Posts Tagged ‘ books ’

Tokyo Underworld – Coming to a Theater Near You!

Aug 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Reading Room

Tokyo Underworld: The Fast Times and Hard Life of an American Gangster in Japan by Robert Whiting was a great read – a historical page turner that takes a look at life in post World War II from the point of view of Nick Zapetti, a shady character and sometime con-man who finds himself “in […]

Arcade Mania! We Have A Winner

Dec 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Reading Room

Thanks to all that participated in the first ever give-away at The Nihon Sun.  It is my pleasure to announce that Andrew from Colorado has won his very own copy of Arcade Mania! The Turbo Charged World of Japan’s Game Centers. Andrew is in the arcade game repair and sales business has an interest in […]

The Chrysanthemum – Of The Highest Order in Japan

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: History & Culture

The Chrysanthemum is a flower of the highest order in Japan – the Emperor’s mon, or seal, is a graphic representation of the bloom and The Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum (pictured in the right) is the most prestigious award that can be bestowed by the Japanese Government.