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Monthly Archives: January 2010



Well, I had a donburi meal at a restaurant tonight with the temporary roomate I have for orientation and his friends from SH 4. The gyudon I blogged about earlier is a donburi dish, but I’m not sure exactly what kind of donburi dish it was. ^^; It was quite good, and was served with […]

Yoshinoya Beef Bowl


I had gyudon (牛丼, also known as a “beef bowl”) yesterday at Yoshinoya. It was heavenly! For those who don’t know, it’s a bowl of rice served with strips of beef on top of it. Right now Yoshinoya (or at least the branch I went to) is having a “80 yen off” sale. So I […]

Happy Binary Day!


Happy Binary Day everyone! Yesterday and today are a couple of the binary dates this year. What’s a binary date? Well, it’s when a date has only 0s and 1s in it. The last time this happened was in 2000 and 2001. There will be several more dates this year and in 2011, but those […]

Tokyo Second Trip – Day 3


Well, here’s the overdue next installment of my second Tokyo trip entries. おまたせ! Sorry to make you wait. ^^; On the 29th of December, we headed out to do some shopping and sightseeing. Hitting Akihabara early on in the day, we were able to visit some shops that had been closed the last time we […]

Tokyo Second Trip – Day 2


On Monday, the 28th, we decided to figure out exactly where Tokyo Big Sight, the venue for Comiket, was and how to get there via the subways. On this day and the next, we purchased 1,000 yen all-day passes, which allowed us to ride the subways as much as we wanted, and made our exploring […]

Tokyo Second Trip – Day 1


So I took a second trip to Tokyo recently (the first being some months back for TGS), and was there for more than just one day, this time. ;) For the sake of readability and sanity (both mine and yours), it will be split up into multiple posts. We left on Saturday night (Dec. 26th) […]