This is a book that I would recommend to anyone who loves Japan and art. It is AMAZING! It contains all hand drawn maps and scenes from around Tokyo, all done in pencil crayon. Florent Chavouet joined his girlfriend in Tokyo while she was on a 6 month internship. Instead of getting a job, he […]
Perfectly drawn dragons granting wishes to muscular man. Flawless cute girls singing sweet high-pitched tunes that make even strawberries taste salty in comparison. They make Japan seem like a safe haven where nothing could possibly go wrong. Que in the Yakuza. Japan’s organized criminal organisation. It’s listed in the national phone book and visible on the […]
I recently picked up a book at my local bookstore when I was randomly bored and looking at anything Japan related. My eyes caught this book right away as I noticed that the cover was entirely hand drawn. Upon cracking the book open, I was blinded by an infinite amount of hand drawn illustrations (with […]
I was reading Elle Canada (a fashion magazine) last night and came across a “quiz” about Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 book. The book is finally translated and set to be released on October 25th in North America!
This book takes place in modern day Japan, and is a series of 10 short stories written by Justin Isis.
I’ve really been stacking up on books about Japan lately, my last order included Arcade Mania!, The Otaku Encylopedia and My Darling is a Foreigner, and out of those I’ve only had time to finish the last one mentioned. So with the 5 books I got from Amazon today, I have a total of 7 […]
That sums up my most recent order from White Rabbit Press. Last time I got Danny Choo’s OTACOOL 1 and 2, and this time I got three books, namely Arcade Mania!, The Otaku Encyclopedia and My Darling is a Foreigner. The first two being books that I’ve been wanting to get my hands on for […]
I do realize that I’m a bit late on the whole OTACOOL thing, but I did finally order both of them a couple of days ago! As I got them late last night I haven’t had the time to completely look them through yet, but so far they’re both really awesome^^ There’s supposedly some Swedish […]