Festival Asia May 2015 – Win Tickets !

When: May 15-17th 2015 Where: Tobacco Dock, London E1 (Shadwell/Wapping/Tower Hill) Price: £8-12.50  Buy tickets here:  http://www.festivalasia.co.uk/tickets Well if your a fellow Japanese enthusiast then you will be interested in Festival Asia hitting Tobacco Docks this May 15th-17th. Win Tickets To win tickets to event, you have three options: Option 1 – Blog Please comment below on my […]

More cats than tourists on a Japanese island

On a mile-long island of Aoshima an army of feral cats were brought there to deal with mice that infested the fishermen’s boats, the cats since have stayed and bred. The cats survive by curling up in abandoned houses or run around fishing village looking for scraps to eat, the felines outnumbering humans six to […]

Brighton Japan Festival Returns This Month

Now in its fifth fantastic year, Brighton Japan Festival 2013 marks the return of the UK’s largest annual celebration of Japanese culture! The brainchild of Brighton’s premier Japanese restaurant, Moshimo, the ever-growing festival promises this will be a record-breaking year. Quadrupling in size for 2013, the Brighton Japan Festival has announced its new home in […]

Hyper Japan July 2013: Highlights and Artists

HYPER JAPAN, the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine and cool, closed on Sunday (28th july 2013) with a record number of over 62,000 visitors attending to check out the event’s latest exhibitors in gaming, anime, fashion, music, food, drink and more. The weekend saw a wide range of visitors, from keen anime and […]

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  • What is Purikura?

    Purikura or ‘photo sticker’ machines are a special type of photo booth that produce photo stickers. Jointly developed by Atlus and Sega, the first Purikura machines were sold in July 1995. Still going strong in Japan they have spread throughout Asia to Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Germany and […]