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Today’s Art: Happy Fall Equinox!

September 23rd is 秋分の日Shubun no Hi, the Fall Equinox–a national holiday here in Japan, so I made this little Totoro drawing (I kind of like drawing Totoro, as you might have noticed) to celebrate it. For all the time that … Continue reading

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Burger King Japan’s Black “Kuro Burger”

I went to Tokyo to try the new Black Cheeseburger at Burger King! It’s made with charcoal and squid ink, and is pretty much the most goth food I’ve ever eaten. Or maybe it’s super heavy metal. What do you … Continue reading

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Today’s art: a Totoro Thank You!

I realized the other day that it’s been just over a year since I started posting my art online! This little Totoro was one of my first watercolors, so I decided to make this little video with a Totoro as … Continue reading

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Oizumi Carnival and the Samba-dancing Gunma-chan!

Last week, the Gunma Tourism Association posted this fabulous picture on Facebook, announcing that the Ooizumi Carnaval would be taking place this weekend. Samba dancers, international food, what could be better? I’ve been meaning to check out “Brazilian Town” for … Continue reading

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Starbucks Japan’s Caramel & Pudding Frappuccino and Shaken Caramel Custard & Espresso

New season, new drinks at Starbucks! The early fall line up just started up here with the Caramel Pudding Frappucino and the Shaken Custard Espresso. Spoiler alert: they’re delicious.

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Today’s Engrish: F$%¥ AS BOMB

It’s been quite a while since I posted any Engrish here on the blog. From Tiny Grass is Dreaming to my most popular post of all time, the Fuckin’ Sale, there just hasn’t been as much catching my eye the … Continue reading

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Today’s art: Moon-viewing Beauty

Today is 十五夜 Jugoya, the day for お月見 Otsukimi, or moon viewing. Essentially a harvest festival, it takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the old solar calendar.  It happens to line up with the Chinese … Continue reading

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