Category: Japan

Searching for Keisuke, My Love

Located past Akiba’s KFC and next to a Denny’s lies Keisuke Black–a noodle joint that serves as a go-to spot for otaku in need of power in the form of ramen. And Kiesuke Black is all about power. As I saunter into the shop’s funky interior with its black...

JPN Rush: Movin’ To The Big City

I moved! Now, instead of living in some awful suburb outside of Tokyo, I now actually live in Tokyo! Isn’t that wild? There’s tons of gaijin on the internet who write about their move, and as research I thought I would read all of their stories, but even then...

Still Alive: One Year in Japan

At the risk of sounding like Koji Oe, here’s a personal post about my time thus far in Japan… As the title says, it’s been just over a year since I first arrived here in Japan dazed and confused. I’ve learned a lot, and there’s been plenty of happy...