Tag Archive: ads

Wordless Wednesday #35: Instagramming Japanese Ads

http://instagram.com/p/b-D8nhqnvU/ Above: “My dates are only along the Tokyu [train] line.” http://instagram.com/p/ZH_wBzqnsk/ http://instagram.com/p/WtaxYGqnjI/ Above: Creepy ad targeting people who want to transfer jobs a to foreign-affiliated company http://instagram.com/p/WMVA5zqnli/ Above: Hey girl, is your… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #28: Upcoming Takarazuka Shows

Romeo & Juliette, 8/10-9/9/2012, Tokyo Takarazuka Theater To follow up on my previous post on the Takarazuka Revue, I thought I would share some of the great posters for upcoming shows. They give… Continue reading

Election time!

It’s election time here in Japan. The official 17-day campaign period for the 2010 Upper House election began on June 24, and the actual election is scheduled to take place on July 11.… Continue reading

Unintentional Hilarity #1

It’s Sunday here in Japan, and I’m getting my first chance to relax since leaving Berkeley on May 31st. The last week has been crazy busy with orientations, classes, tons of homework, and… Continue reading

The Japanese can make anything cute…

So, every day on my way to class, I walk through or past the tallest building in Japan, the Landmark Tower (and an amusement park with one of the world’s largest ferris wheels,… Continue reading

The Wonders of Takarazuka

I just reserved a ticket to see the Takarazuka Revue in Tokyo a couple of days before I blow this popsicle stand. The Takarazuka is an all-female musical theatre group; I studied it… Continue reading

There and back again

Okinawa was incredible. So much fun. So many adventures. Details to come. By the way, did you know that Crystal Geyser is the water of America? Crystal Geyser, Water of America Originally uploaded… Continue reading