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Kamen Rider anyone?

If, like me, you grew up in Japan, you will no doubt remember the hugely popular Kamen Rider (仮面ライダー) TV series. All this time later, I still smile every time I see a reminder of Kamen Rider, like I did last year when I was in Asakusa and took this photo. 13 more words


Asakusa's Sensoji & Kitasenju's Ajihisa izakaya

Next stop was Asakusa’s Sensoji. On the way we saw this cool mural on the wall. So artistic.

Sensoji is Tokyo’s oldest temple and most historical. 963 more words

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Introducing Kakuho Aoe

Kakuho Aoe is a Jodo Shin-shu Buddhist priest, who is revitalising Buddhism with his techno-savvy and his passion for food, both of which he is using as tools for awakening. 238 more words


Octopus, Bull Dog and more

Danielle: Foods in Japan! Yes please. See the link below for a run-down on 8 must-have snacks and treats from Tokyo, with some handy tips on recommended behaviour while eating, common combinations to look for and great places to find delicious snacks (like… 17 more words


Aside from studying and exploring in Hong Kong, last semester I travelled to the Philippines and Japan. Although contrary to my blog title, I intend to write about my Asian adventures whilst I’m here as it will be great to look back on. 936 more words