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Gobble gobble!

Happy Thanksgiving, those of you in America! We had a great dinner here on Friday, but I wouldn’t mind being home right now watching the parade and getting ready to eat all the food in the world. Have a good … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Gunma-chan!!!

Gunma-chan won the Yuru-Kyara Gran Prix!! It’s official, he’s the cutest character in Japan 😀 http://www.yurugp.jp/ranking2014/

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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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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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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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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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Packing for Otakon!

In case you haven’t heard, I’m going to be presenting a panel on Gunma Prefecture–Sunday morning, 11:30 am! (I think there may be more goods to give away in my luggage than clothes, haha.) Anyway, I’d love it if y’all … Continue reading

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