Monthly Archives: September 2017

Review: Films Set In Japan – Hacksaw Ridge (2017)

The word pacifist came up recently in a book I regularly teach from and I have to admit that I wasn’t exactly sure of it’s meaning. Having looked it up, I realised that the main character in this film was … Continue reading

Posted in Review: Films Set In Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Best Of The Rest Of Our Time In Hiroshima

It may not have seemed like it (due to many Yamaguchi-related posts) but most of our time was actually spent in Hiroshima. As the title suggests, this is a collection of stuff that didn’t merit it’s own post which may hard … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Japan Life, Japan Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Just Look At The Size Of This Train Station In Hiroshima

Think of train stations in Japan and the mighty Shinjuku station is sure to come to mind for many people. That is the world’s busiest train station and Japan monopolises the top  50 list with only five of them not in … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel, Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

This Lawson Convenience Store Is Different To Their Usual Ones

You’re getting a post out of this! Tokyo Fox must surely have run out of material I hear you cry but before I lose you all I should note that this particular convenience store is quite unique in one sense. Japan, particularly … Continue reading

Posted in Quirky Japan, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

An Excrement Time At Tokuyama Zoo

  Ask many foreigners their opinion on Japan and it will more than likely include some kind of reference to something weird and wonderful whether it be a silly TV programme, a funnily named drink, a quirky festival, a strange … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel, Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Detective Conan Filming Locations

When it comes to doing animation locales, I have rarely ever seen the film or TV show before becoming aware that it’s been based on real locations. I’m definitely not what could be called an animation fan but whenever I … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Filming Locations, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

#ForceFridayII– The Journey Towards ‘The Last Jedi’ Has Begun

  The journey towards ‘The Force Awakens‘ (2015) began around this time two years ago with #ForceFriday and now we have #ForceFridayII to mark the release of its sequel ‘The Last Jedi‘ (2017). As hotly anticipated as this one is, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Star Wars | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment