Author: Jamaipanese

Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica


The Japanese Embassy in Jamaica and the Japan Foundation is teaming up to stage another Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica. The 2 day event will be on Saturday May  30th from 11am to 5pm at the St Andrew High School for Girls and Sunday May...


Star Wars: Tarkin


Over the last few weeks I have been slowly devouring the pages of a Star War’s novel called Tarkin. Grand Moff Tarkin has made multiple appearances in Star Wars material from the original Trilogy to the Clone Wars and Rebels TV series. I have always...


Learning Japanese? This Giveaway is for you!


Clay Boutwell, the author of Hiragana, the Basics of Japanese, is looking for learners of Japanese interested in receiving a free book, kana shitajiki, and Japonika notebook in exchange for an honest review on Amazon. The givbeaway bundle includes: Hiragana, the Basics of Japanese—a book...


Brace yourself, Dragon Ball is returning


Rekindle your love affiar with your favourite Dragon Ball character (in my case its Vegeta) ladies and gentlemen for the anime gods have smiled upon us.   With Japan and the rest of the world pumped about the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ movie that featured...


Shingeki No Kyojin – live action Trailer and Poster


The wait is almost over ladies and gentlemen; the live action Shingeki No Kyojin or Attack on Titan movie is set for release in Japan this summer in two parts. Check out the recently released second trailer below. Fanboys (and girls) all over the world are...


Boruto: Naruto the Movie – Trailer and Info


The baton has been handing over from one generation to the next in the Naruto series. Boruto (“Bolt” pronounced with a Japanese accent) is Naruto and Hinata’s eldest son and he will be the star of the new series and movie. Boruto: Naruto the Movie...


Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft


I have a new gaming addiction… Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Described by its creators Blizzard Entertainment as “a fast-paced strategy card game that is deceptively simple and insanely fun”, for the most part I agree! Between Pokemon and Naruto was Yu-Gi-Oh Back in the day...


Hokuriku Shinkansen – Tokyo-Kanazawa


Japan’s newest bullet train is set to start service on March 14th. The Hokuriku Shinkansen will operate between Nagano and Kanazawa. The new route will provide scenic views of the passing countryside such as the  Tateyama Range which looks spectacular in varying seasons. The Hokuriku Shinkansen is a...


Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2015

Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2015

The yearly Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5.5-kilometre walk, run and wheelchair road race is one of the biggest charity events in Jamaica. This year I decided to sign up and participate due to my job and I happy to report that I survived the whole race! I intentionally didn’t do...


Blogging it up at for 9 years now

jamaipanese-logo is really getting along in the blogging years. It feels good to have a personal blog that has evolved as I’ve evolved and in many ways have stayed the same. I continue to struggle a little with the time to commit to my blog...