New mobile colours and other site tweaks

Just a small note that I’ve edited the mobile theme so that the layout resembles the desktop site more closely, specifically in the colour department. I’ve also done a few behind-the-scenes tweaks that might make the site a little faster, but if you notice anything untoward at your end, please leave a message here.

Japan’s most interesting university names

goo Ranking recently looked at actual Japan university names that people find most curious. I’ve reported the official English name, but also added in italics short explanations if needed as to why things might have been lost in translation. The “Gakuin” that appears in many names is the Japanese for “Institute”, but for whatever reason […]

One in four Japanese fancy buying the Nintendo Switch

With the Nintendo Switch now released, this survey is perhaps slightly outdated, but regardless, here is a look at purchase intentions regarding the Nintendo Switch. The 1-2-Switch party game pack looks like fun after a night in the pub, I suppose, and the adverts for the Zelda title look lovely, but who knows how the […]