Category Archives: TV Shows

The 12 Greatest Foxes

Unlike all the usual hard-hitting serious posts on here, this is a bit of a “fluff” post. Both Leicester City players and fans alike are often referred to as foxes by the media but this feature isn’t really about either. … Continue reading

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A Taste Of Siberia In Tokyo

Tokyo is absolutely packed full of museums and just when you think you’re aware of most of them you hear of another that has somehow bypassed you. I came across this one about 13 months ago whilst touring around Tokyo … Continue reading

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Tokyo ComicCon 2017

  Now in its second proper year, this convention returned to Japan for an extended three full days this year with the promise of a bigger event featuring a lot more

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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

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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Japan (Kanazawa)

Ever since the Shinkansen (bullet train) route between Tokyo and Kanazawa opened last year, reducing the travel time from five hours to two, tourists have been descending on the city in their droves to eat the many local delicacies and see such … Continue reading

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Joanna Lumley’s Japan (3 Episodes)

  The celebrity travelogue is a well-worn but fairly trusted way of delivering ratings for TV stations and when this three part series aired on ITV last month I expected more of the usual formula of looking at everything weird and whacky … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Chikatetsu Subway Museum

Japan is one of those places which really seems to spark an interest in many people and then there are the true Japanophiles who have a real strong obsession with a certain part of Japanese culture. Back on Jan 10th … Continue reading

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