October 02


Dwarf Engrish

I think it would be safe to say that nobody else on your flight from Kathmandu (or anywhere else in the known world) will mistake your luggage for theirs if you apply this particularly impenetrable Engrish sticker from Loft in Shibuya…

If you’d like to visit a Loft store the next time you’re in Tokyo, maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Read a novel set in Tokyo

In the wake of a deadly earthquake, fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning when it’s discovered that their favorite pop star is among the dead. But when Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, he finds evidence that suggests the impossible: How could the head priest have been murdered by…read more