Category Archives: School Life

Happy Halloween!

Another great Halloween at school! I went all out, bringing even more candy than usual to hand out at lunch. This year saw a noticeable uptick in the number of kids that insisted on returning the favor, including a few … Continue reading

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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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Gunma-chan Manjū!

We had just gotten back from lunch, when my lovely supervisor sidled up to my desk. “Psst…Alice, you should go to the meeting room.” I didn’t think I was missing a meeting, and she didn’t seem stressed or worried. If … 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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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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Sakura mochi!

The morning of graduation I opened the teachers’ room door to be greeted by the almost overwhelming scent of Sakura. One of the teachers has a

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New Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Yume No Hajima Ring Ring” with English lyrics translation!

The new Kyary Pamyu Pamyu single ゆめのはじまりんりん, Yumenohajimarinrin, “My Dreams are beginning, Ring Ring” is coming out on the 26th! The video has already been released on Youtube. Another piece penned by the formidable Yasutaka Nakata, this one is just as

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