A World in Pink: Sakura in Kyushu

It's finally spring in Kyushu! I am excited to spend my first spring in Japan. I was lucky enough to snap a few pictures of the famous cherry blossoms before a rain storm washed them away. I was surprised to learn that there is night Hanami or night flower watching. Some of the pictures below were … Continue reading A World in Pink: Sakura in Kyushu

Junior High Sports Festival

In my first week of teaching I encounter the famed Sports Festival found in slice of life anime. Anime tends to highlight the sports and culture festivals in high school because the classes tend to compete against each and there is more variety and independence in events and activities. Please take all of this with … Continue reading Junior High Sports Festival