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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 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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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 Fresh Banana Chocolate “Happy Yellow Frappuccino” and Social Media Case Study

Happy April! The sun is shining, the days are warming up, and it’s time to start thinking happy summery thoughts as winter’s icy grip melts into lush and lovely sunshine (before the hot sledgehammer of true summer hits.) How better … Continue reading

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Denny’s & Potato Girl, a brilliant Social Media gamble

An interesting thing happened at the intersection of social media and pop culture the other day. I had heard that Denny’s was doing really well on social media, one of the mainstream brands that has really managed to tap into … Continue reading

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Tanbara Lavender Park!

As I mentioned yesterday, this past weekend was a lovely long one, and all of Japan had Monday off. While our fair prefecture has no ocean for us to visit on Marine Day, I decided to stay a bit closer … Continue reading

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Super Yummy Chocolate Mousse

While Lawson may be disappointing me lately with their Japanese bagels, MiniStop’s desserts have been

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Strawberry ケーキ!

Whenever we’ve come to Japan on business trips for Otakon, my male collegues would usually lose a little weight from all of the walking around. On the other hand, I would usually put on a couple pounds, from all of … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Big America 2: The Idaho Burger

Friday passed, and then another. “Is it here yet? It’s got to be here.” “I dunno, that’s what you said last Friday.” “The website said late January. January is almost over!” Finally, with only a few days left in the … Continue reading

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Mikan Kit Kats!

Welcome to the first installment of what is to become a regular feature of this blog: Kit Kat Reviews! I’m a bit crazy for different flavors of Kit Kats, and I want to share this joy with the world. There … Continue reading

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