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First day Shrine Visit at Asakusa

January 5, 2014

Too Much Cosplay Can be Bad for Your Health

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明けましておめでとう!!!!!! (Happy New Year).  I had the genius idea (well, my friend had the genius idea) of going to Asakusa of all shrines on January 1st.  In Japan, it’s customary to go do a “first shrine visit of the year.”  My friend lives in Japan and only speaks Japanese but he is not Japanese.  It […]

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December 22, 2013

So I Accomplished 10 of My Life Goals This Weekend

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So I promised I would keep up with the blog.  I will try to as best as I can.  As study abroad is over and I am just wasting away the next month, I am trying to find things to write about.  I was also really busy with moving into my Nishi Shinjuku apartment.  It’s […]

Lupin vs Conan Ticket *^*

December 12, 2013

An Observation Journal Should Be Seen Through To The Very End

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観察日記は最後までやりきろう Yeah, starting off with another Gintama episode title for my blog titles ’cause they are all life lessons and this one is important because FINALS ARE OVER!!!!.  I am all packed up to move into my new apartment in Nishi Shinjuku on Saturday and I have one more month here in Tokyo. Last weekend […]

Tokyo Tower

December 3, 2013

Eating Ice Cream In Winter Is Awesome

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冬に食べるアイスもなかなかオツなモンだ Totally was a butt and named this blog after episode 38 of Gintama.  For a good reason.  Not only did I cosplay Gintama last weekend, but I have been eating food that is completely out of season.  In my quest to feel a bit more at home–end of semester blues and what not, I […]

Bought new Glasses

November 26, 2013

The Last Week of Classes Sucks No Matter What Country You’re In

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Well, last week was the second to last week of school, but I don’t expect much from this week either.  I really haven’t been doing much as things have seriously quieted down with all the work I have to do.  I finalized my new living situation for after the semester ends and my home stay […]

Birthday PuriKura

November 19, 2013

Turning 21 Here Really Doesn’t Mean Much

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So another rather boring week this week I must say.  I really didn’t do much except for copious amounts of school work.  I did get to go on a food adventure though.  I love how Japan incorporates its best selling anime and manga series (this is plural ’cause there are thousands >.>)  in its convenience […]

Side of the Free! truck with Makoto (OMG TATTSUN <333), Rei, and Nagisa

November 12, 2013

Not Every Week Can Be Exciting

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No seriously, not every week can be as exciting as all the other weeks.  I guess this past week was my super calm week. Well, sorta calm.  I did my school work and had a lot of other things to do like every other week.  And it got REALLY cold.  Like, REALLY COLD. Let me […]

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November 6, 2013

You Can Do A Lot With 5 Days of Free Time

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Wow, so I have a really good reason for a late post this week.  Though I find it funny how I go from last Sunday going to the Gundam Cafe with my friend to going to see the life-size Gundam model in Odaiba with my  dad.  I am gonna go through the week quickly ’cause […]

My friend Shiro and Myself

October 26, 2013

If Earth is Invaded by Aliens, They’ll Start with Tachikawa

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I was super afraid I would have nothing to write about.  There were two typhoons this weekend, a 7.3 earthquake last night AND I had bronchitis all week.  But boy I was wrong.  I am gonna start a little earlier in the week and talk about the holiday season and then go into why Tachikawa […]

The results!

October 21, 2013

That Time When Things Become Less Exciting

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This was one of those weeks where not much happened at all.  I am one of those people who drops their lives for midterms and finals and just sticks to that, so I really didn’t do much by way of fun….I guess I have two experiences I can talk about though.  One was about how […]