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The Return Of This Traditional Lantern Festival Lights Up The Summer In Tokyo

Nowadays there are a wealth of YouTube videos, blogs and articles for finding out about Japan but back in my day the resources were far more limited. The sad fact is that a lot of my Japanese imagery was shaped … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum

Whilst walking amongst a very local flea market in a nearby park a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be able to pick up a bonsai tree at a heavily discounted price. It has since taken pride of … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘The Ramen Girl’ (2008)

The late Brittany Murphy plays the overly common ‘fish out of water’ role in this one which follows the ‘The Karate Kid’ style format in terms of student respecting and doing all that the teacher requests beginning with taking pride … Continue reading

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TF Film Review: The Karate Kid (2010)

I recently saw the 2010 re-make of the Karate Kid and was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. Admittedly I had low expectations as the original is one of my all-time favourite films and didn’t want to see the … Continue reading

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