Hey everyone! How’d your kids do at Sports Day? Inter-high/junior high sports? Speech contest? Japanese speech contest? Our kids have a lot on their plates this semester, so we’re all working extra hard for them too – relax a bit with this volume of GMA! Show it to your kids, it’s great reading practice!
Two writers join us this month! Ellen Ryan gives us some book-love in the form of joining A Novel Idea, and Victor Schultz writes us a special piece on a pretty important topic – absentee voting. Read it, use it, vote!
This month, we have:
Special Feature: Victor Schultz breaks down US absentee voting this year, for those who want their voices heard. Victor will be joining GMA proper soon, watch this space! – How to Vote Absentee – US Voters
Wordslingin’: WHAT’S THIS? WHAT’S THIS? THERE’S PRIZES IN THE AIR! WHAT’S THIS? THERE’S WRITING EVERYWHERE! – Scare Our Shorts Off!
A Novel Idea – Ellen Ryan takes over A Novel Idea, keeping those lush book reviews coming. This volume, we have Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Aomori Spotlight – Angie goes to Towada to see Dev Frank and talk about his pottery skills – Dev Frank
Mediabug – Visual Kei is back this volume with RENTRER EN SOI, a name that Michael tells us not to pronounce the french way – joke’s on him, I wouldn’t be able to pronounce it that way either.
Techknowledgey – Daven brings us rumours about the iPhone 7. As he wrote it before the keynote, we can now all look at his predictions and compare them to the real thing! – iPhone 7 Rumors – Changes, pricing, new features
Hot Springs Eternal – David takes us all the way up the axe to Oma – Where better than the axe-handle? Yagen Onsen… oh and don’t forget to bring cucumbers!
Japantics – Don’t give up hope! The right situation will make friends of us all – I’ve got friends in….low places?