Monthly Archives: March 2014

McDonald’s Sakura Fizz Float and Sakura Teritama Burger

Well, it it turns out Starbucks isn’t the only American import getting in on the cherry blossom craze! (Gotta love their Sakura Lattes and Cherry Blossom Frappuccinos!) Everyone’s favorite burger producing mega-corp has joined the fray with Sakura drinks AND … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: a School Life Self-Portrait

As you may know, my school is not just a normal high school. In addition to the usual stuff like Math and History, there are also subjects like Accounting and Marketing. The Word Processing Club is popular, and the Abacus … Continue reading

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Starbucks Vanilla Lemony Swirl Latte & Frappuccino

Well, the cherry blossoms aren’t in full bloom yet, but the Sakura Frappuccino is already out of Starbucks stores. In fact it was out so fast that I missed the in between “Coffee and Cream” frappuccinos that were here for … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan’s Day Out!

A little while back the International Volunteer Committee I’m a member of, Jomo Jet, started a huge project. Normally we do community events like orphanage visits and craft events, but during the summer holidays we decided to take a little … Continue reading

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Cheer up, Buttercup!

After watching a recent Art Assignment video on creating GIFs I decided to do something in the style of a couple of my favorite artists, Chibird and Clare Belton. I wanted to do something cute and cheerful and uplifting. It’s … Continue reading

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Genki Sudo’s World Order: Have a Nice Day!

UPDATE: I translated the lyrics for World Order’s Have a Nice Day, so if you’re looking for them, check the link! Recently a friend of mine stumbled upon a video shoot for one of my absolute favorite Japanese modern dance … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Charizard meets Godzilla!

For the latest installment in my Pokémon mashup series, it’s Charizard meets Godzilla! Charzilla? Something about this combo just seemed right, especially with the new Godzilla movie trailer being

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White Day in Japan!

Friday was White Dayhere in Japan. On Valentine’s Day I went all out, staying up until 1 am to bake a hundred little cat-shaped madeleines and putting together bags and with name tags. The morning of the

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Häagen-Dazs Sakura & Rose Ice Cream

A recent bump in views on my Häagen-Dazs in Japan post reminded me that I still haven’t posted about the Sakura and Rose flavors! I love how endlessly

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Live-action Kiki’s Delivery Service Review!

Last summer one of my most popular posts on the Japan Expo USA Facebook and tumblr pages was the announcement that a live-action Kiki’s Delivery Service film was in the works. The day has finally come and the movie is … Continue reading

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