Japan



  One thing I like about being a dad in Japan and the tons of improbable toys that one can find here. Sometimes, they’re a bit too over-the-top, but at other times, they’re really imaginative and fun. For example, Tomica, the main manufacturers of small toy cars (the Japanese equivalent […]

Star Wars Cars



  The things you find in Japan…   I understand the customer’s side of Engrish (I even asked some people to confirm): they just don’t care about what’s written. They don’t even bother trying to know what that means. It’s the manufacturer’s side that confuses me a bit. I assume […]

Obey Propaganda








    Isn’t this frog the cutest? I found it one summer day on the railing of the stairs outside my apartment. I guess it was hiding from the heat at it was a very hot day. It was very small, not larger than 2 cm of  diameter. I have […]

Japanese Frog