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RapMushi (ラップムシ)

RapMushi (ラップムシ)

Everyone at work was feeling a bit under the weather today, and lunchtime turned to silliness. My colleague decided to introduce us to an app called RapMushi (ラップムシ) which he had on his iPhone, and I have now downloaded on my iPad. The app’s free – I wouldn’t have downloaded it if it wasn’t – and … Continue reading

Kumo Lumo – a kawaii new iOS game!

Kumo Lumo – a kawaii new iOS game!

I’m not a huge gamer, but when I stumbled upon Kumo Lumo this evening I was curious because, of course, it has some kind of Japanese connection… ‘Kumo’ (雲) is Japanese for ‘cloud’ (also for ‘spider’, but spelt differently – クモ). Interestingly, the Japanese below ‘Kumo Lumo’ in the picture above says「クラウド光輝」(kurawudo (cloud) kouki), which … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #39

Weekly Shiritori #39

Last week’s post was about Beppu (べっぷ / 別府), so this week I need to start with ぷ (pu). A big thank you to japanaustralia for joining in the game of Shiritori this week and suggesting Puccho (ぷっちょ) – a kind of Japanese sweets, and puroyakyuu (ぷろやきゅう), professional baseball. However, this week I had a burning desire to write … Continue reading

Japan Jigsaw Tour for iPad

Japan Jigsaw Tour for iPad

Although I don’t usually play games that much, I’ve developed a new obsession with Japan Jigsaw Tour for the iPad. I didn’t intend to play games on my iPad at all – it’s for serious things like writing and blogging – but when I searched the App Store for “Japan” and came across this cute … Continue reading