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Living in Japan!

Christmas Tree Doritos!

The longer I’m in Japan, the more I find myself doubting whether things are strange or if perhaps I’m just out if the loop. Upside-down Christmas trees, six-eyed snowmen…my sense of normal is changing with every passing year. With these … Continue reading

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World Order “Informal Empire” English Lyrics Translation

A random bump on my lyrics translation of World Order’s Have a Nice Day reminded me that I still haven’t posted the lyrics to their most recent offering, Informal Empire. It came out

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Country Ma’am’s Hot Drinkable Cookie

Every now and then a Japanese company will come out with a new flavor that lights up the internet, especially in the West. Burger King’s Black Burger is a great example, as well as the recently rereleased Pepsi Pink. Lots of … Continue reading

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A conversation with a Japanese coworker…

Trying something new with this comic-y style!

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Gobble gobble!

Happy Thanksgiving, those of you in America! We had a great dinner here on Friday, but I wouldn’t mind being home right now watching the parade and getting ready to eat all the food in the world. Have a good … Continue reading

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Making Annin Dofu From Scratch!

Annin Dofu, also called Almond Jelly, is a sweet almond pudding that is fairly popular in Japan. Apparently it originated in Hong Kong Dim Sum restaurants. Here it is often included with sets at Chinese places and is a lovely … Continue reading

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Kishi Bashi’s Lighght

I really love the KishiBashi album that came out earlier this year, so I drew this little portrait based on some of the jacket art. I’m especially excited that his songs have started showing up at Karaoke, including one of … Continue reading

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