Of Rice and Zen: The Kyoto Magazine

  1. After the collapse of Nova I lost a lot of good friends who were forced to return home. I kept a lot of memories of good times. I put a bunch of my keitai videos together to give my friends something to remember it by.

    This is to commemorate my time with Nova from January 2006 to October 2007. I had the time of my life guys, I hope you did too.

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  2. Of Rice and Zen proudly present our first video feature, in which the crew travel from our home in Kyoto to far-away Mitaka in Tokyo in search of the Ghibli Museum. Click on the video to see how the otaku pilgrimage went down.

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  3. In the second episode of the Of Rice and Zen videocast, takes a classic Japanese Super Nintendo commercial, bends it over and makes it his bitch. This videocast accompanies the blog and podcast at http://www.memoirs-of-a-gaijin.blogspot.com

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  4. In the seminal first ever Memoirs of a Gaijin videocast, the now slightly less than mysterious A takes a loving butchers at the glorious cheese and the equally glorious Japanese expressions used in an NES Zelda advert from the 80s. This videocast accompanies the Of Rice and Zen blog and podcast at


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  5. This montage represents the last of the mysterious A's keitai videos of the shenanigans he shared with his friends throughout the Nova golden Nova era of 2006 to 2007 in Japan.

    This last purge of video snippets will make way for the forthcoming Memoirs of a Gaijin videoblog, as part of the Of Rice and Zen studios outlet including the blog and podcast which can be found at the following address:


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Of Rice and Zen: The Kyoto Magazine


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