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Whales & Dolphins?! Yeah.

I have the 1996 Terrorvision song “Perseverance” playing in my head today: “Whales and dolphins, whales and dolphins, yeah.” Why? Because I discovered something shocking about my beloved Japan today. I’ve always known that some strange things are on the menu in Japan and, being a pescetarian (that’s a veggie who eats fish, by the … Continue reading

Obon – horses and cows?

So, apparently, Obon happens a month earlier in Shizuoka than in the rest of Japan.  Obon (お盆), or the Bon Festival, is a time when Japanese people remember their ancestors and pray for the dead.  People usually have family reunions and return to their family homes to spend time together.  Originally, according to the lunar … Continue reading