The One about Tokyo One Piece Tower

The popular manga and anime series “One Piece”, created by Eiichiro Oda has entertained audiences since its first debut in “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 1997 and the hit Toei Animation anime series which began broadcasting 1999. As the manga and anime series continue on, “One Piece” continues its popularity with a new and older generations of fans with video games, toys and many other forms of merchandise. But to celebrate […]

The One about Comic Books I Never Knew I Had – Part 1 (The Inhumans)

When I was a young child, my mother used to keep me occupied by purchasing comic books, which I would read like crazy. While I have not purchased a comic book for a very long time, I still reminisce of the old days each time I watch a superhero live-action film. Unfortunately, I no longer have a lot of my collection of comic books.  Having sold many of them (primarily […]

The One about Otori-jinja Shrine in Meguro

Meguro is a special ward in Tokyo that was founded back in 1947. Formerly two towns: Meguro and Hibusama, that were part of the former Ebara District of Musashi Province, the two were merged in 1932 into Meguro Ward. Meguro (which translates to “black eyes”) is known for its major corporate offices, 15 foreign embassies and consulates, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japanese Folk Crafts Museum,  and the home […]

The One about Kagurazaka and Bishamonten Zenkoku-ji Temple

With two hours to spare before I met a few friends in Shinjuku, I decided to travel to the neighborhood of Kagurazaka, near Iidabashi Station. Kagurazaka’s history goes as far back to the middle of the 16th century as the Ogo clan of Mt. Akagi (in the Gunma prefecture) moved to Kagurazaka to build the Ushigome Castle (where Koshoji Temple is currently located).  The Akagi shrine was transferred from Mt. […]

The One about What I’m Drinking in the Morning

I’m often asked what I’m drinking in the morning. And it’s pretty the same drink that I’ve drunken since I went for a more healthier lifestyle since August 2015. What I’m drinking is my own smoothie which consists of the following: First, I use a Ninja Professional Blender that comes with the two Nutri Ninja cups: Water (about a 1/4 or 1/2 of water from water bottle) 12 frozen blueberries […]

The One about Fatte Albert’s Pizza Co. in Hanford and Lemoore, California

As I have traveled the world, one thing I always want to try once in awhile is pizza. And while the majority of what we see out there are popular chains, I absolutely love finding local pizzeria’s, especially one that gives back to the community. Located in Central California (Kings County: Hanford and Lemoore) is Fatte Albert’s Pizza Co.  Owned by Steve and Wendy Gonzales, their local pizzeria’s offer gourmet […]

The One about the Casio Luxury Calculator – The S100

In the day of smart phones and tablets, one would not think that calculators are needed as much anymore.  And if you do, they are typically inexpensive. But Casio believes there is a market for multi-function calculators and there are people who want to look distinguished with having one and so they have released the S100. But when you think about it… there are few things that people may a […]