Looking back on 2017

Looking back on 2017

Here is a quickly put-together post looking back on 2017 and how I’ve been trying to actually live my life.

Starting off with the still amazing movie Kimi no na wa / Your name by Makoto Shinkai. If I’m not mistaken, the first post I made in 2017 was about this movie. I still remember sitting in my seat whispering to myself ‘wow’ in the opening minutes of the movie. The artwork, the music. All of it was hauntingly beautiful as the meteor streaked across the sky, broke the clouds and separated into smaller fragments.

Continue reading “Looking back on 2017”

Advertisements

Incredible urban landscape sketches by manga artist

Incredible urban landscape sketches by manga artist

Amazing art of normal everyday places by manga artist Kiyohiko Azuma.

For more at Manga Artist Kiyohiko Azuma’s Urban Sketches of Japan | Spoon & Tamago

kiyohiko-azuma-01.png
Realistic depiction of various locations for the characters in the manga Yotsuba&!

Continue reading “Incredible urban landscape sketches by manga artist”

Japan’s “escape room” games go foreigner-friendly, into the underground

Japan’s “escape room” games go foreigner-friendly, into the underground

Oh man, escape room becomes escape Tokyo!? Real life locations! The Attack on Titan event version sounds awesome too.

SoraNews24

red_foreign_5

I’m slightly claustrophobic. So you might wonder why I would volunteer to have myself locked into a small room with a bunch of strangers. The truth is that I can’t resist a puzzle.

This is an escape room, an immersive puzzle-solving experience that will test your lateral thinking skills and problem-solving, and for the first time in Japan, it’s being offered in English and Chinese.

View original post 718 more words