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  • When I visited Kobe, I went to Kitano, the district with a lot of European-style houses where foreigners used to live. One of the houses, the Weathercock House, served as a model for Toosaka’s residence. Another splendid house, Uroko no Ie, served as a model for the interior, particularly the […]

    Fate/stay night pilgrimage in Kobe

    When I visited Kobe, I went to Kitano, the district with a lot of European-style houses where foreigners used to live. One of the houses, the Weathercock House, served as a model for Toosaka’s residence. Another splendid house, Uroko no Ie, served as a model for the interior, particularly the […]

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  • When I was staying in Osaka, I went for a trip to Nishinomiya, the home of Suzumiya Haruhi. I must say that now I understand why Kyon always so complained about the path to school. It’s a long, long ascent, followed by a short flat road only to turn into […]

    Suzumiya Haruhi pilgrimage in Nishinomiya

    When I was staying in Osaka, I went for a trip to Nishinomiya, the home of Suzumiya Haruhi. I must say that now I understand why Kyon always so complained about the path to school. It’s a long, long ascent, followed by a short flat road only to turn into […]

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  • Kirino and Kuroneko have been released long ago so now it is time for Ayase from Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai to get her own nendoroid treatment and receive some figure collectors’s love. What does she come with? She comes with her school bag, her […]

    Nendoroid Aragaki Ayase preorders start

    Kirino and Kuroneko have been released long ago so now it is time for Ayase from Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai to get her own nendoroid treatment and receive some figure collectors’s love. What does she come with? She comes with her school bag, her […]

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  • Tsugumi by errant Hello there! Greetings! What about some nice pictures to brighten up your day and get some vigor? Have a nice weekend and enjoy the pics! Miku by mayo riyo Lucchini by figaro no ono Sinia from Sword Girls by an unknown artist picture by focke wulf Fate […]

    DFC Saturday #70

    Tsugumi by errant Hello there! Greetings! What about some nice pictures to brighten up your day and get some vigor? Have a nice weekend and enjoy the pics! Miku by mayo riyo Lucchini by figaro no ono Sinia from Sword Girls by an unknown artist picture by focke wulf Fate […]

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  • Japanese chain of family restaurants Denny’s will hold a K-ON campaign on the occasion of K-ON Movie coming to cinemas on December 3. Their November menu will include a special dish Crispy Fried Shrimp and Oyster Doria (baked bowl of rice with white sauce and other ingredients such as hamburger, […]

    K-ON Special Campaign at Denny’s

    Japanese chain of family restaurants Denny’s will hold a K-ON campaign on the occasion of K-ON Movie coming to cinemas on December 3. Their November menu will include a special dish Crispy Fried Shrimp and Oyster Doria (baked bowl of rice with white sauce and other ingredients such as hamburger, […]

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  • Did you know that many of the scenes in K-ON are based on real places in Kyoto, not very far from the usual touristic spots such as Ginkaku-ji and Arashiyama? In addition, they did visit Kyoto in K-ON during the school field trip and they went to Kitano Tenman-guu and […]

    Kyoto – K-ON pilgrimage and more

    Did you know that many of the scenes in K-ON are based on real places in Kyoto, not very far from the usual touristic spots such as Ginkaku-ji and Arashiyama? In addition, they did visit Kyoto in K-ON during the school field trip and they went to Kitano Tenman-guu and […]

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  • Anne Dautrich by Nanao Yuki The cold ambient air is getting to your bones; you can hardly see anything because of the thick fog; you drag your feet across the grass sprinkled with dewdrops; still you keep on going ahead. A knob materializes just a few feet in front of […]

    DFC Saturday #69

    Anne Dautrich by Nanao Yuki The cold ambient air is getting to your bones; you can hardly see anything because of the thick fog; you drag your feet across the grass sprinkled with dewdrops; still you keep on going ahead. A knob materializes just a few feet in front of […]

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  • I spent three and half days in Kyoto during my August trip to Japan. It’s a lovely place and I stayed at a lovely guest house, which I can recommend to everyone. It’s called Jiyuujin (時遊人) and it was set up last year so everything is new and working. It’s […]

    Kyoto – a lot of photos part 1

    I spent three and half days in Kyoto during my August trip to Japan. It’s a lovely place and I stayed at a lovely guest house, which I can recommend to everyone. It’s called Jiyuujin (時遊人) and it was set up last year so everything is new and working. It’s […]

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  • During my 5-week stay in Japan, thanks to my prior thorough preparations, I was able to visit or just briefly stop at quite a few places that appeared in some anime or game. Probably the most impressive experience was my visit to the real life model for Sakura High School […]

    K-ON pilgrimage to Toyosato Elementary School

    During my 5-week stay in Japan, thanks to my prior thorough preparations, I was able to visit or just briefly stop at quite a few places that appeared in some anime or game. Probably the most impressive experience was my visit to the real life model for Sakura High School […]

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  • Here’s a pic demonstrating the popularity of characters from the series Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, or shortly Haganai. As you can see, the poll is dominated by Kashiwazaki Sena, who is my favorite character as well. She’s called “Niku”, which means “meat” in English. In the anime, she is […]

    Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Popularity Poll

    Here’s a pic demonstrating the popularity of characters from the series Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, or shortly Haganai. As you can see, the poll is dominated by Kashiwazaki Sena, who is my favorite character as well. She’s called “Niku”, which means “meat” in English. In the anime, she is […]

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