Monthly Archives: April 2013

Today’s Levitation and Roppongi Art Night

So for one reason or other I found myself at a couple of art events in the more stylish areas of Tokyo over March. Yeah, I think it’s weird, too. First, the more recent one: Hayashi Natsumi’s Today’s Levitation For … Continue reading

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Full Marks For Rice Curry Manten

In the humble Tokyo neighborhood known as Jimbocho–home to music shops, book stores, and Meiji University –lies one of Tokyo’s tastiest curry joints, a greasy little shop known as Rice Curry Manten. A-Button’s owner tipped me off about the place, … Continue reading

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Ex-Gainax Does Magic School (Also Animator School): Little Witch Academia

Magical academies! Spunky heroines! A big orchestral soundtrack! …sounds really boring, right? But in the hands of skilled craftsmen, convention can be compelling, and that’s what Little Witch Academia taught me. Now that all the good people that made up … Continue reading

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