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Update: One Piece bids farewell to Toonami, slates three-week run for Marine Rookie arc

As the Zou arc heads towards closure with the wind in its sails, One Piece is set to embark on its next anime-original arc. Shonen Jump  398 more words


Taiken Japan Article: Saitama: The Unloved Prefecture

Did you know that I also write for the wonderful Taiken Japan website? Here’s the latest article of mine, about my home prefecture Saitama and why it gets such a bad rep amongst the Japanese: 7 more words


Meeting Hello Kitty in Seibuen Amusement Park

I am pretty sure that spring is already here – the start of the dreaded hay fever season. The temperature is still cold (around 10-15*C on average days) but my body had detected the… 372 more words

Life In Japan

Field Report: Kawagoe, Japan (01 October 2016)

With Japan a mere four hours or so from Manila, and with the intense competition amongst airlines plying this lucrative route driving fares down to almost dirt-cheap levels, an overnight weekend trip to Tōkyō no longer sounds as crazy as it probably should. 1,654 more words


Goku vs. Naruto: The Verdict

The age-old question. The argument that has crossed ashy anime-kid lips, and, in some cases, started actual physical altercations. It is arguably the most discussed “who would win” conversation in all of anime. 830 more words