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Sky's No Limit

Last week the government released population figures for 2017 and to nobody’s surprise the Tokyo metropolitan area was the only region that saw any increases. Given that Japan’s overall population is dropping, it was notable that the three prefectures surrounding the capital saw increases, even if they were very slight. 1,114 more words

Regulations & Policy

Nenokami Falls

Excited about my new project, which I have tentatively decided to call “Scenic Saitama”, I bought a map book of the prefecture and a guide book for hiking. 623 more words


Fureai Trail Saitama Section II: The Path Visiting Inner-Musashi's Famous Temples (Bonus)

In the last post I wrote that I was finally finished with my series on The Path Visiting Inner Musashi’s Famous Temples, but I was wrong. 1,218 more words


Long-awaited Moomin theme park in Japan finally announces its planned grand opening

The much-anticipated park will resemble the original park in Finland and allow guests to explore the world of the beloved characters. 358 more words


One punch man: review

Wow just wow!

Why have I not binged watched this whole series sooner!!!! I loved it and the ova episodes too 😘

I love how it’s a parody… 136 more words


Spring Day Trips from Tokyo

After the whirlwind cherry blossom season has swept across Tokyo, leaving only fond memories of streets blanketed in pink and perhaps a throbbing head from one too many drunken hanami parties, we remember that a world does indeed exist outside of our beloved city. 984 more words

Trips Outside Of Tokyo

Fureai Saitama II Part 3 of 3: Chichibu's Ondake Shrine

This post is part 3 in a 3-part series on the shrines and temples on the second section of the Fureai Trail in Saitama Prefecture. Be sure to check out the… 2,107 more words