Tag Archives: Japan

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

There is a common association between Japan and weird things. From bizarre toys to talking toilets, the west has become pretty obsessed by Japan, mostly to finger point and furrow our brows at crabs in vending machines and grown men dressed as school girls. Great shows like Adam and Joe Go Tokyo and Jonathan Ross’ […]

Japan: A Story of Love and Hate

When working at BBC Storyville, I noticed a documentary film called ‘Japan: A Story of Love and Hate‘ which was shown on BBC4 in 2009… It took me until now to finally get around to watching it. I’ve found that decent documentary films about Japan, (‘decent’ being defined as something which actually provides some kind […]