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Christmas 2015 (クリスマス 2015)

December 28, 2015


Commercially, Christmas is celebrated big time in Japan. There may a few families that go about it the American style within their homes, but not many Japanese put up a tree and lights. It’s all about that KFC chicken (Why??) and Christmas cake! This Colonel was hanging out at my local KFC. Kinda creepy, right? Here’s […]

7-11 x Star Wars

December 21, 2015


Convenience stores (コンビニ; kombini) in Japan will often feature goods from popular series or other entertainment. I’ve seen displays of Attack on Titan, Hello Kitty, and Yokai Watch. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens having opened in theaters, currently 7-11 stores carry merchandise from the movie. Notice the left side of the display. Consumers may purchase […]

Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー)

December 18, 2015


Move over, Tokyo Tower, a new skyscraper has been built in your town. Built in 2010, this glorious structure has been the tallest since, reaching at 2,080 feet. Not only has poor Tokyo Tower been overcome, Tokyo Sky Tree reaches higher than any other tower in the world. Pretty impressive! Guests may either purchase an advance […]