Tokyo Disney 2008

Tokyo Disney 2008

Feels good to be home. Just stepped in from my trip to Pensacola, FL to see family and friends. 2008 is just hours away. 2007 has been such a blur, I can not believe it is already over. However with 2008 nearly here, I have a lot of projects underway...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Im off on my holiday trip back to Pensacola, and when I get back, I hope to have a suprise in store for xorsyst.com and a new site I should be finished with soon. Till then, Merry Christmas from me, the kids of Nagasaki, and Andre Rieu.

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Trick

When a local magician Yamada Naoko (Nakama Yukie) gets fired from her job due to not being able to attract customers, she feels all hope is lost. Her boss feels a bit bad and gives her a newspaper article by physics professor Ueda (Abe Hiroshi) claiming money to whoever can...

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Blog of the Year

Just a little reminder, if you have not voted on the Japan Blogs of the Year, head over to WhatJapanThinks.com in order to do so. There are a lot of good blogs nominated, and it’s always good to find other blogs on Japan. I think next year, I’m going to...

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Asian trend towards foreign eyes

I never really understood why some Asian females tend to do this. I’m not a big fan of plastic surgery either. Some Asian females tend to prefer the eyelids of “foreigners” with that double crease above the eye. When I first heard of them doing it, I didn’t pay much...

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Anime Convention: Los Angeles

With 2008 approaching very quickly, I just thought I would give everyone an update on upcoming anime conventions happening near you. The first post goes to Los Angeles, CA with their convention happening January 4-6, 2008. If you pre-register now, its only $25. At the door $50, Friday $20, Saturday...

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Chemical Brothers: The Salmon Dance

Chemical Brothers: The Salmon Dance

The Chemical Brothers always puts out quality stuff. They are known for setting trends in the musical industry with artists from hip-hop to rock taking inspiration from them. Their latest video is about sammy the salmon, and is quite the educational video. Did you know fish pay attention to the...

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Yebisu is Japans #1 Beer

If you know me personally, then you might know that Im not much of a beer drinker at all. I perfer my alcohol in its purer forms, and cocktails. However there are a few beers that I will drink especially after I have had a bit to drink. Red Stripe...

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Traffic Tip: Blog about events

I can’t remember where I found this tip, but my hits yesterday were the highest they have been since I returned to blogging. It’s definitely something that I am going to do from now on. I have been looking for where I found this tip to credit the original author,...

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MIXI CTO Resigns

Well, now that you are educated from my last post on how huge MIXI is, just a bit of quick news about the service. The CTO Batara Eto announced that he will step down as Chief Technology Office at the end of December 2007. Eto lead the MIXI engineering team...

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Japan Government Official: UFOs Exist

While Japan’s government hasn’t admitted seeing UFO’s, a top government official says he “definitely” believes they exist. Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura was speaking to reporters about recent claims by opposition leaders about “frequent reports of UFO sightings.” The Japanese government issued a statement saying that it “not confirmed sightings...

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Singing in Japanese

Singing in Japanese

Learn your favorite Christmas song in Japanese with George and Keiko over at YesJapan.com

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