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To be honest, I hesitated to upload this post. I had to leave it for a while, but in the end I decided to upload it, otherwise you wouldn’t be able to read it right at this moment.
So it turned out that I in fact did not post as much as I said I wanted to. However, now that the first semester is over, I feel like writing about my thoughts again, since I do not really talk about those in my videos.

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It has gotten a little quieter around here since I went to Japan. In the beginning I thought that I would post more frequently once I am in Japan, but of course university happened and above all of that I found a new hobby.

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This might be a little bit unexpected for some, but as the title says already, I am going to live in Japan for one year starting this Sunday. I didn’t want to announce it before I was 100% sure that I was going. I wanted to announce it officially after I arrived in Tokyo …

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I finally had the time to write about this year’s Japan Day in Düsseldorf. The blog posts with many photos always take a lot of time, because I have to edit them before I upload any of them and since the fourth semester was a really busy one, I had to wait after my exams before being able to dedicate my time to my blog.

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 Recently, the inquiries regarding collaborations/TFP-photoshoots have been increasing which is why I feel the need to write a more detailed guide about this topic. I appreciate the people who inform themselves, before asking questions that could have been answered with some research.


‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’. I think everyone has already heard this kind of question at least once. Everybody knows that we will hear this question more often as we grow up.
I hated that question.


I remember my parents telling me about a tradition of laying out different items in front of a child. Depending on which kind of item the child chooses to pick up, he will pursue the profession associated with that item. Apparently I picked up a syringe, …


I have been told by people who are close to me that sometimes they don’t really know what I am thinking, what’s on my mind. Maybe this series will answer some unspoken questions and it will  help them to understand me a little bit more.

I can say that it was quite an eventful year and it didn’t really go as expected. I am back in Germany now and I have a lot to say and to talk about, to the point where I don’t even know where to start.Last time I updated my blog, I wrote about …

University has started once again with the cherry blossom season. You would think that this is the time to go out with friends, to admire the cherry blossoms and to enjoy the warm spring breeze under the bright sunshine. However, …

I experienced a lot during the past few months and there are a few things I want to do differently next semester. First of all, I want to take international courses in which I don’t have to put too much effort into. I chose two international courses based …

Personal Life

Now that the freshmen have arrived, I thought I could write an update concerning my university life. I have been studying Japanese and Information Science at university for one year now.  I certainly enjoy my life in Düsseldorf, more than I have …

Since I didn’t have time to update my blog so much since the last entry, at least I wanted to upload something new before I go back to Freiburg for Christmas holidays. That’s why I decided to tell you a bit about the little sightseeing …

I really didn’t intend to go to this year’s Japan Day in Düsseldorf. My friends from Freiburg who I cosplayed with last time couldn’t come visit me and some other people I usually hang out with also didn’t intend to come or didn’t have the time to do so.


So I will start again where I left off and continue introducing interesting restaurants that I have visited in Düsseldorf. Recently I had to visit the city for a week and I took the opportunity to check …

A few weeks ago I went out to eat Sushi for the first time in Düsseldorf. I bought some at the Japanese supermarket before, but my friends and I wanted to try out this restaurant once, since our other classmates …

I noticed, that I don’t usually go out to eat waffles. Whenever I eat those, it is always homemade by friends or by myself. However this time two of my friends wanted to check out this waffles store …