A summary of the best articles from Gouka Seishi 2012
A summary of the best articles from Gouka Seishi 2012, featuring three visits to other countries in Europe and advice on visiting England, London and of course many posts about Japan.
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A selection of Japanese sweets & snacks I brought back with me from London.
Arrietty by Studio Ghibli was released on DVD in the UK.
As it was the year of the water dragon, I received many cards from Japan for 2012.
A post about the famous Daruma Doll and about a festival which is held each year around the Daruma in certain places.
A great piece featuring HIFANA, a Japanese beats creating group, creating beats while featuring their app in Tokyo.
The year of the Dragon in pictures.
Why do Japanese people wear masks in Japan?
Information about the history and creation of this famous brand.
Pictures from the Sapporo Snow Festival.
How Japan celebrated Valentines Day in 2012.
A great trailer about Jiro, a Michelin star sushi chef in Japan.
An awesome video about Mike Matas’s journey though Japan with his girlfriend.
The global ad for the “Move To The Beat” campaign.
Japan’s first low cost carrier launches.
One year since the disaster in Japan, pictures and information of Japan had started to recover.
White Day in Japan 2012.
Great video using type to show image.
Sweets and gifts I received from friends in Okinawa and Tokyo.
A great time-lapse video filmed around Tokyo with views of Tokyo Tower and Shibuya.
Easter adverts in the Uk, including Krave and the Lindt Bunny.
Easter gifts from supermarkets in the UK.
Featuring adverts by 31 Ice and Mister Donut.
Funny Japanese CM that tries to sell a drink.
A funny advert with the Softbank dog featured in some hilarious masks.
Specially designed bottles/cans by Jean Paul Gaultier for Diet Coke.
Featuring information using holographic technology to show 2Pac and a Japanese anime music artist.
Adverts inspired by Japan, on TV here in the UK.
A project by Cogoo to turn a BMX into an instrument.
Interesting type video for a typeface that can be used in After Effects.
Great video featuring Perfume, the Japanese J-Pop Group.
A cute Japanese nose commercial.
Funny adverts featuring David Beckham in Japan.
A selection of Pocky adverts.
The Sky Tree finally opened in Tokyo.
Video from the really cute/pretty K-Pop Singers.
The Queen’s Jubilee made the country crazy with themed products.
An advert just before Euro 2012, featuring famous football players.
A selection of adverts for The Queen’s Jubilee.
Adverts featuring cute Corgi dogs and more.
The official video for the Euro’s 2012.
The campaign by Nike, featuring some of the world’s best football players.
Videos by Coca-Cola for Euro 2012.
An awesome museum in Hamburg.
A brief glimpse into what is stocked in a German Supermarket.
Bear TV Adverts in the UK.
A short diary of my trip to Hamburg.
The Shard officially opened in London.
Various products I found around the UK for the games in London.
To help tourists I created a map featuring places to eat in London.
A useful resource for tourists visiting England.
The advert for the Coca-Cola Torch Relay.
A light show over London from The Shard.
A list of my blogs about visits I had to London.
Home Advantage campaign by British Airways.
Great use of Google to create this.
Adverts featuring “The Worlds Fastest Man”.
An effective Olympic based advert.
An interesting advert, using the baggage area to show competition.
A limited edition bottle was released for the Olympics.
AirAsia Japan launched with domestic flights from Narita Airport.
Pictures from the Waddington Airshow, featuring F16′s and other aircraft.
An awesome series of videos by Lego showing scenes from the Olympics.
1.8 million Lego blocks to create a futuristic Japan
Using slow motion clips around Tokyo to create a great video
The amusing video by Park Jae Sang.
A controversial advert for the Toyota 2012 Auris, featuring a male model.
The opening of the store in Tokyo.
The robotic cat from the future, celebrated another birthday.
Famous locations in Tokyo, using a mix of time-lapse films
A diary of my trip to Barcelona.
An awesome motion graphics performance in Japan, featuring J-Pop group Perfume.
An interesting app that uses Hello Kitty to help to promote Japan, and travel around Japan.
A concept by Neurowear about a fashion accessory that moves.
Great video featuring PSY and the beautiful South Korean singer Hyuna.
An awesome challenge/interactive campaign by Coke Zero.
Halloween never looked so cute/scary at 31ice in Japan.
Advertising for Sadako 3D in Japan
A Tokyo Disney Halloween
A really short diary of my trip to Paris
Yes, that’s right..the Christmas Coca-Cola advert featuring the trucks arrived early on UK TV screens.
The Shishi-Odori (Deer Dance) is a Japanese folk art dance, that was performed at The Thames Festival 2012.
Louis Vuitton and Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama teamed up to create a collection of garments that featured at Selfridges&Co in London.
A great viral video showing what CCTV cameras have caught around the world.
The Japan Matsuri in London that happened in London this year.
Pepsi launched a fat-blocking soda in Japan?
A Japanese Lego Master created this masterpiece.
A nice Christmas commercial in Japan from Coca-Cola
Different treats, from different Krispy Kreme’s.
A description on how to get this visa.
A truck that goes around with a photo booth?
Peanuts inspired cute boxes, featuring Snoopy and characters.
Christmas in Japan, KFC style.
Christmas in Japan from Mos Burger, Merry Xmos!
A beautiful Tokyo Disney Christmas.
Beautiful lights around Japan for the Christmas period.
Some nice illuminations and decoration in London.
Another Christmas featuring AKB48 in a commercial by Seven Eleven Japan.
More from AKB48 and Seven Eleven this Christmas.
Thank you for reading my blog/this website in 2012, I hope you will enjoy Goukaseishi in 2013!