One Week Friends

One Week Friends – Final Review

Set against the backdrop of second year highschool, One Week Friends follows Yuki Hase as he endeavours to befriend and then stay friends with Kaori Fujimiya. Kaori Fujimiya was a loner, withdrawn from her classmates, when Yuki Hase decided to approach her. He quickly learns that Kaori suffers from memory loss problems – her memories reset every Sunday night, making it difficult for her to make friends at all. Despite this obstacle, Yuki Hase remains determined to be Kaori’s friend and the story follows the development of their relationship from there.

An Insider's Look at Japan

An Insider’s Look at Japan: Onsen

If there’s one thing that I knew I had to do while in Japan, it was visit a real onsen, or hot spring. Luckily for me, there were actually quite a few in the region of Akita where I was staying, and the particular one that I visited was apparently one of the best. For a first impression, I’ll definitely say that it’ll be very hard to beat, and it was one of the most relaxing and revitalizing experiences I had in Japan.



Kanaka, Saki and Ayuko meet before joining highschool, when Kanaka accidentally bumps into Ayuko spilling the latter’s ice cream, a friendship is formed. Together with Saki, the girls enter highschool and take on all the normal trials of school, while strengthening their friendship and having fun.