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Beastars – Best Anime of Fall 2019

Beastars was a silent dark horse. A big one. I dropped it quickly at the start of the season, no hesitation, no previews – because the title didn’t sound sexy. Only came back to it when someone recommended. Hurray! for the Otakus in our midst. Such connections ought […]

Kyoto’s Best Autumn Foliage In 5 Days

Kyoto is one of the best places to enjoy autumn foliage in Japan. The leaves usually start to turn red from middle of November, peak around the last week of November finally tapering off by middle of December. The best time to go? Last days of November to […]

Kyushu 12-Day Itinerary

If you are an onsen aficionado, you definitely need to visit Kyushu. Oita and Kagoshima are ranked #1 and #2 in Japan for having the most number of hot spring sources so you can expect a long list of renowned onsen resorts (Beppu, Yufuin, Kurokawa, Kirishima) to choose […]