Archivo para el mes October, 2012


Por kirai el 30 de October de 2012 en Various

Kajukansa is a mascot that promotes oranges from Kagoshima. His body is composed by four varieties of satsuma oranges: In the past, Kagoshima prefecture was known as Satsuma, and from there the first satsuma oranges were exported overseas. In Spain, in the Valencia region (where I come from), “satsumas” are also cultivated; most of the [...]

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Meeting People in Singapore

Por kirai el 28 de October de 2012 en Travel

I started the month of October landing in Singapore. It was the third time I visited the city-state: the first time on holiday and the second time for work. The city is so compact, “perfect” and “easy to use” that even if you stay for a short period of time you will start feeling like [...]

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Spain Stereotypes vs. Japan Stereotypes

Por kirai el 20 de October de 2012 en Various

My friend Zordor sends me these two short videos that made my day. Stereotypes might seem absurd, but they are important as they are the image that a country projects to the rest of the world. When I tell Japanese people that I have just met that I am from Spain, almost all of them [...]

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Dentist Sign

Por kirai el 09 de October de 2012 en Signs

Via Ikusuki via Love living in Japan.

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A Geek in Japan available for Kindle

Por kirai el 02 de October de 2012 en Books,Kirainet

My book A Geek in Japan has been on sale for more than a year now and it has been a success thanks to you! I’m very happy to announce that now it is also available for kindle as A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony – [...]

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Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Movie

Por kirai el 01 de October de 2012 en Anime,Cinema

I recently saw the adaptation of the anime Rurouni Kenshin to a live-action movie and I found it fabulous! Visually speaking the movie is impressive; while at the same time its plot is very entertaining. Maybe one of its problems is that it tries to be too faithfull to the anime and it assumes that [...]

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