Opening Ceremony at Tokyo Electron’s Art Exhibit

Last night, I attended the opening ceremony for Tokyo Electron's art exhibit "A Close-up View: East Asian Art & Antiquities,"… Read More

The First 3 Months of Austin Otaku

I started AustinOtaku.com as a way to allay my own restlessness, living in the heart of Texas, far away from… Read More

Learning Traditional Japanese Dance in Austin

Of all the places on Earth to learn nihon buyo (traditional Japanese dance), you'd hardly expect Austin, deep in the… Read More

My First JASGA Member Mixer

I attended my first mixer and lecture with the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin tonight as a member. It was… Read More

Austin Otaku with a Knife? Attending a Sushi Workshop

Having  joined the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin as part of my new commitment to learn Japanese, I decided to… Read More