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Good Bye 2014!

Good Bye 2014!

New Year’s Eve!! TIME DOES FLY! Cannot believe today is the last day of 2014. 2014 seems like just started but now we are at end of the day. During this year, we all have good things and bad things. Sometime we were very happy but also quite sad. However, when we look back on [...]

Sakura House Gokokuji3

Sakura House Gokokuji3

I went to Sakura House Gokokuji3 for room viewing tour yesterday. Gokokuji station is just 2 stops from, but it is very quiet compare to Ikebukuro. Maybe the building appearance is not very good but the living room and rooms are very clean and chill. Near Gokokuji station, there is a big temple, literally Gokokuji. [...]

Worried about the Food You Eat? We’re Worried, Too

Worried about the Food You Eat? We’re Worried, Too

Have you ever wondered about what’s in the food you eat? We wondered about the same thing a long time ago, and after much pondering, we decided to grow organic vegetables and eggs at our sister farm in Aomori, TOHOKU BOKUJO. TOHOKU BOKUJO does not use pesticides or agricultural chemicals. It even grows its own [...]

The Year Of The Sheep!!!!

The Year Of The Sheep!!!!

The year 2015 is just around the corner. Have you already made a to do list for 2015? The year 2015 is the year of the sheep. The sheep represents the peace and security of the family or the group of people. I hope you and your family or a group you are attached to [...]

Cosplayers at Comiket 87

Cosplayers at Comiket 87

I went to the 87th Comiket, or Comic Market, the Woodstock of all things dojinshi/manga/anime/video game/fandom/otaku. Though Comikets usually gather half a million people each time they are held at Tokyo’s Big Sight convention center, I hadn’t gone to one in quite a while. I now regret not going, because I had a wonderful time. [...]

Christmas Illumination at Tokyo Sky Tree.

Christmas Illumination at Tokyo Sky Tree.

On the Christmas Eve, I was at Tokyo Sky Tree. That night was the first time I went into the inside of the sky tree and I was amazed by the young crowds filling the area. As far as I remember, that area used to be one of a few hardcore old-fashioned downtown districts in [...]

New Year’s Day In Japan!

New Year’s Day In Japan!

I assume that you have a plan on the new year’s eve already. Outing for drinks or watching Kohaku on NHK? For the first morning of 2015. we are going to have the tour Let’s Experience New Year’s Day In Japan!! If you are not sure how to make a year’s first visit to a [...]

Yomoda Soba

To-Do List for Ōmisoka!

Howdy all!! How was your Christmas?? Hope you had a great one, for me and others at Sakura House, we all worked during Christmas but were happy to meet some new faces My little Xmas decoration☆ Anyways, with Christmas in the past we are surely and quickly approaching the end of 2014. How was the [...]

Kokeshi Store – Kokeshika

Kokeshi Store – Kokeshika

I went to a kokeshi store called Kokeshika in Kamakura. Kokeshi(s) `are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and [...]

Sakura House Sendagaya 4 chome

Sakura House Sendagaya 4 chome

Yesterday I went to see the resident of Sakura house Sendagaya 4 chome, who moved out. He came from Spain to do an internship in a famous architecture company in Japan. There are many residents in Sakura House Sendagaya 4 chome working and doing an internship in an architecture company, car company and electrical manufacturer in [...]