Soga Bessho Bairin

...or Soga Bessho Plum Grove. During my first year in Japan, I've mistakenly identified a plum flower as a sakura flower. Rookie mistake, but come on, they look almost identical. Joined a friend on a trip to small town in Odawara in Yamanashi Prefecture, roughly an hour of train ride…

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Instameet: NAOJ

...or National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. In Mitaka. Also the location for a film themed Instameet with the Instameet Community JP folks. The campus houses quite a few pretty important historic astronomical observatory buildings like one of the oldest 20-cm Telescope Dome that was built back in 1921 and a…

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Wonder Festival 2018: Winter

It's that time again, to the crime scene where many wallets will be raped. Within these grounds, your willpower against greed will be tested to wall. Me? Just shooting figures as usual. ..although my wallet did took some unexpected damage. Wonder Festival 2018 Winter, held on 18 Feb 2018 at…

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Nikko

I rarely leave Tokyo, and I'll can't say no to any opportunity that I'll take me out of the metropolis. A friend invited me for his trip, and I tagged along. We just wanna see some actual snow for the year. For now, I'll just drop photos taken during my…

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Instameet: Dondo Yaki

The Japanese put up a special ornament on their door every year new year, something that I don't quite fully understand whenever I walk around the neighbourhood. I was just not curious enough to ask anyone about it: What is it for? Should I do it too? Would I be…

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Comiket 93 Cosplay

I haven't been taking cosplay photos for quite sometime. I do go to nearly every Comiket for the past 5 years, but rarely to the cosplay area since I spent most of my time helping out the IOEA folks at their booth. Since they didn't need much of my help…

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