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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

Shamazing!


In the spirit of HYPER JAPAN, I thought I’d draw your attention to a rather fantastic CD I bought at the event – ‘Shamazing!’ by Hibiki Ichikawa. One of my highlights from the weekend event was the traditional ‘minyo’ music performance, where audiences were treated to traditional Japanese folk music. There was a mixture of solo … Continue reading

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 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

Hyper Japan Christmas 2012: THE VIDEO!


Have I mentioned that there’s no internet where I’m staying at the moment? This makes blogging rather difficult but hooray for Starbucks wifi! So, here it is. Short and to the point – my video of Hyper Japan 2012. I got plenty of material from the weekend that I will be blogging about over the … Continue reading

Sushi Awards 2012 @ Hyper Japan


At last, an article dedicated to the delicious going-ons at Hyper Japan! This would have come sooner if I had not taken a break from blogging but better late than never. Rather than write a general piece on the whole weekend event, I decided to run through the nominees for this year’s Sushi Awards. The … Continue reading

I’m back (almost)!


Wow, so it really has been a month since I last blogged. It’s been a manic few weeks so I’ve not had the time to write much, hence the lack of activity. However, the blog will be returning soon with a few small changes, as detailed below: I may no longer be able to do … Continue reading