Tokyo Akihabara "Must See" Top Five

Let me amend that. Top five things to see in Akihabara that do not involve a Maid Cafe. Because, come on, these costumed girls are all over Akiba handing out coupons. You don't need my help to find...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 2 months ago | 1 comment


Dekotora Style!

pimp my truck ... the oriental way!

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Antiwar Posters by Graphic Designer Shigeo Fukuda
“Victory 1945?, one Fukuda’s best-known works, features a projectile heading straight at the opening of the barrel of a cannon

If Shigeo Fukuda were alive today, I wonder what he would say; wha...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 2 months ago | 2 comments


Japan Pulse

If you're suffering from the heat while out and about in the muggy urban streets of Japan this summer the good news is there's a free way to cool down.

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Getting Famous in Japan the One Direction Way

Japan is a popular target market for pop singers that want to take their fame internationally, particularly, it seems, when it comes to debuting in Asia. Is it because of the infectious fan base? I...

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The Dragon Ball Training Guide to Self-Improvement

Olympic judoka and UFC champion Ronda Rousey turned some heads and busted some scouters when she appeared at this year’s Wrestlemania wearing a Dragon Ball Z t-shirt with an image of Vegeta and the...

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AKB48 Shopping Guide to Akihabara | akbzine

Looking to buy some AKB48 idol goods in Tokyo? In this shopping guide I'll provide details on where to obtain such goods when you're in Akihabara. Prepare your wallets!! While reika is busying hers...

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Why Does Japan Have Butter Shortages?

"Due to shortages, sales of butter are limited to one item per customer." From spring until summer this year, signs like this were posted in the dairy sections of supermarkets and food st...

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Japan To Redesign Its Pictograms to Be More Foreigner Friendly

image courtesy the Asahi. Translated by Spoon & Tamago

When we moved to Japan in the early 80s my dad, a Jewish New Yorker from the Bronx, quickly realized that he had made a terrible mista...

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JATA Tourism EXPO Japan

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I will attend the JATA Tourism EXPO Japan on September 25,2015.

” JATA Tourism EXPO Japan, internationally recognized as one of the largest travel events in the world, will present Japan as ...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 2 months ago | 1 comment

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