Monthly Archives: June 2016

On The Trail Of John Rain (雨) Part X – Paris

Throughout the Rain series of feature-length books, anti-hero John Rain is the principal persona but he has often been ably assisted by a supporting cast, and some of those characters have been the main feature of short spin-off stories. These have followed Larisson, Delilah and Dox; the … Continue reading

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日本 vs スコットランド (Japan vs Scotland)

  Japan’s Brave Blossoms late injury time win over the giants of South Africa last year was undoubtedly the greatest shock in the history of the Rugby World Cup. Not only that but it was one of the biggest giant … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: Mike Bassett England Manager (2001)

Leicester City are playing Norwich City in the Mr Clutch Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. From the film’s opening scenes it’s obvious that those teams playing in a final can only be the work of fiction!! (*) Mike Bassett (Ricky … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Iko-ji Temple Benten Cave

Even though I’ve now been in Tokyo for over a decade I still love seeking out new and unknown places to write about here on Tokyo Fox. You win some, you lose some and though this one is probably closer to … Continue reading

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Attending Two J-League Matches In One Day Pt II

  Hiratsuka was the location for our second match of the day in Kanagawa prefecture. I hadn’t really considered it’s actual distance from Yokohama for it actually took another hour from there and I was quite shocked at it’s geographical … Continue reading

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Attending Two J-League Matches In One Day Pt I

  Multiple matches on television has long been a common way of life for many football fans. It used to be just the World Cup when you could consume 2-3 games on the telly in one sitting but these days it’s possible … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Minayoshi (Osaka)

  When catching up on the hours and hours of Star Wars Celebration footage on YouTube last year I was a little surprised to see a Japanese guy feature in the coverage from Anaheim in the USA. He was on one of the fan … Continue reading

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