Next Friday, my youngest daughter will go on a school trip to 新潟県 (Niigata Prefecture) on the other side of Japan for a four-day ski-trip.
Her sisters both took the same field trip when they were in the sixth grade…and they both had a great time.
I’ll worry a bit when she goes on this trip (just as I did when her sisters went), but I’m sure she’ll have a good time.
Today, we went to 上野 (Ueno, Tokyo) to get some things she needs for her trip.
After we finished shopping, we went to a カラオケ・ボックス (Karaoke box)…which is a place that has many small, private rooms where you can go to enjoy food and singing karaoke without strangers being able to see or hear you.
Here are some photos that I took around 上野 (Ueno, Tokyo) today:
Here’s a video that I took of this corner:
Some more photos I took of the area:
Sometimes men need to stay in a cheap hotel for a business trip (or because they missed the last train of the evening)…this type of place is popular for them—A Capsule Hotel with sauna and “Pachinko parlor“:
One of the oldest buildings in 上野 (Ueno, Tokyo) is the old shopping center 「聚楽」 (Jyuraku) will be demolished soon. So I took a photo of it:
Last Friday, the DVD for the movie “Detroit Metal City” went on sale. There are two versions…the regular DVD of the movie and another version that includes a bonus “making of the movie” DVD.
KISS bass guitarist, Gene Simmons, makes a cameo in the movie and plays on one song on the soundtrack.
I wrote a post about this movie. Click here to see it.
Here the DVD promotion poster:
It was a fun day. The highlight was listening to my daughters sing カラオケ (Karaoke).