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Horror and Retro Arcade Games Were Never a Better Combination

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It's ya boy Rose, and today our new reporter Megumi and I decided to go back to my home in China to celebrate the Lunar Festival. Well, that was sort of a lie, but we did manage to visit a horror house and game center called "Warehouse Kawasaki"  located in, well, Kawasaki, that had a Chinese sort of atmosphere...

Get Lost for Hours With Pachinko and Slots

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Have you ever heard of pachinko and slot?Pachinko and slots is one of Japan's establishments of entertainment and has a rich history for more than have a century. This time I, Rose, got the chance to experience Japanese milestone pachinko and slot. The name of the place is THE CITY BELLE CITY Kawasaki location, located just outside of Kawasaki station. The...

Rare and Exotic Eats in Yokohama Punish Your Tongue

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I never thought the day would come where I would sit down and stuff a cockroach in my mouth. Well I did just that at a a place called Chinjuuya in Noge, Yokohama. The name of the place literally means rare beasts and that's just what was served. Although the list goes on and on, Myself, Mike and a...

Sing Anime Songs Here to Feed Your Otaku Desires | STARS

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Something that has been popping up more in Japan's otaku sub-culture is anisong karaoke, a place where you can sing anime songs. Anime isn't anything new to us in the west, but recently I can't help but feel that more and more people are becoming more interesting in the intro and outros songs of various anime. Of course here...

JOYSOUND Brings an Excellent Karaoke Experience

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If there is one thing that is not a secret about Japan, that would have to be karaoke. If you just walk around Tokyo it won't take you but probably 5 minutes (if that) to see the flashing lights of a karaoke building. On this particularly evening, we decided to go to one of our favorite franchises. JOYSOUND who...

Cafe in The Sky, or Tree Rather

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After our success finding a great cafe at Center Kita, Yokohama, I decided it might be nice to try out another cafe called Nanja Monja Cafe off of Yokohama's Blue Line, this time near a station called Mitsuzawa Shimochou that has been getting some attention lately. I had heard rumors of a cafe that was situated in a small...

Wanna Come To My Place For Karaage?

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Izakaya's (Japanese pubs) are far from lacking in Japan. I mean what's there to hate? The menus are packed with a variety of dishes and drinks. Their usually are big crowds with friendly people and typically the service is quite good. We got all that and a bag of chips at a place called "Orenchikuru?" literally meaning "Wanna come...

Use a bed instead of a table at Chano-Ma cafe

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Chano-ma is a cozy place right inside the famous Red Brick Building near Sakuragicho. In place of standard dining tables, they offer comfy cozy beds which you can sprawl out on while you eat (although it isn't recommended for a healthy digestion). The menu is nothing to wave off either. I had an excellent beef stew which comes with a...

Shooting them guns and drinking that beer at GET@City

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I frequent drinking around the Noge area in Yokohama, and so when I learned about GET@City and how they have a gun range where you can shoot a wide arsenal of firearms. They had 2 courses, 2500 yen (US $22) for 1 hour all you can shoot and drink, and 2 hours with the same deal at 4000 yen....

Shinobazu Cafe Brings A Cute Ninja Experience

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Maid Cafe's and the like are in no shortage whatsoever here in Akihabara. However, today we got to try something a little different. Growing up loving the history behind Ninja and Samurai, it was time I fulfilled my fantasy. So what better place than Shinobazu Cafe, a well known ninja themed cafe in Akihabara. Not knowing exactly what to expect...

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While in Nagoya station we stopped by a cute little cafe called Cafe Gentiane: Pyorin, famous for their chick pudding. Although at first we felt...

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