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Siro-A are back in town!

Siro-A are back in town!


You may remember I blogged about a fantastic performance taking place at Leicester Square Theatre in London last year called Siro-A. The only way I can describe it is the most mind-blowing and often hilarious light/dance/techno/special effects show I’ve ever seen. The very good news is that Siro-A has returned to London for a third … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN is back for Christmas!

HYPER JAPAN is back for Christmas!


It’s back! The HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market is officially returning to London for Christmas this year! You can buy your tickets here. From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 November, you’ll be able to get all your Japan-themed Christmas shopping done (and indulge yourself!) at the Kensington Olympia’s National Hall. Bringing together diverse exhibitors, sellers, performers and fans, HYPER … Continue reading

WIN! Two tickets to HYPER JAPAN!

WIN! Two tickets to HYPER JAPAN!


Great news, everyone! It’s competition time again – and this one’s pretty awesome. This is your chance to win two (adult) tickets to the UK’s greatest celebration of all things Japanese – HYPER JAPAN – on Sunday 27 July. *** The rules are simple, just like HYPER JAPAN on Facebook and comment on this blog post … Continue reading

Hi Sushi!

Hi Sushi!


In my never-ending quest to visit more Japanese restaurants in London, I recently visited a brilliant izakaya-style restaurant in the Covent Garden area. Oddly enough, I went for lunch with a group of people I’d never met before – I recently got myself back on meetup.com, a brilliant website where people can host meet up … Continue reading

Interactive dining: Inamo

Interactive dining: Inamo


This post is a little late but you can blame that on our Virgin wi-fi, which has been down for five days now! Anyway, I’m going to tell you all this week about an amazing restaurant in London – Inamo. I hope this is what all dining will be like it the future because I … Continue reading

Siro-A at Leicester Square Theatre

Siro-A at Leicester Square Theatre


I’ve never taken hallucinatory drugs but I imagine it would be something like watching Siro-A’s performance, only the Siro-A performance is even better than drugs. That’s an unusual way to open a blog post… I’m very late to the Siro-A party and am pretty sure 50% of the Japan bloggers I follow have already covered … Continue reading

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!


Geisha, shamisen, cosplay, video games – HYPER JAPAN had them all and more this year and it was the best one to date! HYPER JAPAN is a three-day exhibition of Japanese culture in London, encompassing both the traditional and modern. I kept hearing the phrase “the only UK event that truly reflects today’s Japan” used to … Continue reading

One month ’til Hyper Japan!

One month ’til Hyper Japan!


One of the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture will be hitting London again next month Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, so I thought I’d do a round-up of what’s going on and tempt a few more of you to go along! Whether you’re into Japanese food, music, anime, cosplay or martial arts, there’s … Continue reading