Category Archives: Video

Japan’s Least Popular Arcade Game |

I’ve developed something bordering on fanaticism for the Taiko Drum game and spend way too much money and time in video arcades as a result. “Game Centers,” as the kids call them, are usually a few floors with gambling on … Continue reading

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On The Bullet Train | 新幹線

Maybe the Shinkansen, Japan’s cross-country bullet train, is only interesting until you’ve ridden it. I was ecstatic to take the Shinkansen on a trip from Fukuoka to Tokyo. It’s a 14-hour drive by car achieved in a little under 5 … Continue reading

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Video/Audio: Nakasu Festival, Taiko Calligraphy

In which I watch 50 women carry a heavy object and two guys proving how calligraphy is totally manly. Continue reading

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Video: Japanese Meat Announcements | 精肉店の交友わ

In which an inanimate object shouts at me about hot dog prices. Continue reading

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