Book Review, Fiction, N5

[N5] ジョンさん日本へ

This is the first book about John-san in Japan by Kawamoto Kazuko. This part has two chapters - one about his arrival in Japan and one about a visit to the Kabuki theatre. I especially liked the characters John-san and Yuki in this book and how they were illustrated by Miyakawa Satoko. Their interactions remain… Continue reading [N5] ジョンさん日本へ


Dokusho Club Origins

Once upon a time in March 2020 I arrived safely in Japan to travel around before my exchange year would start 3 weeks later. Those three weeks did not play out as planned. Although, lucky as I was, I had arrived at my destination before Japan famously closed the borders on exchange students, my year… Continue reading Dokusho Club Origins