Doraemon - Beloved anime character |

[Japan in Pictures] Doraemon

Every child in Japan (and every adult as well) knows Doraemon, the blue robot cat without ears, who can pull gadgets for every occasion from its pocket. Have you heard of Doraemon, maybe even seen episodes of the anime in your home country?

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[Japan in Pictures] Momiji

If I post one picture a day it would take years to show you each and every one of the thousands of pictures I have stored away on my hard drive and various hard disks. And since I won’t stop making photos, it would never end. So why not put those photos to good use…

KitKat Ginger - Tasting the new winter flavor KitKat Ginger |

[Food & Drinks] Tasting the new KitKat Ginger

If you have been to Japan, you have probably noticed that KitKat here doesn’t only come in its usual flavor. Somehow the japanese people have developed a liking for different KitKat flavors and Nestl√© Japan delivers. Tasting the different flavors of Japanese KitKat I am certain that Japan is the only country that has such…

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Osaka – A New Adventure

It’s been awfully quiet around here, but today I want to invite you to start a new adventure with me: Living in Osaka. After a few tumultuous months, my husband and I are now settled in our new apartment in Osaka, have unpacked (nearly) all the boxes and finally got an internet connection set up,…