Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gunma-chan macaron at my School Festival in Japan!

I had a great time at my school’s Big Huge Once-Every-Three-Years Festival today! Because it’s a commercial school, our festival is different from the usual High School cultural festivals. This one is focused on SELLING. Some classes make things, and … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor AND Youtube: Tanabata!

This past weekend was the third and final of my city’s┬ábig festivals! The first is the Daruma festival in early January and the second is the Tanabata Festival in July. I put together this little video about it for my … Continue reading

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Hiking the Oze Highland Marsh

Over the weekend I finally got a chance to visit the Oze National park, one of the most famous natural spots in a prefecture known for it’s nature. Officially opened in 2007, the park actually extends across not only Gunma … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Halloween Witchy Black Burger & Ghostly Camembert Chicken!

A few weeks ago, the news of Burger King’s Black Burger hit the internet like a hammer. Reported far and wide, the news was the perfect touch of wacky Japan, with just blend of the light-heartedness and funny oddness. Visually … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan Birthday Cake!

This little guy appeared on my desk at work yesterday as a belated birthday treat! My first time at my visit school since the day, and I can’t believe my lovely coworker remembered, let alone went to the effort. So … Continue reading

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The Tokyo Art Book Fair!

Last weekend my friend Julia and I went down to Tokyo to check out the annual Tokyo Art Book Fair (thought not before stopping for Black Burgers at Burger King. My video’s now up to 26,000+ views, how bonkers is … Continue reading

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