This “What The Friday?!?!?!” segment began when I came across this headline: Mood-sensing ears for catgirls and catboys smash crowdfunding goal. I was hooked! You see, once again a Japanese tech company, Neurowear made headlines when they developed Necomimi. As reported at SoraNews24:… Read More ›
Bravo To Video Artist “darwinfish105!” First of all, let me say this: I LOVE TOKYO. I love the people, and I love the neon – like this street in Kabuki-cho: It’s an amazing city to explore, with beauty everywhere you… Read More ›
Japan’s Spectacular Mt. Fuji! Living In The Shadow Of This Majestic Mountain! Mt. Fuji’s Spectacular “Hanging Clouds!”
Welcome To Mt. Fuji! Well, it’s a bit off in the distance, but this was my shot of the mountain from my hotel in Tokyo…can’t wait go go back to this magical city, and also to finally explore more of… Read More ›
Embrace A “Lovot!” These “Loneliness Robots” Were Created To Cheer You Up! “What The Friday!??!!” Here’s Video!
“A Lovot may not be a living creature, but it will warm your heart.” Yes, Japan now has “Loneliness Robots” – called “Lovot” – and they were designed for one reason only: to cheer you up! This edition of “What… Read More ›
2020 #Wanderlust – Remembering An Electrified Tokyo Night! I should have been in Paris three weeks ago. I was scheduled to head to Greece next week. Like all of you, the worldwide pandemic has brought travel to a virtual standstill…. Read More ›
The “Robo Twins” Are Here! I happened upon this photo – which had the photo credit MANDEL NGAN / AFP Photo / Getty Images. Terrific shot. Of course, I was intrigued when I saw this picture, for good reason. And… Read More ›
An Incredible, Mind-Bending Video Back Flip! In High Heels! “What’s the Friday?!?!?!” You Won’t Believe What Happens!
Welcome to The “Wild Wild World” Of The Internet! There are times when words escape me – yes, even me…and what I found online recently is just that time…it all started innocently enough, when I came across this cute video:… Read More ›
What’s Inside 2020’s “Lucky Bags”? “What The Friday!?!?” Finds Hot Dogs! Cosplay! Japan’s Greatest “Fukubukuro” Revealed!
Grab Your “Fukubukuro”! Here’s why I love Japan: it’s a country that kicks off the New Year by grabbing onto a “Fukubukuro” or two – also known as “lucky bags!” That’s right – it’s an annual tradition in Japan to… Read More ›
Geishas Under Attack! Well this is a troubling story: classic Geishas, Japanese women who perform ancient traditions of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by their wearing of kimono and oshiroi makeup, are under attack. These legendary Geishas… Read More ›
Check Out This Amazing “Sky Dancer!” My Facebook friend Deb shared this, and I was amazed by how beautiful and artistic it was. I had not heard of “Wind Games” or “Sky Dancing”, but it’s incredible. Here is how wikipedia… Read More ›