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Today’s Art: What’s Beethoven’s Favorite Fruit?

It’s DAY TWO of my week of posting every day in celebration of my new Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/superhappyawesomeyay (Have you liked it yet? GO LIKE IT.) Today’s a little pen and ink based on one of my favorite Oyaji gags. … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: another super silly Pokemon!

I did a watercolor of Farfetch’d dressed as Darkwing Duck a few months ago, and did this one around the same time but never posted it. These Pokemon crossovers crack me up–what other crossover should I do?

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Pokéball Fireworks!

Yukata. Festivals. Fireflies.  かき氷 (kakigori) or shave ice. Sweat trickling down your back as your fan gently pushes the humid air past your face. All of these things mean summer in Japan, and one thing rises quite literally above the … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Gunma-chan — Nyanma-chan?

It’s time for this week’s installment in…THE MANY FACES OF GUNMA-CHAN! Ooooh! Yaaay! This week’s Gunma-chan may seem a bit familiar, if you’re, you know, on the internet. I’m sure you’re aware of Nyan-cat? Everyone’s favorite rainbow-powered poptart cat, on … Continue reading

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What is this I don’t even…Gatsby Aqua

Mute your computer. Right now. Turn off all sound before you watch this video. I want you to watch this video with no music at all (it’s short.) Next, turn the sound back on, watch it again, and prepare to … Continue reading

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Dr. Smiley

One of the things that I love about Japan is that there is a mascot for everything. Even the dentist has this definitely-not-creepy-at-all-no-sir guy grinning out front. I kind of wonder if the resident tooth doctor has glasses, or resembles … Continue reading

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Meet Melon Bear…

Meet Melon Bear. Melon Bear is half melon/half bear, and when he comes to class, my students get so excited that I’ve seen them literally start vibrating in their seats. Even students who previously had been

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Thanks Japan, I was confused about that before now…

This is Sean here, giving Alice a break from blogging tonight.  Words are hard, but pictures are fun!  Thank goodness Japan has finally explained how to eat my dessert, as when I first tried, I was clearly confused!

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Engrish of the Week! Eat…fresh?

We just got a Subway in our town, and all of the Americans have been buzzing with excitement. The sandwiches are delicious, the lobster bisque (no, really. Would you trust lobster bisque from Subway?) is a bit strange, but this … Continue reading

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Big America2: The Texas2 Burger

When I travel to a foreign country, I have a slightly perverse love of searching out “American” things. I enjoy seeing my home country through foreign eyes, seeing what stands out and what gets left behind. Tokyo Disney Land is … Continue reading

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