Category: Travelogue

JPN Rush: The Nisemonogatari Off-Kai

Much like that speed dating thing I wrote about a bit ago, you can attain a lot of this information just by reading the mixi thread for the event. However, I’m going to assume most of you can either not read Japanese, or don’t have mixi accounts. Besides, I...

Piercing Through Walls of Embarrassment: The Otaku Singles Event

I gotta thank ANN for this one: Last year they reported on some crazy-ass K-ON! matchmaking event that went down in Tokyo held by the all too appropriately named dating service “I’m Single.” Me being the kind of dude who often complains to his friends about lacking companionship–often times...

JPN Rush: Five Months in Japan

There’s a degree of irony in writing this while I’m home for the holidays in America, but it’s been about five months since I’ve started living in Japan. It hasn’t been all fun and games, but it’s not been unpleasant either. What hurts my experience most is definitely the...