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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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Interviewed at Metpod

Por kirai el 11 de September de 2011 en Kirainet

Last week I was interviewed by Jeff Richard, the managing editor for Metropolis magazine, for their fabulous podcast Metpod (Subscribe here). We talk about Japan, about being a geek, about the process of writing a book and also about philosophy of life (Balance between your hobbies and work). Here is the interview, I hope you [...]

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7 years in Japan

Por kirai el 10 de September de 2011 en Kirainet

I arrived being 23 years old and recently I celebrated my 30th birthday. It seems like yesterday when I arrived to this place that looked so alien to me and now it feels like home. Did Japan adapt to me or did I adapt to Japan? When I go back to Spain I feel weird [...]

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“A Geek in Japan” Presentation in Tokyo

Por kirai el 17 de August de 2011 en Books,Kirainet

Some weeks ago I presented for the first time one of my books outside of Spain; it was here in Tokyo in Aoyama Book Center. It was also the first time that a foreigner presented a book in this bookstore, so they were not sure if many people would come to the event because the [...]

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A GEEK IN JAPAN book giveaway!

Por kirai el 26 de May de 2011 en Kirainet

My book A GEEK IN JAPAN will officially go on sale from the 9th of June. The book is a great deal and you can get it for around US$13 dollars on or B& The good news is that we are giving away 10 copies of my books for FREE to people sharing a [...]

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A Geek in Japan – The book, on sale from June 9th!

Por kirai el 17 de May de 2011 en Kirainet

I’m very happy to announce that my book, A Geek in Japan, will be finally available in English from June 9th. A Geek in Japan (Un Geek en Japón in Spanish), whose Spanish version has been on sale since 2008, is a best-seller in Spain and is in its fifth printing. It has been translated [...]

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Seven years of Kirai: A Geek in Japan

Por kirai el 05 de February de 2011 en Kirainet

Today, 7 years ago, I started blogging; and last December it was 4 years since I started blogging in the English version of Kirai: A Geek in Japan. When I started my Spanish blog I was 23 years old and I was finishing university back in Spain; now I am almost 30 years old. During [...]

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English version evolution

Por kirai el 15 de April de 2008 en Kirainet

It’s been more than one year since I started writing my blog in english. I’ve improved a lot my english writing skills and met many new people who also writes about Japan in english. During the first months of this English version I had around 100~300 pageviews a day, right now it’s always between 4.000 [...]

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