2024

What I've done or am doing in 2024.

travel

  • England
    • London
    • Bath
    • Stonehenge
  • Japan
    • Fukuoka
    • Kobe
    • Kyoto (again)
    • Nagasaki
    • Osaka (again)
    • Tokyo (again)
  • New York, New York (again)

video games

  • Super Mario 64 (日本語)
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon

books - fiction

  • Blindsight by Peter Watts
  • Caliban's War (The Expanse #2) by James S.A. Corey
  • Death's End by Cixin Liu
  • Wool (Silo #1) by Hugh Howey
  • コーヒーが冷めないうちに #1 (Before the Coffee Gets Cold, #1) by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

books - non-fiction

  • Designing Data-Intensive Applications by Martin Kleppmann (in progress)
  • Effective Engineer, The by Eduard Lau (in progress)
  • Essential Effects by Adam Rosien (in progress)
  • How to Master Japanese: A Linguist's Guide to Fluent, Functional, Marketable Japanese by Shane Jones (in progress)

comics

  • Mobile Suit Gundam: the Origin, vol. 4-5 by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
  • よつばと!vols. 4-5 (again, 日本語で)

tv shows

  • Foundation, seasons 1-2
  • Devil's Plan, The, season 1
  • Pachinko, season 1
  • 異世界おじさん (Uncle from Another World), season 1
  • 神の雫 (Drops of God), season 1
  • 逃走中 Battle Royal (Run for the Money), season 1 Netflix
  • コタローは1人暮らし (Kotaro Lives Alone), season 1

movies

  • 雨を告げる漂流団地 (Drifting Home)
  • 詩季織々(Flavors of Youth)