A Japanese Ghost Story

My Brief Prologue to Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi So I recall having a brief conversation with one of my friends about Japanese ghost stories. Though my experience in Japanese or really any other form of mythology… Read More

Sumo 相撲

How To Become a Sumo in 5 Easy Steps 1. Skip breakfast. By depriving their bodies of food after eight hours of sleep, their metabolic rates stay low. 2. Exercise on an empty… Read More


Engrish! From Engrish.com Q. What is Engrish? A. Engrish can be simply defined as the humorous English mistakes that appear in Japanese advertising and product design. Q. Why do the Japanese try to… Read More


Internationalization 2.0 Hey guys I thought I would do some blogging around video games. While Japan is the Nintendo capital of the universe many games are played all over the world. In addition,… Read More


Let’s be a Tourist Okay here is the beginning part of my be a tourist in my home city plan. Although I have grown up in beautiful British Columbia and spent my life… Read More

Who needs Sleep?

 School Well here’s an update on my winter semester. The last two weeks were challenging wrapping all the end of term stuff up felt like a bit of a grind. To be honest… Read More

今 ちょっと、疲れているけど、すぐ申しこむなあ!

School/Life Alright so here is my ultra rushed update. I haven’t posted for a while, because I’ve been a little on the busy side. My semester and volunteer activities are going very well.… Read More

五年を始めている Beginning 5th Year

Here we go again! Things are excellent I’m excited to be beginning my final year at UBC. So far this semester promises to be one of the busiest and most fulfilling years I’m… Read More