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Nikudan Sanyushi (爆弾三勇士) is the Japanese term for 'The Three Brave Warriors' or 'The Three Human Bombs', who in 1932 were Japan's best known war heroes.  Their names were Takeshi Eshita, Yuzuru Kitagawa and Inosuke Sakue and are pictured above.

On February 22n...

This short story is about two beautiful Japanese women, a smart business man and a gramophone needle tin, where a puzzling ending lead me to discover its beginning.

In late 2017 I was delighted to find the "CLUB" gramophone needle tin (shown below) in Japan.  It's...

February 17, 2018

Today, Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu became the first man since 1952 to defend a Winter Olympics single figure skating gold medal with victory in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.  This amazing achievement made me curious about Japan's past winter games history, so...

February 26, 2017

Remember those puzzles where you had to look at two similar pictures and 'spot the differences'? Here is a needle tin version.  At first glance the five GENERAL needle tins below all look somewhat similar but on closer inspection you can notice several differences, whi...