Finally Polyglot Industry is Happening in Japan






There were many events about multilingual and translation in the end of the month and Tokyo. (I wanted to write this blog post because I wanted to try out YarakuZen service. This blog post may be hard to read. Sorry if you feel so in advanced 🙂 ) On 10/29 (Thu) I decided to re-schedule and went to Tokyo early because I heard about the meet-up event about multilingual industry at HiveShibuya. https://polyglots.doorkeeper.jp/   Three Talks that You Should Not Have Missed If You Are Interested in Multilingual Industry If you want to know the detail summary of each talks, you should visit Ms. Naoko Takano’s blog post. First, Mr. […]





GIRLS ONLY Sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara






On Oct 1, 2010, a new kind of sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan – A girls-only sushi restaurant with the concept of “Fresh and Kawaii” Akihabara is known for the center of Japanese subculture. They are famous for a Japanese idol group AKB48, maid cafes and anime stores in addition to electronic stores. So only-girls sushi restaurant is not “unusual” among hard-core Akihabara goers. The name of sushi restaurant is “Nadeshiko Sushi”. Nadeshiko means “pure yet strong Japanese women”. The restaurant website says that they have a several “real” sushi chefs working in the back. But in the store-front, you only see Japanese girls making and serving sushi. […]





A Spanish tourist dived into Tokyo’s Imperial Moat NAKED






According to a various news sources,  at around noon today, a Spanish tourist dived into Tokyo’s Imperial Moat NAKED. And then, he was arrested right before 1pm. According to some sources, he and his friend(?) came to Koban (police box) because his friend lost his bag under the moat. And, all of sudden, the guy stripped off his clothes and dived into the moat. Surprised local police started chasing after him, called for backups (a lot) and arrested him. Mainichi News (Japanese) http://mainichi.jp/select/jiken/news/20081007k0000e040068000c.html — I don’t know if he was drunk or not… but I happened to watch the news coverage video from NTV. Yeah, he was naked. But also […]