Surviving the JET Programme: 6 months in

Hey JETsetters!

Another milestone update here on life on the JET Program. It’s officially six months into my contract on the JET Programme. Been an interesting ride so far. Check out what I’ve been up to for the past half year in Ishikawa, Japan!

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I’ve Died and Gone to Otaku Heaven! Kyoto’s International Manga Museum

Calling all Otakus! Are you an anime and manga fan? Are you planning your next big Japan trip? There are a number of places that every otaku needs to have on their bucket-list when visiting Japan. Most of them tend to be in Tokyo, such as Akihabara or Odaiba, but there is a hidden gem in Japan’s old capital of Kyoto.

Kyoto’s International Manga Museum is a must-see for any otaku, where you can spend all day relaxing with a good manga and some delicious food. Or why don’t you try out some of the hands-on exhibitions or classes that are offered?

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Virtual Arts EXPO Event Comes to Sensational Smartphone Game IDOLiSH 7

Get those fingers ready and stellar stones saved, IDOLiSH 7 fans! A new event series has arrived for the popular idol-themed smartphone rhythm game for Android and iOS. “Virtual Art EXPO: The Beauty of Nature” is the first extended event campaign for the series and will run over the course of six months, starting in May. The event will be held at the start of each month and feature two of our favorite idols out of units IDOLiSH 7, TRIGGER, and Re:vale. The type of event for May’s Performance is a modified points event. It is still uncertain if each month will follow May’s event type or change depending on the month. May’s event also brings back the fan-favorite boost feature, which you can use to score even higher event items and points per live! Don’t let this opportunity slip away! This is the perfect chance to stock up on UR items and Rabbit Hall items! You will love the limited cards because they are gorgeous, their puchinana are adorable, and the rabbit chats only add to their existing appeal. Continue reading