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Nice article! Coffee is getting more and more popular in Japan. If you're still looking for a place to get good coffee beans, check out this coffee map map.abccoffee.co. It ranks good coffee shops in Japan according to Instagram. You can find one near you.
Selamat Datang, Danny. I have to say, your blog and life journey really inspires me.
Ah yes, perfect place to be obliterated by diabetes and sweetness!
"Children, feed me your trash."
Books and books everywhere! My kind of heaven!
Such an interesting name. I think it's rather creative that someone chose "Mozart" as bakery name instead of musical one. Perhaps this is a reference to Austrian sweet delicacy.
Look at this strange bunny-like and bread-like creature. It looks so confused. I want ten of it.
Such a beautiful and memorable sign!
I play tons of instruments because of extracurricular activities throughout my school year, except high school. But if there's one instrument I still play and love, it would be guitar from my classic guitar lesson. I used to play ensemble in group, though, so playing by myself now feels a little lonely.
Cool shop front! It will be very easy for customer to remember and recognise the shop.
This reminds me of Nakajima from RAVE, LOL. Only less creepy.
Such a cute sign!
"I have no idea what im doing".
Japanese schools seems so nice :3
When will Eijiclock appears? :3 it will be awesome!
That looks so neat! It's interesting to know the process, in case one day I will get a job on thorough branding of a company, including for companies' vehicle.
Love the outfit!
A Kanata Smart Doll soon?
Wahhh these are such cute socks! I want at least 5 pairs of them but I know I won't probably use them because they are too cute... I wonder whether it's okay to wear them underneath a pair of serious-looking Oxford or something.
Who is this girl?
Hi, I've been buying coffee beans in Jupiter Coffee and Tea and until now, I wasn't able to pick up the term she uses everytime the personnel asks me if I want it ground (or I believe this is what she asks me). After I gave her a blank expression, she will asks me if for paper filter and I'll just answer yes and then she will proceed with the grinding of coffee beans. Would you mind telling me some of the terms possible for grind?
Thank you! and by the way, nice blog here and photos! :)
And I am one of those who is quite a coffee lover
is that an iplehouse YID erica?
Am I the only person who somehow always gets hungry whenever I see photos of Japanese street? My mind jumps to Japanese food already.
Looks like another great event :) Great stuff as always Danny! Can't wait to go to Japan one day and attend Culture Japan Night! http://kquotes.com/
pedo bear i'm warning u. u stay out of this one or else... motivational quotes
Thank you for sharing your experience so sincerely with us. Its been a great example and motivator for me. =)
She's so cute!! The characters are so creative, I love their designs specially Haruka's nwn!!
Somehow I'm getting interested in Mirai, most probably due to the artistic sense, and the drawings :D I'm really keen to know what is this type of art known as ? The drawing done by IKKYUU, where my comment tag on. (The deform style, using diatonic colouring, with thick black line.. is there a name for this type of art?)
Dear Danny Choo,
I am referring to your comment below: 'We also interview the man in charge of everything too. He said off camera that while they are rolling more of these out in Japan, they are looking into taking this technology overseas too.
If you are interested then let me know and I'll hook you up with him!'
I am a student from Germany, currently working on a consulting project for a medium sized German company and identifying potential new business opportunities. One would be to enter the underground bicycle parking system, as we think the company has some core competencies it could apply to this new business area. Also, the underground bicycle parking system is almost not available in Europe yet, although market interest might be there.
Thus, I would really like to know whether you could provide me with some additional information (as to whether plans for going overseas exist) or even provide the contact details of the man in charge?
Thank you in advance and warm regards from Germany!
Are there plans for 2nd grade kanji?
wait, this is real time?! the hand and the device on the hand is WRONG!
Can she plzzzzzz be made into a smart doll? I would buy like 500 of those...
Oh I'm so looking forward to moving to Japan! Question for anyone reading, do you know where I could find a directory of Kyudo dojos in or near Tokyo? When I look it up no listings are shown...
请问 我在中国 四川 成都 应该怎么购买 好想要来学习 可以联系我邮箱 谢谢 email@example.com
I have been reading your blog for about 2 years ago when i was looking for material to stimulate my Japanese learning. Had always like the language but some how when i reached lower intermediate I can't seem to get it to go further. After a while, I wasn't following your blog as I was caught up busy with studies for a MSc. and learning Japanese was put into a back burner. However , recently in one of my trip back to Malaysia, I saw Mirai @ Kinokuniya and also at the PLUS toll highway and started reading again.
What I would like to say is Thank You for sharing your life story here with such openness and sincerity. I find myself coming back to read your story when I am stuck with my own business or when I need to push a new idea.
I look forward to meet you one day either in Malaysia or if you are around Hong Kong.
yal blind this is the real cutie
Danny san, what your company adress ? Where I can find it ? We have something for you.
i feel really sad for all those people who died in that earthquake:,(
some one pls tell me she doesn't look like hatsune miku, if only she had turquois hair and a mike they would look exactly alike
I at first thought that they were actually siblings too but it turns out their not
This is my dream.......!!!!!!!!!!
Software developer // Jazz player // Anime lover // figurine photographer // Japan dreamer
Full online profile at mukyaa.com/about
HA HA! made my day ^^
Both! want them both ^^
Woha what a shock! Antoine de Caunes is sure famous in France =)
Love what he did and is doing.
Sounds nice =)
Lovely lovely. Perfect Motoko outfit! Want this one with all she has on xD
(is it the Kanu model? - so far my favorite, I wish I could find one)
Mavelous pictures ^^
Now I understand much better why you were so tired in the evening hehe. Was great to meet you. Thanks for everything.
Count me in ;)
That's some amazing eyes she has @.@ *dribbles*
So, see ya next week then ^^
Those girls got some great style, love the arts! Looking forward moar of Chinka (cant wait for figures huhuhu) ^^
Congratz about this amazing project.
Hey thanks a lot =)
Need "both" option for last poll ^^;;;;;;;
Ahaha yeah. あやしい！ ^^;
Speaking regularly is sure the best way to learn and assimilates a new language. Managed to find a Japanese native in my neck of the woods, and have weekly exchange sessions. Really enjoyable and profitable, for both of us =)
Haha gorgeous rollerblades ^^ That's why you always look taller =p
Weird weather indeed... south of France is facing real snow trouble atm too
Just in case, about Tokyo.JapanTimes rss feed, I've set it up on my burogu. Spend little time to redesign the featured feed stuff, as it completely disappeard when I changed the template ^^;
Visible on post pages, like the latest one http://wp.me/piVPp-9X (hu hu)
mmhh anime production, looks awesome =) looking forward to more of this!
Got some experience with MySQL but not in the same configuration : working with real time JAVA softwares on HP G5 servers. Even with 8Go memory available, query_cache_size is set to 512M. Higher was troublesome, since there were too much queries in cache and tooks too much time to invalidate them, and it had to go fast.
Not the same problem for website, but as you have a load of traffic, beware of too high value. To me it sounds like a bit too much, 1GB. It will require some tests; checking how many queries you have in Qcache_queries_in_cache (hundreds of thousands may slow down) or checking how long FLUSH QUERY CACHE takes. But I am sure you already know about that ^^;
mmh looks suspicious. Full birth-outfits Mirai dakimakura??
gyaaa do want! *yummy* I think I am in love ^^ *dribbles*
Going through twitter uh? interresting ^^ RT done too. Let's cross fingers, pray figure goddess, burn incense etc. etc.
Too busy to look after her so that she does not even have pants?? oh my, poor cutie.
That's some super cool gadget!