Otsuka Fake Art Museum

There is a museum in Japan where the masterpieces are all fake.


Even the Sistine Chapel is face. You are dwarfed by the enormity of the place.  Continue reading

Nakano Broadway and Otome Road

Okay, I’ll admit it.  I was a geeky child.  Once upon a time I discovered Japanese anime when Cartoon Network began Toonami and started airing Sailor Moon and DragonballZ.

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Why Pennywise Can’t Just Kill The Kids in Stephen King’s “IT”.

For anyone who has read the book or saw the miniseries or watched the new movie, you might be puzzled why Pennywise never killed the kids. If he could appear anywhere and at anytime, then why not come after them in their sleep? Why did they keep escaping Pennywise?
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A Magical Obon Festival In Tokyo

In all honesty, it’s taken me a while to learn how to have fun in Tokyo. The city is too crowded. I always find myself swimming through a sea of people, only to finally arrive and find the “fun” place with a huge line.

Going to Tokyo leaves me more exhausted than energized.

Although I enjoy Obon Summer Festivals, it’s more for the experience. Or so I thought…

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