Every day, stuff you’d never see anywhere else.

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  • Thong Santa
    Thong Santa
  • Streets Paved with Gyoza
    Streets Paved with Gyoza
  • There’s a Fish Fin in My Drink
    There’s a Fish Fin in My Drink
  • Squid Ink Popcorn
    Squid Ink Popcorn
  • Christmas Hats from Hell
    Christmas Hats from Hell
  • Little Blobs of Heaven on a Stick
    Little Blobs of Heaven on a Stick
  • The Godzilla of Toast
    The Godzilla of Toast
  • Congratulations! Your Test Has Been Preponed!
    Congratulations! Your Test Has Been Preponed!
  • Steaming Hot Orange Soda
    Steaming Hot Orange Soda
  • Magic Mask
    Magic Mask
  • Yakitori in a Can
    Yakitori in a Can
  • Nail Queen
    Nail Queen
  • The Battle Against Unsightly Tans
    The Battle Against Unsightly Tans
  • Your One-Stop Shop for Cold Drinks and Heart Defibrillation
    Your One-Stop Shop for Cold Drinks and Heart Defibrillation
  • Elf/Dwarf Confusion
    Elf/Dwarf Confusion
  • Colonel Santa
    Colonel Santa
  • Mini Kimonos
    Mini Kimonos
  • Zombie Sardines
    Zombie Sardines
  • Doggy Dinner
    Doggy Dinner
  • Coffee, Tea, or a Shot of Hot Red Beans?
    Coffee, Tea, or a Shot of Hot Red Beans?
  • No Seaweed, Extra Chili Peppers
    No Seaweed, Extra Chili Peppers
  • Next I Want To See The Bonsai Tulip
    Next I Want To See The Bonsai Tulip
  • Rockabilly Daruma
    Rockabilly Daruma
  • Obscure Stuffies
    Obscure Stuffies
  • Happy Death Anniversary
    Happy Death Anniversary
  • No Rescuing Allowed
    No Rescuing Allowed
  • Speedboat Sushi
    Speedboat Sushi
  • Elvis is Alive and Performing in Yoyogi Park
    Elvis is Alive and Performing in Yoyogi Park
  • The Ur-Vending Machine
    The Ur-Vending Machine
  • Mozart-san
    Mozart-san

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 The Last Tea Bowl Thief was chosen as an Editor’s Pick for Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense on Amazon

For three hundred years, a missing tea bowl passes from one fortune-seeker to the next, changing the lives of all who possess it…read more

“A fascinating mix of history and mystery.” —Booklist

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had