay respects and exchange our amulets which we picked up the previous year.
Today's photos are ... (more)
Time for a photowalk around my neck of the woods in Tokyo with the usual compact Sony RX100 M3.
The next photo walk will hopefully be shot with a spanking new Sony ... (more)
CJ Night KL 2014 was held on the day after Comic Fiesta on the 29th December 2014 at the Aloft Hotel located in Kuala Lumpur Sentral.
It was great to see many fami... (more)
Photo coverage of the Culture Japan booth at Comic Fiesta 2014.
We had a great year as usual at CF. Smart Dolls sold out in 33 mins on the first day and we noticed ... (more)
Even if dolls creep you out, you may still want to read the regular updates that I'll do about the production process of Smart Doll which will not only give you insi... (more)
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)