Thanks to the relaxed visa requirements enforced by Japan about two years ago, it has become easier and more convenient for Filipinos to enjoy Japan. The upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo, slated for next year, has also seen a boom in new AirBnB's, new hostels and new hotels being built -- in fact, one thing … Continue reading Capsule Hotel 101: Hacks & Etiquette
Psssst....! In other news, Jun Matsumoto and Inoue Mao are said to be getting married. This, according to the wonderfully dirty, unreliable world of Japanese tabloids. Read all the dirt here Thing is -- it's really not an issue if Inoue Mao and MatsuJun end up hooking up and getting hitched. Imagine the happiness of … Continue reading MaotsuJun
How's this for a time-waster? Discovered ANA (All Nippon Airlines) Manganizer website and I am seriously hooked. I spent a big chunk of my time this evening just playing with the site. Plus, I wanted to know if I look like the perfect manga girl. My appropriated face is far from it -- in fact, … Continue reading Transform yourself into a Manga Character!
Yes, one of my dreams is to live in Japan. Not just visit, but to actually live there. But would you even consider it if this is your living space? Nope, the guy above is not a small person stuffed inside the locker by bullies. He actually lives in that space, as featured in a … Continue reading Would you live here? Not for the claustrophobic and the faint-hearted.
In honor of St. Valentine's Day--where people dress in red and try to compete for candle-lit tables located in over-booked restaurants, serving over priced steak--I bring you this adorable albeit, obviously crazy way these hapless Japanese salarymen show their love to their wives. By shouting their messages of love stark raving mad in front of … Continue reading Mad Love
I guess by now everyone knows what happened to AKB 48's Minami Minegishi. Minami, one of the pioneer members of the leading Japanese girl was caught by a photographer Shukan Bunshun leaving the apartment of Generations member Alan Shirahama early in the morning. (SOURCE) Of course, the tabloid implied that Minami is having a relationship … Continue reading Minami Minegishi’s shaved head is just so wrong
While writing the earlier post and searching the internet--I came across a picture so disturbing, so horrifying--I almost fell on my bed. This. I don't know who to blame, but I want specifics. Is it that danged stylist again? Is it you, Johnny? Is it any of the boys? I want specifics because YOU DON'T … Continue reading How NOT to sell a boy band: DRESS THEM LIKE FREAKING POPCORNS!
Have you ever wanted something so bad, it hurts and it consumes your every waking hour? I do. And this is my damnation: I never knew how much I wanted to go to this country, until the time when my sister called me last night to tell me she was booking tickets to Tokyo. Her … Continue reading Japan: Wanting you so bad, it hurts
I will begin this post with a short update that yes, I managed to hurt myself again by just doing nothing. By doing nothing, I mean walking until ultimately having my index finger (on the left hand) sucked by the steel blades of our electric fan. Following another stint in the ER (barely two months … Continue reading fashionably different
Taking a break from the endless spazzing about the upcoming Seoul trip to give way to something of equal importance: ARASHI has released the full PV for "Wild at Heart" (SOURCE) Okay, I would just like to explain a few things about myself about this post because the last thing I need are rabid Arashi … Continue reading Arashi is wild at heart….and with the glitter costume too!