August 09


Make Your Own Sushi With Faces!


Now any kid can whip up sushi rolls that look like Anpan Man’s face after school.


Or maybe they can be enticed to eat some nice raw fish for dinner if you deliver it by bullet train…

Saw these in the toy section of the Labi electronics megastore in Ikebukuro today. If you’d like to visit the LABI store in Ikebukuro the next time you’re in Tokyo, a map is on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

More Nightshade book goodness here, in case you think you might want to, you know, read it or something

A young woman is found dead in an abandoned car, with a pair of strangers old enough to be her parents. Their suicide note apologizes for a disaster that hasn’t yet happened. And someone is stalking the…read more

…or watch the book trailer (0:52)