Visiting Tokyo (Travel Guide)

To begin, here’s a wonderful site to help you navigate the train lines in Tokyo: http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/index.html JR Train Map: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/info/map_a4ol.pdf Tokyo Metro Map:  http://www.tokyometro.jp/rosen/rosenzu/pdf/rosen_eng.pdf Points of interest according to station/area: Akihabara (via Yamanote, Sobu, and Hibiya lines) Famous for having one of the …

5 Toys You Might Find Only in Japan

It is common knowledge that the Japanese have always loved their gadgets, both children and adults. They also have a tremendous flair for the unusual, and it’s an open secret that most of the unusual gadgets that they develop remain for domestic consumption …

Windows 8 Anime Limited Edition

Available in Japan, Microsoft is releasing a limited edition anime style OS featuring Madobe Yu and Madobe Ai. Here’s a Windows 8 CM Here’s the old Windows 7 anime version commercial too Source: gdm.or.jp

Japanese School Uniforms

The traditional Japanese school uniforms are known throughout the world. The style of wearing a neatly pleated skirt, sailor-collar shirt, and high socks is so endearing that even students in countries where uniforms aren’t required enjoy wearing the style. While you may be …