Hey, long time no post!
Per this time of year, I’ve been really busy with the semester at University. But here’s what I’m up to…
What I’m listening to:
Sakanaction “Wasurenaino” (Can’t Forget)
Sakanaction is one of my favorite Japanese bands not only because of their catchy music, but because of their easy to follow lyrics which makes them great for learning Japanese. Continue reading
Until next time, Stay Awesome 3000.
One of these days I’ll post on time… I’ll try to keep it quick to let you know what I’ve been up to.
What I’m Watching:
High Score Girl 「ハイスコアガール」:
I actually found this show by accident by listening to the ending theme song (which is is posted below), but I decided to give the show a try and I ended up liking it so far.
Sometimes the weather in Tottori-shi gets crazy… Continue reading
This winter has been rather mild in Tottori, but when you’re walking around at night barefoot in an unheated gym, it’s hard to tell.
Until next time, STAY AWESOME!
Everybody loves to make fun of “Engrish” or “Japenglish”, but sometimes the Japanese sense of humor is translated just right. Continue reading
My apologies if XAD is a real fraternity.
新年あけましておめでとうございます。HAPPY NEW YEAR!
So December is bounenkai season (忘年会 -Year End Party: literally “Forget Year Meeting”) which means lots of drinking. I can only assume that the kanji is to elicit the fact that you drink so much that you’ll forget the past year. Continue reading
Having Christmas in Japan is expected to be different, but it’s also a bit frustrating if you want a more traditional Christmas.
Why? My reason for feeling so… because Christmas in Japan stops on Dec. 24th. Continue reading
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SUMMARY!
It’s been a while, but here’s what I’m checking out this week.
What I’m listening to:
Aoyama Thelma – ONIGIRI :
I heard this on the radio the other day and almost pulled the car over in disbelief. Trap-style Japanese music (Or “Trapanese” as I call it) is still on the rise. Continue reading
A man wipes the sweat from his face in the scorching heat at a business district in Tokyo, Monday, July 23, 2018. Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave. The mercury is expected to reach 39 degrees Celsius (102 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday in the city of Nagoya in central Japan and reach 37 in Tokyo. Deaths have been reported almost every day. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Oh… that explains it.
Until next time, STAY AWESOME! (And more importantly, HYDRATED)