Monthly Archives for May 2015

Ryo san statue Kochikame, Kameari

The bronze statute of Ryo-san at the north entrance of Kameari station, Tokyo. Kochikame  is a famous Japanese comedy manga series.  It has a broad audience, ranging from adolescent boys to middle-aged salarymen. The manga is an ongoing homage to the working-class people and districts of … Continue reading

31. May 2015 by Joey
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Ebina SA

A melonpan also known as melon bun/melon bread is a type of sweet bun from Japan. They are made from an enriched dough covered in a thin layer of crisp cookie dough. Their appearance resembles a rock melon. It has become popular as some are “plain … Continue reading

29. May 2015 by Joey
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Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki

  Greetings from – Ocean View Area of the Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki prefecture. The (baby blue eyes) Nemophila flowers paint the hill blue in Spring & the sight is just outstanding. 

27. May 2015 by Joey
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H.C.Andersen park, Funabashi

Many are familiar with the Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen as his fairy tales have been translated into more than 125 languages. We all grew up reading at least one. Some of his famous stories include “The Little Mermaid”, “The Snow Queen”, “The … Continue reading

27. May 2015 by Joey
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Kanazawa Higashi Chaya District

Good Afternoon from the largest one of the chaya districts in Kanazawa – the Higashi Chaya district. Chaya is a traditional place of feasts and entertainment,  and when you enter back streets, you will soon find a maze of continuous alleys. The district … Continue reading

25. May 2015 by Joey
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