This isn’t a new site of mine but one I recently revamped. It has Japanese TV commercials (ads) I recorded. Originally the ads were in xvid format, which you had to download and then play in a player but now you can view them direct on the site. No downloading, and no special codec or [...]
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I’m thinking of changing mobile phone networks in the future but I am interested in keeping my number. I have heard that number portability will be introduced in Japan sometime this year. When I did a search I could only find vague references to it being implemented in 2006 (dated 2004). Further digging I found [...]
I’ve just finished designing a small web-site for a friend’s live music bar called Stargazer in Koshien Guchi (甲子園口), Hyogo. You can check out the schedule and get a map to the bar along with a coupon for 10% off food at the bar. More things are planned, including mp3 podcasts of some live performances [...]
It took a while but it seems that Japan has finally got its own version of NetFlix. Though, since Tsutaya is the Japanese version of Blockbuster, I guess I should call it the Japanese version of Blockbuster Online.
Went geocaching last week, the first day we took a trip to Mie-ken where, according to the weather forecast, it was the warmest place in Japan outside of Okinawa. Of course it snowed on the way back so you can guess how cold Japan is at the moment. We managed to find the cache and [...]