The New York Buddhist Church sponsors an annual Obon Festival in Bryant Park.
Sasami-san@Ganbaranai has gotten noticeably darker with the appearance of Sasami’s dead mother. By now I’ve dropped the hypothesis that Sasami is an ordinary girl with Shinto-based delusions. This really is… Read more »
I blogged about high-tech toilets here and here but apparently the Japanese have only begun to explore the full potential of the technology. The latest development: toilets that you control… Read more »
A reporter for The Register visits Tokyo’s Akihabara district and finds it’s not quite the tech paradise that he was hoping for Step out of the station’s “Electric Town” (denki… Read more »
July 7 is the date of one of Japan’s most beloved festivals. It is called “Tanabata” (written as “seventh evening”). In English it is often called the “Star Festival”. It… Read more »
“Nekomimi” = “cat ears.” “Necomimi” is the brand name via Robert who plans to sell them.