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Drawing SONIC the HEDGEHOG

26 May 2020 1 minute read 4 comments bluekasumi

Hello everyone, I happened to buy a bottle with a special Sonic The Headehog bottle cap promoting the new Sonic Movie, that hit the cinemas this year.I haven't watched the movie myself yet, but decided that this small object makes for an interesting...

Drawing a Red Lipstick

21 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bluekasumi

Hello everyone, I challenged myself drawing the packaging of this lipstick. It's from the well-known brand Shiseido and I personally bought it on my trip in Japan.I liked the shiny material and tried to draw the metal and plastic as realistically as...

Japan Lifts State of Emergency From Most Prefectures

14 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

After seeing significant decreases in new Covid-19 coronavirus infections and deaths, Japan has lifted a state of emergency from 39 of 47 total prefectures. However, the order has not yet been lifted in areas like Tokyo and Osaka where new cases are...

Blooming Sakura Branch Painting

1 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bluekasumi

Hello everyone,this is a painting I made a few years ago. It was still winter, when I painted it and was a gift for my grandma.It's made with acrylics on canvas and it's 1 m x 0,35 m in dimension.I don't know if you can experience springtime outside...

Second Largest Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange Closes Services in Japan

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

BitMEX, the second largest Bitcoin derivatives exchange, has been forced to shutter its services in Japan following regulatory changes, according to a blog post published on April 28. The announcement states that amendments made to the Japan Financia...

Drawing a Plastic Packaging of Japanese KitKat

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bluekasumi

Hello everyone, whenever I go to Japan, KitKat is my must-buy, because they create new flavours each year and are very tasty and unique.Besides the chocolate, I also love the beautiful packaging design – this one combines the taste of Sakura and Sak...

Japan to Declare State of Emergency over Covid-19

6 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

In an attempt to help combat the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that as early as Tuesday, the nation will declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures. Though the state of emergency is...

Japanese plum blossoms

4 Apr 2020 1 minute read 10 comments PantheraNegra

Plum Blossom in Japan During my recent visit to Japan to see the winter festivals in the north of the country, our timing was perfect to discover plum trees blossoming further south around Tokyo just before we ended our trip. You may have seen my rec...

JENESYS (JAPAN EAST ASIA NETWORK OF EXCHANGE FOR STUDENTS AND YOUTHS) 2.0 REPORT 2013

2 Apr 2020 21 minute read 0 comments 0fajarpurnama0

  Preface I would like to express my gratitude to JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), Consulate General of Japan, Udayana University and Prof. Dr. IGP Wirawan, MSc. for allowing me to participate in this program. I would like to thank my m...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed to 2021

30 Mar 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The International Olympic Committee decided that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games will be postponed by one year because of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Despite the Olympic games taking place from July 23rd, 2021 to August 8th, 2021 a...