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May, Volume 1
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May, Volume 1

Floral Dreams Letter from the Editor Hello everyone! Welcome back to another exciting issue of GMA, right in time for Golden Week. I know that many of you are off adventuring in Japan or internationally this week, but a good number of you are also sticking around Aomori. Either way, make sure you take advantage … Continue reading

Strange Games
Trivia Trap

Strange Games

By Peter Underwood Dick-joke making skull-faced shotguns, a lady constantly talking to a log, and a dog rapping with an onion. What do all these things have in common? Weird Japanese video games. Japan certainly has a reputation for going a little buck-wild when it comes to game design – but will that help you find the … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning: Clutter
Shufu Tips

Spring Cleaning: Clutter

By Amanda Addey-Jibb Welcome to Part 2 of this season’s spring cleaning series. Today we will try to tackle the most time consuming of spring cleaning chores: de-cluttering. Sorry, it’s a long one. With golden week having just begun, maybe you’ll find the time to put these tips to use! Or maybe you are travelling and … Continue reading