Japan is about to enter a small vacation season – a week or so off in a row from the end of April to the first week of May. It is called “Golden Week”. Sounds kind of strange, doesn’t it? It is Japanese English that Japanese […]
This is a PR video for a not so major tourist attraction called Yanagawa. But it is entertaining with great quality. There are probably not that many people in Japan who immediately recognize the place when they hear the word “Yanagawa. This video was made for […]
I didn’t know until now, because I don’t usually watch TV, that SUZUKA from ATARASHII GAKKO was the MC of a morning information show. This is quite a surprise. Excitement and confusion came when I saw it in the hospital waiting room. I wonder if her […]
I found a cute package of “Kibidango”. Kibidango is appears in Japan’s most famous fairy tale, in Momotaro. These are small rice cake-like sweets.Momotaro, born from a peach, goes to Oninoshima island to exterminate ogres. Along the way, he gives it to a dog, a monkey, […]
This “Senkouji” temple is located in the city of Onomichi in the eastern part of Hiroshima.We have lived in Hiroshima for a long time, but we visited there for the first time the day before yesterday. It is located on top of a mountain, from where […]
Those who are lucky enough to win the occasional lottery are able to purchase one. Those that don’t have no choice but to buy resale products that are sold at almost double the list price. I gave up buying them and somehow lost my enthusiasm for […]
It has been on the market for a month now and I can see a lot of reviews on it. It is definitely a great camera. Especially for people like me who enjoy both photography and video. I can say that it is 99% the best […]
This is the site of a castle in the mountains about 90 km north of Hiroshima. It is said to have been first built in the 1100s, and by the 1500s it was a very strong castle that flourished. Today, no buildings remain, but the stone […]
I was very surprised to learn that this new project is in the works. The original is an arcade game from the 1980s. I was very impressed with the main character, a lovely miko girl. I’m glad to see that the new project seems to be […]
Izumo is an area about 150 km north of Hiroshima. Hiroshima and Izumo are blocked by mountains, and the area around the tops of the mountains is covered with snow, so the scenery is changing rapidly. It makes you realize that you are living on an […]
Like probably many people, I learned about ICHIMAKI from COALTAR OF THE DEEPERS. After she left, COALTAR OF THE DEEPERS is of course great. But I liked the different and uncertain atmosphere she gave them.I only had intermittent information about her after that, maybe once every […]
With a new vocalist, Wednesday Campanella is so good. Her visuals are somehow nostalgic, and despite her eccentric impression, she feels familiar. I used to see girls like her in the club scene in Tokyo and on the streets of Harajuku around the late 1990s. In […]
Muscle training seems to be the trend for Japanese people. The pandemic has changed many people’s lifestyles as they spend more time at home. The trend of muscle training seems to be a part of it. Sales of exercise equipment and protein are booming. Youtube is […]
The latest Evangelion movie has been released. It seems to have a good reputation in Japan. Will it save the fans who have been tossed about by this story for a long time? About 8 years ago, I left the theater dumbfounded by the outlandish content […]
It’s been almost half a year since it was released, but it’s not sold in any stores. It’s always sold by lottery. In order to participate in the lottery, there are various conditions. We have to have shopped at the store in the past, be a […]
If you’re shooting with a Sony camera, the FX3 is a hot topic. But, that’s too much for me. Do I need around $4000 camera to shoot a family videos as a hobby? However, I would like to accept the impact of technological progress on work […]
ATARASHII GAKKO! has an individuality and aggressive performance that sets it apart from most girl groups.The combination of aggressive dance and somewhat nostalgic songs is interesting. Since last year, it has been actively expanding overseas. I hope their performance will be recognized in the world.
March 3rd is Hina Matsuri, a day to celebrate the growth of girls. It is a custom that has continued for over 300 years. We also decorated a small doll for our 4-year-old daughter and had sushi. The boys’ celebration is on May 5th.