• Tokyo Game Show 2012
    September 20th, 2012By Category: Living in Japan
    The 2012 Tokyo Game Show opened for the press on Thursday with over 200 companies exhibiting their latest games. In recent years the spotlight has moved away from gaming consoles towards online gaming as the popularity of smartphones has increased. This was especial ... » Continue Reading
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    How to make NYC Style Sesame Bagels(胡麻ベーグルの作り方)
    July 6th, 2012By Category: Food & Dining, Video
    So how many of you are from NYC? Montreal? have the custom to eat bagels on a daily basis? As for me, the very first time I learnt about "bagels" when in 1994 in Huntington Beach, California, USA. It was after our daily running training session, and my coach took me and ... » Continue Reading
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    Hajimemashite! I am the Dancing Chef Kumigar!
    June 29th, 2012By Category: Culture, Food & Dining, Video
    Hi everyone! My name is Kumiko and I am known as the Dancing Chef Kumigar on YouTube. LOL This is my first blog entry on GaijinPot and I can not hide my excitement to be here! Big thanks to the GaijinPot crew to inviting me as a part of the blogging team! ARIGATO!! ... » Continue Reading
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    Mark Your Calendars for Samurai X
    May 25th, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Video
    If we are to count Hollywood films with Japanese themes and influences, surely one day won't be enough to discuss an entire genre alone. Filmmakers get inspiration from Japanese literature, from music, from animation. There's Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai, Kil ... » Continue Reading
  • Living Samurai
    May 25th, 2010By Category: Video
    A very cool Matsuri, held in Odawara, near Tokyo and brought to you here once again thanks to lifeyou.tv whose Japan tilt shift photography GP recently looked at. It's pretty long but offers a cool look back into Japanese history. Still remember the first time I saw s ... » Continue Reading
  • Final Fantasy Release Day in Japan
    March 10th, 2010By Category: Video
    Just yesterday, Final Fantasy XIII was released in the US and looks set to be a success.  The game came out right at the end of last year in Japan and GaijinPot was there to film the day of release in Akiba. Final Fantasy Release Day in Japan from GaijinPot on Vime ... » Continue Reading
  • Apartments in Tokyo
    March 8th, 2010By Category: Video
    Need to know more about what sort of apartments are available in Tokyo and what you can expect to find in them? Depending on your budget you might want to consider serviced apartments.  This term covers furnished, self-contained apartments designed for both short-ter ... » Continue Reading
  • Japan Second Hand Bookstores
    March 1st, 2010By Category: Video
    Jinbōchō is an area of Tokyo known for its many used-book stores. It is also home to many of the major book and manga publishers in Japan. The streets are literally jam-packed with bookstores. Shops of every size and shape line the streets. Second-hand books and used-ma ... » Continue Reading
  • Japanese Maid Interview
    February 24th, 2010By Category: Video
    Now synonymous with Japanese pop culture and almost a daily sight on the country's city streets, it is difficult to envision a Japan without its maids and the culture they represent. Here GaijinPot interviews one maid about her experiences and thoughts – let us know ... » Continue Reading
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    Custom Cars in Japan
    February 19th, 2010By Category: Video
    Quite a few foreigners have cars in Japan, but just how many have some like this?  This video of Japanese custom cars was filmed during a recent custom car event in Yokohama. Custom Cars in Japan from GaijinPot on Vimeo. See more Japan videos on GaijinPot here. ... » Continue Reading


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