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25 Ramen bowls you must try before you die!

If you’ve been following my blog for a while now, you’ll know Fanny Chu’s passion for food (especially Ramen) has always been of interest! Fanny returns with her latest project tasting 100+ bowls of Ramen in Japan, ending up with 25 bowls that she can’t ever forget! This poster illustrates 25 top Ramen bowls that are highly recommended by Japanese locals, food critics, and Ramen experts in Japan. Mark them off one by one as you try these delicious Ramen bowls in person when visiting Japan! Fanny’s Kickstarter campaign has already smashed her target of $1,500 (currently at $2,798 at time of...

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Prepare to get hooked on NETFLIX’S latest series!

Image credits: Fuji Television Network Twelve episodes in and I can’t get enough of NETFLIX’S latest collaboration with Fuji TV; ‘Good Morning Call.’ There’s a great chemistry between the actors and actresses with a really charming storyline which creates a perfect recipe for a fun and entertaining series! You can imagine my shock when I’ve just watched the most recent episode and suddenly realise there’s a two week gap until I can get my next fix of ‘Good Morning Call’!! Well NETFLIX, you’ve come up trumps with this series, so I thought I’d take a wonder through the rest of their...

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Funimation launches in the UK & Ireland!

If you’re a fan of Anime, I’m sure you’ve had your ear to the ground since Funimation initially announced they would be bringing their hugely successful Anime platform to the UK & Ireland in 2016. Sadly, due to a few setbacks, what was meant to be a February launch was soon pushed back into March and with just a few days of March remaining, fans looked doubtful and Funimation (beta) finally launched on 7th April. Has it been worth the wait? Well, there’s an already impressive line-up waiting to quench your thirst for Anime. ‘Psycho-Pass’, ‘Attack On Titan’ & fan...

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Share your love of Ramen!

You may remember earlier this year, I featured an article covering Fanny Chu’s Ramen 2.0 poster sharing her passion for Ramen which received 222 backers on Kickstarter, which hit an incredible total of $11,397 to help fund the project! Fanny returns with a fresh project and if you loved her poster design, this is right up your street! The Ramen Sticker is not only a sticker for Ramen lovers to express how much they love to eat Ramen, it motivates connections between people and encourages conversations that can potentially lead to friendship. Each sticker also includes a themed “Ramen quote” such as those...

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NOT lost in translation – with Emily Johnson.

If you attended the Hyper Japan Christmas Market last year, chances are you may recognise Emily from her translation work throughout the weekends event! Emily is an American currently completing her masters degree in London which features her dissertation in Japanese to English translation. Emily has lived for over two years as an English teacher in Nagoya, Japan and completed a ‘study abroad’ in Osaka. Emily is originally from the East Coast of the United States but spent a year living in Colorado working for a Japan-specialist travel agency. While Emily is super busy finishing up her masters degree, Emily is also currently...

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