Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, Season 2 Episode 01: It’s All Calligraphy

Around this time last year Japan’s NHK World television network put out what was claimed to be the first English language scripted sitcom. I’ll be honest, I was never clear if this claim was for the station itself or the country as a whole. Since the show was also available online, I checked it out. … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, Season 2 Episode 01: It’s All Calligraphy

Daycare Dilemma

(Let’s go ahead and get it out of the way. The main point of this post is that I basically need to gain an additional $37 dollars a month at my Patreon site to get both my current and future kid into daycare here in Shinjuku. I totally understand if this makes you want to … More Daycare Dilemma

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 15

The fifteenth chapter of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out doesn’t exist. Instead, I remind everyone that there will be a brief hiatus while I start working … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 15

Living Japan Episode 80

The first quarter of this year was pretty busy and the Living Japan crew didn’t have as much time as we’d like to get together. Things are looking better. Especially because we have a new episode. Co-host Edgar gives us this synopsis: WordPress: https://livingjapanpodcast.wordpress.com/ iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/livingjapanitunes On Episode 80, the Living Japan crew discusses about … More Living Japan Episode 80

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 14

The fourteenth chapter of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out goes to the awesome Natalie! Bloody Tokyo features original music composed by Manny Marx. If you enjoyed this … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 14

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 13

The thirteenth chapter of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out goes to the my amazing Aunt Cindy! Bloody Tokyo features original music composed by Manny Marx. If … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 13

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 12

The twelfth chapter of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out goes to the awesome pair: Shannon and Sush! Bloody Tokyo features original music composed by Manny Marx. … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 12