My K-On! tour of London!

K-On! is without doubt one of the best anime of all time! And with a large part of the K-On! movie being set in London, it was only really a matter of time before I got around to actually going to the locations from the film.  As the Blu Ray of the movie came out … Continue reading My K-On! tour of London!

Hyper Japan

Sadly a return to Japan this year wasn't possible, and my plans to attend Japan Expo Paris fell through, as a result there was no way I wasn't going to be around for all three days of Hyper Japan.  And oh wow!! This years Hyper Japan really was something!    A new layout for Hyper … Continue reading Hyper Japan


It's official, Ichiba, Europe's largest Japanese food hall is now officially open! I have to admit when I first heard about Ichiba, I was picturing something bigger than what it actually is, imagining a much larger food court with several different Japanese food outlets together.  However located at the White City end of Westfield London, … Continue reading Ichiba

Japan House

A Quick catch up Been a long time since I've updated anything on here, in fact I don't think I've posted anything since just before taking the JLPT N5 way back in December! (which I managed to pass! 😃).  Since then I've been quite busy advancing the plan to move to Japan, after having spent … Continue reading Japan House


After the brilliant go-kart tour we were in Akihabara and ready to explore, knowing that there was a lot here to get around there was no time to waste deciding where to eat, so McDonalds being the nearest place won.  Something quick was ideal in this scenario, plus they had WiFi so we could bring up maps … Continue reading Akihabara!