[Book Tour] The Forgotten Tale by J.M. Frey

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The Forgotten Tale Goes On Tour! Fellow readers! Catch Toronto-based J.M. Frey as she goes on tour this December with the release of her new young adult fantasy novel The Forgotten Tale.  About The Forgotten Tale Add to Goodreads or … Continue reading

[EVENT] Concert Screening: BoA Special Live: NOWNESS in Japan

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[#FRIYAYSatKCC] Concert Screening: BoA Special Live: NOWNESS in Japan BoA Philippines, in partnership with the Korean Cultural Center, invites all JumpingBoAs to a free concert screening of “BoA Special Live NOWNESS in Japan” on 4 November 2016 (Friday) at the … Continue reading

[Book Review] Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

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“Maybe there are differences between us -socioeconomic, political, racial- but that doesn’t mean we cannot connect, human to human, friend to friend.” -Ruth Jefferson, Small Great Things Title:  Small Great Things Author:  Jodi Picoult Publisher:  Ballantine Books Genres:  Contemporary Fiction, (General) Adult Number … Continue reading

[J-Rock] HYDE x YOSHIKI Collaboration at VISUAL JAPAN SUMMIT 2016

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  Just this weekend, HYDE and Yoshiki of legendary rock bands L’Arc~en~Ciel and Japan collaborated at the VISUAL JAPAN SUMMIT 2016. The two rock icons graced the stage together (bless) with Yoshiki looking impeccable in his white suit, and of … Continue reading

[Book Review] Racing To You by Robin Lovett

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Title:  Racing To You Author:  Robin Lovett Publisher:  Samhain Publishing Ltd. Genre/s: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary  Number of Pages:  210 [Ebook] My Rating: 3/5 Stars Synopsis from Goodreads: Love—the one roadblock they never expected. Aurelia is living her dream, teaching for a … Continue reading

[Academia]The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016: Official Conference Proceedings

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Last 2-5 June 2016, the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) held the Sixth Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016 at Kobe, Japan. With the theme Cultural Struggle and Praxis: Negotiating Power and the Everyday, more than 200 scholars/academics/practitioners gathered at the Art Center … Continue reading

[2016] Week 33 & 34: Eats, Reads, Beats, and Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

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It’s been a stressful week last week to the point that I didn’t even get to write a weekly wrap-up post, so I’m merging two  wrap-ups in this entry!🙂 Eats CoCo Ichibanya This famous curry restaurant from Japan is now … Continue reading