Posted on July 18, 2011

3 reasons to go to Hyper Japan this weekend

In case you didn’t know, Hyper Japan is on in London this weekend (Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th July). I’m getting very excited about the event, and thought I’d share some reasons why you simply must attend. Choosing just three items from the incredible line-up was not easy, so in the end I managed to … Continue reading

Ocean Day (海の日)

Today is Ocean Day (Umi no hi / 海の日) in Japan. Ocean Day (also known as Marine Day or Sea Day) happens on the third Monday in July. According to Wikipedia: “The day was known as Marine Memorial Day (海の記念日 umi no kinen bi) until 1996. Communications Minister Shozo Murata designated the holiday in 1942 to … Continue reading