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South-by-Far East – SXSW 2012 Japan Nite Lineup

One of my favorite times of the year is coming up - Japan Nite at South-by-Southwest, when we can all… Read More

Japan Nite Line-up for SXSW 2011

It's nearly that time of year again. That's right -- South by Southwest (SXSW) is just around the corner, which… Read More

Slideshow and Video from Japan Nite 2010 at SXSW

Ordinarily, I avoid music festivals like the plague. You see, I have a bit of a phobia about large crowds… Read More

Japan Nite Lineup at SXSW 2010

Well, I have to admit, even though I'm not normally a live music kind of guy, I'm kind of excited… Read More

Brochure: Guide for the Otaku in Exile

For the presentation on anime for JASGA and for my anime lunch with the Japan Club at LASA High School… Read More

Discovering New Music: Shugo Tokumaru

Of all things Japanese, I tend to be weakest in my knowledge of Japanese music, which is sad really. I… Read More

SXSW: The Pillows at Japan Nite

Each Spring, Austin ("The Live Music Capital of the World") brings in musical talent from all over for its annual… Read More

Sing Along if You Know the Song

Asian Kung Fu Generation must have some friends in anime production world. Their songs have been used in hit shows… Read More

Slacking: It’s What I Do

I apologize for the delay in putting up a new post. Work, that necessary but evil aspect of life, has… Read More