Tag Archives: Japanese fish

May 08

What Japanese People Talk About At The Aquarium

So, today as I wandered around the Sunshine City Aquarium, I couldn’t help but overhear a few conversations between my fellow fish enthusiasts. • When not eavesdropping on Japanese peoples’ dinner plans, Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo “A genuinely gripping crime thriller which wrong-foots and perplexes the reader throughout, drawing us in emotionally . […]

September 21

Art Aquarium

  Part laser light show, part aquatic extravaganza, Art Aquarium is the newest take on the old idea of keeping cool during the steamy Japanese summertime by contemplating goldfish bowls. Over 3 million people have visited this summer-long exhibition since it started in 2008, and now I see why: giant artfully-designed aquariums use inset lenses, unusual […]

May 23

But Will They Come When You Call?

Behold the latest pet craze to sweep Tokyo! Now you can have your very own jellyfish aquarium, complete with disco lights! You can pick up everything you need at (where else?) Tokyu Hands, including jars with little brown jelly babies. I’m naming mine Spot. • Read a novel set in Tokyo…

April 08

Weirdest. Beauty. Treatment. Ever.

Wait, eww, what are those fish doing? They’re, uh, giving me a pedicure. What? A pedicure? Haha, yeah, right, they’re fluttering around beautifying your feet? With their little fishie nail files? They do it with their mouths. What?! They’re biting you? What are they, baby sharks? You stuck your feet in a pool of sharks? […]