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Smash & Eat: We try a playful Korean sweet you have to hit with a hammer to enjoy

They say girls love sweets because the endorphins released when eating them help to get rid of bad moods and make everything better. But if we’re being honest, most people of any gender want their foul moods to be whisked away by the delightful taste of sugary sweets! 478 more words


"The whole of 1Q84 is closer to comedy than to tragedy, but it is a deeply obsessive book..."

An Introduction

So…it’s on to the “big” one – 1Q84. I don’t want to give away a lot about the book in the introduction, so just a few brief introductory pieces: 1,751 more words

A Wild Murakami Chase

Cherry picking Japan #1: Mouse On The Keys

If you feel like you need to check out more undergroundish Japanese music, you could head over to my Facebook page, konkrit. In the next few days, I’ll present some artists and bands from Japan which I think are just too interesting/good to go unnoticed in the west. 220 more words


BREAKING NEWS - Hello Kitty is NOT a cat!

Hello everyone,

So I am taking a break from Hyper Japan posts; I actually have just 2 more related posts on the event but unfortunately my blog is reaching its memory limit! 568 more words


Pokemon from Japan

My Pokemon collection is growing, today thanks to magenta from the Postcrossing forum. She sends these two cards:

This card is a New Year’s card from the Pokemon Center store. 45 more words

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