The Red Demon Samurai – Ii Naomasa

img_ii1 Ii Naomasa is known as the Red Demon. A historic figure and one of the Four Guardians of the Tokugawa in Japanese history. He is... Read more »
| Japan |

Slick Samurai Sword Chopsticks

all_01 It was only last week that I introduced Kotobukiya's Power of the Force special Star Wars-themed chopsticks. Now they've gone and... Read more »
| Other |

Star Wars Chopsticks – Nibble with the ...

starwars-chopsaver02 This week's Interesting Items from Japan (Omoshiro Zakka) are Star Wars chopsticks. Use the Power of the Force to fight your way... Read more »
| Other |

NihongoUp Japanese Study Tool Review

nihongoup NihongoUp is a neat little game that installs quickly and cleanly and offers great benefits to you learning Japanese. With Kana... Read more »
| Other |

Deep sea bonefish extension cord

img10443864164.jpeg It's that time of the week again. Here's another bizarre product from the everlasting goody bag of interesting Japanese items... Read more »
| Other |

Magic PET bottle creatures

magicpet-anime01 Magic PET creatures from the depths of the sea! What now?! Yes. They float, they sink, they wobble playfully in the waves of your... Read more »
| Other |

Light Photography in a Rotting Onsen Hotel

PC126229 Last week I took you through the bowels of a water-ridden, decomposing onsen hotel haikyo in the heart of the Japanese... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Roly Poly Cat Egg for Christmas?

roly-poly-cat-egg3 Since it's Christmas, I figured this week's Omoshiro Zakka (Interesting Items) should be Christmas themed. But you'd be surprised... Read more »
| Other |
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