Tokyo meets the International Super Hero

Tokyo meets the International Superhero Written in November 2005: Age 16 My father and I embarked on the journey together, our goal being to attend the wedding of my uncle to a woman of considerable youth in comparison to his gray hair. Even though my father and I departed and arrived together our paths in Japan would wind separate but similar paths. My father and … Continue reading Tokyo meets the International Super Hero

The Happiest News | 嬉しいヌーズ

I am bouncing with happiness. My beloved Nepali students have arrived in Japan. They found jobs in the services and are doing well. To the surprise of the Japanese customers, they celebrated a Nepali holiday in their traditional dress in a family restaurant. 今日スゴクハーピーだ!ネパールの生徒が日本に着いた!仕事も出来た!ネパールの伝統的な着物を着たままファミレスでネパールの祭りも祝った!僕の絵顔が切れない! All of us singing together in Nepal before immigrating Continue reading The Happiest News | 嬉しいヌーズ

When the Elephants Dance

Here is footage of the Japanese man who set himself on fire in protest of Japan’s re-militarization; a pending decision that will irrevocably change Asia’s equilibrium. In my opinion, with the withdrawal of US influence globally we are entering a multi-polar and hence Neo-nationalistic era. Evidence in European governments hard turn right, the Asian islands disputes, and Russia’s expansion under the guise of “patriotic liberation”. … Continue reading When the Elephants Dance

Gaikokujin Vs. Expats

Gaikokujin Vs. Expats In the last year, I have lived in or visited eight Asian countries, over this period I slowly started to notice a difference between the communities of expatriates that I have encountered in each country. I determined that a unique set of circumstances engenders a relatively humble, considerate, if not tame foreign community in Japan. Please share your thoughts. 1. Japan is not … Continue reading Gaikokujin Vs. Expats