Games as Study: Final Fantasy XV

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Gotta love that Amano art.

日本語の勉強のためゲーム:ファイナルファンタジーXVの批評

If you’re going to enjoy yourself, why not get some studying in there too? Continue reading

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Legacy

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My family joked that pretty much everywhere we went in Japan was a World Heritage Site (世界遺産). Certainly seemed that way in Kyoto. 

遺産

Leaving any place feels like a metaphor for death. Continue reading

Games as Study: Terra Battle

You can tell these are all on their first jobs, because pretty much everyone becomes robots when they get new jobs.

You can tell these are all on their first jobs, because pretty much everyone becomes robots when they get new jobs.

日本語の勉強のためゲーム:テラバトルの批評

I was pretty dismissive about mobile games in the past. But perhaps I should reconsider my stance. Continue reading

My Weakness

When I first came to Japan, everyone was all "ここのくうきがおいしいですね". What? My town is famous for cookies!? Apparently, くうき means "air". Delicious air.  Go to a mountain town and tell everyone "自然いっぱいで空気が美味しいですね" and they'll love you.

When I first came to Japan, everyone was all “ここのくうきがおいしいですね”. What? My town is famous for cookies!? Ah, くうき, not クッキー. くうき means “air”. Delicious air. Go to a mountain town and tell everyone “自然いっぱいで空気が美味しいですね” and they’ll love you.

僕の弱点

I’m pretty good at controlling my habits. But one thing always slips through the cracks. Continue reading