February 2016

Valentine's Day and White Day: yes, things are different in Asia.

Valentine's Day and White Day: yes, things are different in Asia.

Just like Christmas is very different in Japan, the Valentine's Day celebration is only minimally recognizable from what's familiar here. Yes, there's hearts and flowers and lots and lots of candy -- chocolate in particular -- but it has evolved into something that is quite different from what we know here in the US.

J.K. Rowling Announces Four Additional Wizarding Schools, Including One In Japan

J.K. Rowling Announces Four Additional Wizarding Schools, Including One In Japan

When the High Queen of Wisdom and Wizardry J.K. Rowling speaks, we (the Internet) listen. And when the author revealed the names and locations for four additional wizarding schools from the Harry Potter universe last Friday, including one in Japan, we indeed solemly swore we were up to no good to open up your world beyond the Marauder's Map.