Tag Archives: culture shock

Has it really been that long? Mid-April. That was the last time I wrote a post in sincerity—a quick colloquium on Nekomimi, and with the help of a guest nonetheless. The last time I completed a piece alone was even … Continue reading

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A Personal Ikoku Meiro no Croisée Note: Kisses and Boundaries

The most significant cultural differences are often the smallest things. Something as simple as a greeting can reveal ideas and societal behaviors that are worlds apart. Ikoku Meiro no Croisée, an adorable short anime about a little Japanese girl “lost” in the … Continue reading

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Finding an Oasis in a Foreign Labyrinth: Japanese Bathing Culture in Ikoku Meiro no Croisée

by AJtheFourth. When in a place that is completely foreign to them, especially for an extended period of time, people tend to seek out creature comforts that remind them of home. This way, even for a small moment, they can … Continue reading

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In Taiwan

Just another not-so-small update on my personal life.

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