10 June 2010 ~ 10 Comments

Yokohama, in living color #8: A Junior High School in Yokohama

Yokohama, in living color #8: A Junior High School in Yokohama

I’ve written a lot about the drama and adventure at Schools A and B, and at the new school C, but rarely do I actually show pics of the environment in which I work. I guess that left a lot to the imagination. Well, I’m going to remedy that today with a dose of the real. Following are scenes from […]

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28 April 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Loco in Yokohama the movie Scene 3 (Eng.): Sometimes a dream is just a dream

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日 本語は、ここをクリックしてください。 FADE IN TITLE Sometimes a dream is just a dream FADE OUT TITLE EXT. YOKOHAMA-SAME MORNING We see Loco walk away from a fairly modern apartment complex.  Still high from his dream, he has a bounce in his step, pride in his stride. He walks upright, confident and poised, basking in the morning […]

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25 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Loco in Yokohama- the movie- Scene 2: It all started with a dream…

Loco in Yokohama- the movie- Scene 2: It all started with a dream…

For the all English version click here… FADE IN TITLE: It all started with a dream… FADE OUT NARRATOR (V.O.) すべては、数ヶ月前から始まった。 彼が1年間以上、繰り返し見ていた夢と共に・・・・・。 FADE IN EXT. MOUNT FUJI- MORNING Mt. Fuji, peaked with snow, fills the screen, not unlike the Paramount logo. Then we zoom out, Fuji receding, neighborhoods appearing below. We pass trains and roads, valleys and […]

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01 July 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Dear Michael: You live on…even in Japan! pt.3

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Let me tell you a little about Japanese junior high schools, Mike, so you’ll understand how amazing you are (as if you didn’t know already.) Lunch time at the  schools where I’ve taught is generally the same. The students sit in their respective homerooms at their respective desks eating from their respective お弁当  lunch boxes, the only variations […]

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