Year 5 Index For The Three Steps Over Japan Blog
- An Otaku's Guide to Living and Working in Japan
- Main Index.


News:
Yes, I'm still living in Japan, but I've largely been outside of the areas directly affected by the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima reactor explosion.

July 16, 2013 - Finished list for the year.
July 17, 2012 - Started up Year 5.


Anime and Manga
Magazines: Brutus and PenReview: Dr. Haido's Experiment Notebook
Magazines: Switch - Wolf ChildrenReview: Sengoku Youko
Magazines: Cyborg 009 and Inoue artReview: Common Farmer
Magazines: FFF, Adachi and GhibliReview: Ancient Izumo
Commentary: Monthly Comic RexReview: The Three-Eyed One
Commentary: Champion REDReview: Saibara-Dake, vol. 7
Commentary: MansunReview: A Fish Crawls on Land
Commentary: Dengeki BunkoReview: Disappearance Diary
Commentary: Bessatsu Shonen MagajinReview: Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei, vol. 28
Commentary: Monthly ZenonReview: Susumu! Pirates
Commentary: Monthly Comic AliveReview: Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei, vol. 29
Commentary: Monthly Comic HeavenReview: Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei, vol. 30
Commentary: Monthly RyuuReview: Mardock Scramble, vol. 1
Commentary: Weekly Young JumpReview: Mardock Scramble, vol. 2
Commentary: G-FantasyReview: Mardock Scramble, vol. 3
Commentary: Dragon AgeReview: Mardock Scramble, vol. 4
Commentary: Comic BladeReview: Monju, vol. 1
Commentary: Monthly Shonen RivalReview: Monju, vol. 2
Commentary: Newtype and DragonReview: Monju, vol. 3
 Review: Afternoon Dinosaur
Cover: Evening CoverReview: Sekai no Hatedemo Mangakaki
Anime: Morinaga Candy AdReview: Taimashin, vol. 5
Anime: Kitaro DVD magazine, vol. 1Review: Taimashin, vol. 6
Anime: Kitaro DVD magazine, vol. 2Review: Mushibugyou
Anime: Kitaro DVD magazine, vol. 3Review: Sanshiro^2, vol. 1
Anime: Kitaro DVD magazine, vol. 4Review: Q.E.D., vol. 1
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 2
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 3
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 4
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 5
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 6
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 11
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 17
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 20
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 31
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 32
 Review: Q.E.D., vol. 36
  
 50 Famous People: Index 1, Vol. 1
 50 Famous People: Index 2
  


Living in Japan
Taking off the CastYoi otoshi o
Accident Aftermath 
Japanese AccidentsHumid
A (almost) Quick FixMaruya Gardens Theater
Anniversary 5JAXA Shop
 International Exchange Center
Confusing Gusto TV Ad 
Kagoshima Bijin Tokei 
  


Kits
JASS Demo 1Blink(1)
Animaris PengiMar. 31 Kiri-e
Trees flipbookMay 19 Kiri-e
 Moyashimon Cover and Origami Cranes
  


