Tag Archive: hilarity

Unintentional Hilarity #3: All You Need to Know About Boyfriends

This is what you get if you search for “boyfriend” in my Japanese-English electronic dictionary (denshi jisho). Obviously, it contains all of the essential phrases one would want/need to know when discussing a… Continue reading

Unintentional Hilarity #2

I promise that this isn’t going to become an Engrish blog, but I’m short of time and am trying really hard to keep up the practice of posting regularly, so I thought I… 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

Novelty gravestones: Morbid or eternally cute?

I have homework to finish before this morning’s first session, but I just wanted to share photos of these gravestones that I saw in a shop on the way to Sojiji the other… 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

Happy Fourth of July!

So, in celebration of the Fourth of July, Melissa, Kate, Errol, myself, and Kayvohn (our honorary American) got together for an American-style hoedown in Maki, complete with beef, (accidental) pork burgers, corn, apple… 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

ALTs go to the movies…

Yeah, so after a trip to the gym and some Pizza Hut indulgence, eight of us met up at the Tsubame Warner MyCal theatre to see The Da Vinci Code last night. I… 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