More animated Japanese art can be found here.
It’s seems like a long way to go just for the “development of mellowness”, but Suntory is going to be sending some of their whiskey to the International Space station. They hope that the microgravity environment will aid in the mellowing. While I think it be great to try a dram of the stuff when it gets back in several years, I have a feeling it would cost a bit more than my current whisky budget allows :D
Here is the full news release.
I’ve written before about the difficulties of finding fully furnished accommodations in Japan. But that was over five years ago and things ave been improving for the better; particularly with the introduction of Airbnb Japan.
After all the hard work he did helping/destroying Japan, it looks like Godzilla has finally become a Japanese Citizen. According to the NYT:
Godzilla has stomped so many buildings in Japan that the irradiated monster was appointed special resident of and tourism ambassador for Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward.
Good on ya mate!
The juxtaposition of old and new in Japan.
This is why I love Osaka. I may have to try this out and see if it works :D
I’m a big fan of Japanese curry…well any curry to be honest. Plus I feel like we haven’t seen a Cooking with Dog episode for way too long. This recipe looks like it’s a bit too concerned about removing fat and I think it takes so long that Francis falls asleep, but the end result looks yummy!
Phrase of the day is “rippling jelly like state” :D
I’ve only been out for shabu shabu once, but from this video I now know that I totally blew it!