Culture
Stamps: RascalGeneral: A few minor announcements, Sept. 28, 2012
Stamps: HeidiPachinko Banners
Stamps: DoraemonMore Pachinko Banners
Stamps: Hideyo NoguchiT's Pachinko Sign
Coins: Prefecture CoinsTenpark Renewal
Coins: Collectors Coins, AgainYahoo Japan Ads
 Little Owls
Events: Nariakira Rokugatsu-gou 2012Anpanman in a Tree
Events: Nariakira, Day 2Anime Bar Nana
Events: Gion-sa Matsuri, 2012Oni Butts
Events: Jazz Street, 2012Giraffes
Events: KTS Festival: Day 1, Day 2Yokkatane
Events: One WeekendBuilding Gaps
Events: The KanbokuEarthquake Shelter Sign
Events: Tenten BirthdayIce Cream Stall
Events: Disabled FestaBook Off Renewal
Events: Ohara MatsuriNet Cafes
Events: Mu FM Radio Day 1, Day 2Ash
Events: Shibushi FestaLanterns
Events: Kouryuu Center CraftsAKB48 Trading Cards
Events: Laser Gun BattlePlanters
Events: Mottenai / Green FairBike Spike
Events: Show-1 FaireWan's More
Events: Seizan Calligraphy ExhibitWindow Dolls
Events: Volunteer Crafts CenterAnime Window
Events: Shogi MatchMetalwork
Events: Capcom Special ShopTurkey
Events: Sumi-e ExhibitSafety Parade
 Fashion Men's Night Out
Karate: Kokushin Karate TournamentMen-ya Gou
 Zipper Open
Memorials: Masumitsu YukiyasuShiny Truck
Memorials: JimesaFruit Tree
Memorials: Kindness of Strangers: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4Red Moon
Memorials: You Can Go Back: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4Building Up
Memorials: On the Road to SenganenTemple Reroofing
Memorials: Tofukuji Castle and ParkYamakataya Christmas Houses
Memorials: Roundabout: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3Tracks
Memorials: Go WestWatch Tower
Walks: Inari River WalkSad Sun
Walks: Straight Out NWPachin
Walks: Go Souther WestHawk
Walks: Going SouthTomato Story
Walks: Straight Out, 2Bike Parking Garage
Walks: People's ParkLanding Docks
Walks: Kotsuki WildlifeDeep Work
Walks: Agricultural Center: Big Tiger Shrine, CenterFinger LED
Walks: Tamazato GardensAmupla Xmas 2012
Walks: Kagoshima War CemeterySecret Ashtray
Walks: Myouenji WalkMore Pipes
Walks: Joyama KoenBuilding Up, 120812
Walks: Satsuma SendaiDark Light
 Temonkan Banners, 2013, Part 1, Part 2
Food: Waffle SandoPig Butt
Food: Garigari PopPig Butt Manga Sign
Food: Watermelon Pepsi and EspressodaNew Family Mart
Food: Loco MocoNew Year Decorations
Food: Scary Stories GumXavier Phonebooth
Food: Kaito Soda Ice PopsAnother New Year's Decoration
Food: Crepe Vending MachineNew Hole in the Ground
Food: Kamen Rider CiderKatsuki
Food: Waffle KitkatDream Jam
Food: Scary Mister DonutDream Jam Husk
Food: Nescafe Music BoxKitchen Yamamoto
Food: UCC Ship, Pepsi Dark SideSaigo and Friend
Food: Idol Master CardGusto Banners
Food: Bond CokePachinko Banners
Food: One Piece GummisGundam Pachinko Banners
Food: Octopus BreadHongan-ji Update
Food: KFC-DBZ MovieHongan-ji Finished
Food: Dydo DBZ CiderTreeman
Food: Kodansha and PretzMore River Work
Food: Kirin Fire and DBZGarbage Day
Food: Miku-manStreetlight Panel
Food: Soda Melon BarTV Interview
Food: Gundam Triage IceNice Hair
Food: DBZ IceNaughty Hair
Food: Share a Coke and a SongBreath Hair Stylists
Food: Sakura no Uta CandyPark Photo Shoot
Food: Cider Madoka MajicaBig Ash
Food: Frito Lay DBZ ChipsDirt Hat
Food: Dydo DBZ ColaHappy Nise Day
Sake: Hamada Shochu Factory TourWhite Rock
Sake: Evangelion ShochuComedy Act
Sake: Lawson's Shochu and WineKimono Fitting Sign
Sake: Dec., 2012, Shochu EventHeidi - Try
 Moon Over Sakura-jima
Toys: Verbal x Zima Amu Music
Toys: PyramidSatsuma Movie Poster
Toys: Porsche Coffee CarJizo Statue
Toys: One Piece and 7-11iBoost Cigarettes
Toys: Moyashimon TakarakujiHidden CDs
Toys: Georgia BenzGold Before Cat
Toys: One Piece DashboardJapital
Toys: Kirin Fire CarParis Miki Are Go
 Pig Butt
Manga: Kagoshima GraffitiSandecco Coffee
Anime: Lawson and GhibliHostess Club
Anime: FamilyMart and MikuMonster U.
Anime: Conan 7-11sShiro Kuma, Kuro Buta
Anime: DBZ Stamp RallyKinokuniya Display
Magazine: The Big Issue - Moomin FeatureNaughty Bikes
Magazine: Japan Beer TimesGomi House 1
Music: Lupintic PostersGomi House 2
Hiking the area: Running SakurajimaNot a Well Site
Shops: Infinity, Coffee and Magic CafeShin-chan Stickers
Shops: Anime Bar NanaStainless Steel
Shops: Soul Masters Coffee and CafeTree Bike
Shops: JAXA Museum Coming SoonT-Shirts
Shops: T-BoneSao Bar
 Building Up, the Sequel
 Idemitsu Logo
 Coffee Culture Factory
 Lion Mouth
 Heron
  


Travel
Up Sakura-jimaIzumi Crane Museum
 Tsuru Viewing
 Tsuru Lennon
  


Non-Japan related
TSOJ SpeaksSome Obscure Music Videos
Endtown T-shirtGoogle Doodles, 2003-2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, part 1
New Comics Reading ListTMBG
Cerebus, vol. 3 
Hubris Cameo 
Skin Horse Print 
 
Gameboy: Gameboy DS, DQ IX, Zelda - Hourglass 
Gameboy: Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Review 
Gameboy: Claymore and Chrono Trigger Game Comments 
Gameboy: Bye Bye Chrono 
Gameboy: ASH DS Review 
Gameboy: Mystery Dungeon: Shiren 
Gameboy: Sunday/Magajin White Comic