Tag: the asexual adventures of baka-raptor

Stuff that’s not in Sendai

Sendai is the largest city between Tokyo and Sapporo. Given how much ground that covers, you’d think Sendai would be ridden with tourist traps. Quite the contrary, all the tourist spots in Sendai seemed to be geared towards the locals […]

Japanese Taco Bell: Un-American

Nestled in Shibuya across from Wild One (the one that sells sex toys, not camping goods), America’s greatest fast food restaurant made its long-awaited return to Japan. Was it up to snuff? I waited on line for an hour to […]

How to Navigate Comiket

Step 1: Coincidentally walk through Akihabara two weeks before Comiket Not only will this remind you that Comiket exists, it’ll give you an opportunity to buy the Comiket catalog, which is essential if your goal isn’t to wander around cluelessly. […]

Tokyo: Round 3

The first time I was in Tokyo, I had just arrived in Japan and quickly left for the countryside without having done much exploring. The second time I was in Tokyo, I went to some crappy, overpriced bars in Shinjuku […]

Summer Travel Roundup: 2014

Kyoto Approximately 70% of Kyoto consists of temples, shrines, castles, and souvenir shops. They’re pretty cool, but if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. I didn’t go to the Geisha district. They’re too family-friendly in this day and age. […]

Baka-Raptor’s Highlight Mixtape

Stand-up comedy is hard. Stand-up comedy in front of literally six people in Milwaukee is downright sadistic. But hey, props to Anime Milwaukee for at least giving me a shot. Now that I have a badass highlight mixtape to send […]

A Few Words about Otakon 2013

I was a little younger and a lot less blind the last time I went to Otakon. This time I blue myself instead of getting sticky white stuff in my hair. What other changes would Otakon 2013 bring? THURSDAY I […]

Talk-A-Raptor -4

Kuroko’s Basketball – 0:07 Shingeki no Kyojin – 0:37 Laputa: Castle in the Sky – 1:33 Death Billiards – 1:55 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – 2:24 Berserk Movies II & III – 3:09 Robotics;Notes – 3:43 Chihayafuru 2 – 4:47 Hunter […]

I’m Afraid I Just Blue Myself

This past weekend, I went to Anime Boston cosplaying as Aomine Daiki from Kuroko’s Basketball (+ through one season, ++ potential). I figured this would be a good slacker cosplay. Cosplay jerseys are pretty cheap. I have a similar height, […]