Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Second Bakery Attack

Posted in Film

With the big screen release of Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami imminent, it was with great delight to discover a further adaptation of his work is also waiting in the wings. The Second Bakery attack, taken from the short story collection The Elephant Vanishes is directed by Carlos Cauron whose most well known for his […]

Japan Social Bookmarking

Posted in Blog

With the demise of Japundit and Japansoc (which now operates solely on Facebook), it looks like for those of you with a hankering interest in Japan will have to look elsewhere for your news. Luckily for you, I’ve discovered two new sites that cater to your interests. The first of which is Japan Bump.

Saint Young Men

Posted in Literature

Saint Young Men is a manga by Hikaru Nakamura, it follows the story of bizarrely enough, a young Jesus and Buddha who live in Modern Day Tokyo. It won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for Short Work Manga but I still don’t think it’s something I’d particularly want to read but I liked the artwork […]

Byron Proper Hamburgers

Posted in Food

I never got a chance to write about this last week but I wanted to highlight the absolutely excellent Byron hamburger chain. I’d planned to meet my girlfriend to watch a film at the cinema but with nothing grabbing either of us, we instead decided to find somewhere to eat.

Guardian Travel Awards 2010

Posted in Travel

Last month the readers of the Guardian newspaper voted on their favourite travel destinations, winner of overseas city was none other than Tokyo.




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