Saturday, 21 July 2007

Yokohama to Shinjuku

As a joke I put on my shirt a sticker from one of the other classes. It has a skull and crossbones and says, "Oops, I spoke Japanese!".

I left this on as I caught the train to Shinjuku. I thought it was hilarious. The Japanese like always, didn't comment although one man looked at me a little strangely. Yoko put this on my mouth, so to get her back, I later put it on the front of her shirt and she forgot all about it. tee hee..

We decided to meet at Shinjuku. Yoko wanted to go to the video/CD rental store, Tsutaya to get some movies. They had a deal for the weekend, five CDs for 1000 yen and half price DVDs. Yoko got two anime ones, Nausicaa being one of them. It cost only a bit over 400 yen.

We had a curry rice meal and then went to Krispy Kreme. The line was noticeably shorter but they still gave everyone a free glazed donut. I joked that we could now go that I was satisfied. I got a lemon creme filled glazed donut and a chocolate one. Yoko had a strawberry one with icing sugar and a chocie one as well.

We decided to walk to Yoyogi station instead of catching the train there. It was surprisingly not as far as I'd have thought. We then catched the Chuo line back to Yotsuya.

We watched Nausicaa on her laptop. This is a Studio Ghibli film and like the other ones I've seen it was probably a bit too long and complicated, but still enjoyable. Luckily, there weren't any UFO catchers around.

2 comments:

avatar said...

Recommendation: Give us some currency conversions!

I have no idea how much 450 yen is, so when you talk about it like it's a lot and how ridiculous it would be to spend that much on (insert thing here), I'm like huh what ok.

Jimmy in Japan - said...

I have been doing currency conversions most of the time on the blog, but I don't want to fill my blog with conversions.

For one Australian dollar it would be approximately 100 yen (actually the aussie dollar is doing quite a bit better at the moment). So you can think of 450 yen as a bit less than $4.50.