Tokyo on Foot

Posted by Amy on April 28th, 2012. Filters:

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 […]

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Tokyo Vice – Diving into Tokyo’s Underworld

Posted by Brian on January 15th, 2012. Filters:

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 […]

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Tokyo on Foot: Travels in the City’s Most Colorful Neighborhoods

Posted by Aaron on January 9th, 2012. Filters:

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 […]

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Posted by Amy on September 10th, 2011. Filters:

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!

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I wonder what Human Flesh tastes like – Justin Isis

This book takes place in modern day Japan, and is a series of 10 short stories written by Justin Isis.

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5 Books About Japan

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 […]

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Otakus, Game Centers and Foreigners

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 […]

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Posted by Jonas on May 1st, 2010. Filters:

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 […]

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