Japan is well know for it’s variety of colourful trains, but in this case I think they have even outdone themselves …
Archive for the ‘Life in Japan’ Category
Posted by redracer on July 31, 2011
Posted by redracer on October 10, 2010
On certain dates, the alignment of the date/time forms special patterns …
Posted by redracer on November 1, 2009
There were complaints about Burger King/Hungry Jacks ‘Triple’ & ‘Quad’ Whoppers, but this is ridiculous …
Posted by redracer on October 3, 2009
The 2010 calendars for many of Japan’s pop stars and idols are now available to order … Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by redracer on May 28, 2009
Here is an example that I discovered of the way the Japanese mind thinks 🙂
Posted by redracer on February 22, 2009
It seems that Japanese mobile phones by law have a certain feature that is not present in the same phones in other countries …
Posted by redracer on February 2, 2009
Released in August last year, this movie was a hit in Japan, and is about to be released on DVD …
Posted by redracer on February 1, 2009
January 2009 is the second anniversary of this Blog, and considering the lack of time I have had to work on it, particularly the second half of 2008, I still rather pleased with the amount of hits it is getting …
Posted by redracer on October 19, 2008
I have finally updated the ‘Enoshima’ home page with pictures taken from the latest exhibition ….
Posted by redracer on November 13, 2007
From HMV Japan’s web page, here is their ‘definative’ list – I gather from around 2003 ….
Posted by redracer on June 13, 2007
I just found out about this fascinating book which was published in 2005, and documents what amounts & types of food different people eat in various countries around the world.
Posted by redracer on April 18, 2007
POP quiz folks – TOTO is the name of …
Posted by redracer on April 16, 2007
Today I spent a day travelling to the city to visit the ‘Tezuka – the Marval of Manga’ exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Posted by redracer on March 6, 2007
The Keihin Tohoku line is one of Tokyo’s busiest major suburban lines.
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Posted by redracer on February 27, 2007
UPDATE 21-04-2007 – You can now read a review of the latest model here …
JR East converted one of their Ome line 4 car 201 series suburban sets to the ‘Shikisai’ (4 Seasons) Joyful train in 2001. Read the rest of this entry »