2 August 2007

Tweet Being a member of the Japan-America Society has it perks because I got an e-mail about a rare opportunity to see Nakamura Kanzaburō XVIII (十八代目中村勘三郎) and Heisei Nakamura-za at the Warner Theatre in DC on July 26. I was so excited about going as I have never seen live kabuki. I was hoping to […]

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Fermented Soybeans

22 April 2007

Tweet A few months ago, I went to Sushi Taro to order carryout on my way home. The restaurant was packed as usual (I had to wait 45 min for my food). They actually had Natto as an appetizer, so I ordered it along with some sushi. When I went to pick up my food, […]

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Kir Royal

1 January 2007

Tweet Kir Royal, originally uploaded by artistique. Happy New Year!!!!

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Maldito Amor @ Chi-Cha Lounge DC

22 December 2006

Tweet Maldito Amor @ Chi-Cha Lounge DC. Originally uploaded by artistique. Delish & spicy!!! Passionfruit cocktail with a slice of fresh jalapeño as garnish…

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Kingdom Hearts 2 and 大神 (Ōkami)

26 December 2005

Tweet Yeah, I can’t wait for next year’s releases of Kingdom Hearts 2 and Ōkami… :

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Densha Otoko (電車男)

26 October 2005

I found out about this purely by coincidental connections. It all started with Google…

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Ghost in the Shell

25 June 2005

Tweet Ghost in the Shell (1996) (Japanese title: Kôkaku kidôtai), based on Masamune Shirow’s manga, was beautifully executed and I watched it again this week in anticipation of watching Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004) (Japanese title: Inosensu: Kôkaku kidôtai). Almost ten years later, Mamoru Oshii still excutes an beautifully stunning anime, taking full […]

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