My girlfriend and I have been wanting to make more videos for everybody, so we decided to start with something fun. A dance! We are huge fans of the drama「逃げるは恥だが役に立つ」 Nigeru wa haji, a Japanese drama that was shown on TBS last year. One of the cool things about the drama was the awesome dance during the credits. Here is our attempt at re-creating the … Continue reading We Try The Koi Dance!
People always complain about how expensive food in Tokyo is, but it really isn’t! You have so many options for amazing food at a cheap price. So let’s take a look at some really inexpensive food. “KOMBINI” or CONVENIENCE STORES Everyone has heard about Japan’s convenience stores, and how truly convenient they really are. And it is true. The major convenience stores are Lawson, 7/11, … Continue reading Cheap Food In Japan!
So you’ve made it to Japan, and now you need to get to all of the cool, fun places in your schedule. Well, there are several “cheap” options for transportation in Japan, but it all depends on where you want to go and how far you want to travel. JR PASS For those that don’t know, the JR Pass is the Japan Rail Pass. It … Continue reading Cheap Transportation In Japan!
People in Japan are going nuts over a new style of bread shaped like the letter “A”! Actually, they say its shaped like a “trapezoid,” and called “Tobibakopan” or vaulting box bread. It sells for 310 yen or $2.73 US Dollars. There is also another bread called “Shiawase no Kiroii Shokupan” or Happy Yellow Loaf. One loaf will cost you 3,000 yen or $26.38 US … Continue reading Japanese Happy Bread!
So you’ve decided to live your anime, manga, and samurai dreams, and want to head to the Land of the Rising Sun—Japan! But what about the flight? Flights are usually the most expensive part of your trip, and frankly one of the toughest things to find cheaply. However, if you follow these tips, you can really save a lot of money. How much? Last year … Continue reading How to Get Cheap Flights to Japan!
Oita Prefecture in Japan, which is famous for its onsen, is promoting a video of former Olympians performing synchronized swimming in onsen. Just watching the video makes me want to jump into an onsen, so you should check it out here: An onsen is a Japanese hot spring, which usually contains different types of minerals that help you relax and cleanse. But there are a … Continue reading Oita Onsen Synchronized Swimming!
Tanabata (七夕) also known as the “Star Festival”, is a popular festival in Tokyo, and is celebrated on July 7th each year. This festival celebrates the meeting of the gods Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair). Legend of Two Lovers Orihime (織姫 Weaving Princess), daughter of the Tentei (天帝 Sky King), wove beautiful clothes by the bank of the Amanogawa (天の川 Milky Way). Her father loved the clothes, but Orihime was sad because she … Continue reading Tanabata Festival!