Announce  · 30. June 2019
My new album "Elegy In Violet" is finally coming out on September 20th! Can't wait!! Here is a sample track for you, "Please Stay". Originally it was sung by a Japanese vocaloid (singing software) Miku Hatsune. Yes it has a Japanese lyrics. If you listen carefully, maybe you could hear her singing "Ikanaide ♪"( "Don't go") in the chorus hahaha!
Music  · 17. June 2019
They are just great as interiors, even if I don't read them. Reading at a cafe in front of Amazon Book Store. "i was music but you had your ears cut off." Maybe good for catching inspirations for my lyrics. A teenage girl next to me was also reading, while the twenty-something boys on our back were arguing about investment out loud...
Living  · 17. June 2019
Dinner is over. Now you've started to regret "Why didn't I buy that cheesecake? It was on sale! I am dying for something sweet!!" But it's too late. You have showered and are now wearing your favorite pajamas... No worries! Here is a quick dessert recipe, which you can make as it only needs something that you always have in your kitchen. Just stir the ingredients with a tablespoon and put it into the toaster oven. Then it will be done while you're doing dishes or making coffee/tea. You have...
Living  · 14. June 2019
However cool someone's outfit looks, he or she is not always a cool person. Same is the food. Often a classy muffin has higher calories than a greasy-looking donut. So, home cooking is always a safer option than take-out foods. Here is a one-minute recipe for your (lonely) weekend party at home. (Serving 1!) 1. Put a package (or 1/3-1/2 teaspoon) of Wasabi paste and 1/2 cube of crushed onion soup in 2 OZ sour cream. 2. Stir them very well and serve! This dish works well with any stick/cut...
Living  · 13. June 2019
Are you a little over-weight? Yes?! Well, it's time for you to try microwaveable vegetarian Asian cooking! I know the secret of a Korean’s diet. As one of my former roommates, who was from Korea always complained: "Why Japanese restaurants are serving such small portions?!" Yes, Koreans eat a large amount. Yet, Koreans still stay slim, because of the detoxing effects in their super-hot dishes. Today, I am using Yuzu Hot Sauce. Yuzu is a Japanese flavorful citrus, which accelerates quick...
Living  · 09. June 2019
Today, here is my Minimal Cooking with microwave series 2! Japanese people eat any kind of dishes daily, Western or Asian. Actually, maybe you think Ramen is a Japanese dish. But it's not. Ramen is originally from China, we then transformed it by our innovative soups/toppings! Thus, Japanese food is quite eclectic. Here is a good example of a Japanese recipe, which is similar to Pacific Rim. *** If only you have frozen cooked shrimp in your freezer, you will still have an ideal dinner with high...
Living  · 22. May 2019
The recurring FAQ to me is "Why you Japanese can stay slim without workout?" I tried hard to analyze and the answer is "Non-oil Cooking". Just forget about "Fry" and "Deep Fry". Most of the popular Japanese dishes are either boiled, steamed or roasted without oil. Ramen, Sushi, Teriyaki, whatever. Now you know who is quite good at these kind of cooking. Yes, Microwave! Here is a typical example of my quick microwave cooking. Just like my music, it's simple and yet heart-warming. High in protein...
Living  · 17. May 2019
Hello, weekend in NYC! Always fabulous to catch up with someone I love. Last night, I learned a lot of lessons from this sweet girl from Russia. Her way of dealing with her husband is a Bible to me. I should have been like her. But it's too late baby, now it's too late 🎶
Music  · 03. May 2019
I went to Moomin Valley Park in Saitama Japan. I was so excited with meeting real Moomin and Snufkin. Moomin was rushing to me to pick me up for the photo session (above), because he knew l had been waiting for my turn for a while. That surprised even the Park staff, as well as myself. I am sure this will be one of my most precious memories in Japan. I was a big fan of Moomin anime as a child. The fantasic atmosphere which is dreamy, contemplating yet full of positive challenges attracted me so...
Living  · 27. April 2019
It's been almost one year since I came back to Japan. Still, l feel it's easier to write in English somehow haha. I have written some Japanese posts for this blog, as I thought I got used to Japanese, after l had written some Japanese articles elsewhere. But, l understood that's not true at all when I tried to write posts in both Japanese and English. At first, l wrote them in Japanese. Then I put the translations in between the paragraphs. That's when I realized I had been creating the idea in...

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