New Blog! Same Awesome!

Hey everyone! I know its been a long time coming, as we were pretty upset over the advertisements added to our blog by wordpress, but here it is! Check out the launch of our new blog! JAPANESE IN ACTION Launching with it is our very first new type of article: The Cheap Cheap ! Ways … Continue reading

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading


Happy New Years! And what a new year it is. I’ve got several announcements and what not for the blog. The biggest and funnest would be that we’re about to launch a new website on our own domain. You can expect to see that hopefully in a month or so pending no major issues with … Continue reading

Tadoku Contemplations

So, for Tadoku I started up picking up in the middle of Vampire Knight where I had left off last time. I’d say that the second half of the series gets a lot more serious, and imagine my surprise when I angrily didn’t understand everything in the drama unfolding near the end. It went from … Continue reading


Its coming again for the month of October! So go forth and  set yourselves up if you haven’t already. For those who saw my sad pathetic attempts on the mini trial last month, hopefully you’ll not see that again. Granted this time, I will not be in all out throws of wedding mania from a … Continue reading

Little Update

Still working on some of the background stuff, you can see we’ve played a bit with the design already, and well they’re free designs and they look just like that hahaha. Since I try to keep everything free as possible, I might get my hands dirty in some CSS, or something, not sure, but that’s … Continue reading

Big Changes

I just would like to let everyone know that in about a months time, the blog will go down temporarily for restructuring and what not. It will be back, with hopefully a clearer layout, updated links, and a restructuring of the pages. Our lost in action writer Delenir will be back, and ready to bombard … Continue reading

Tadoku Upcoming

Just popping a reminder up there for you guys, TADOKU!!!! starts in just twoish days, so get yourselves signed up and ready,.

Move Complete!

Yes, for the probably 10th time in 5 years, I have moved! I’m sooo nomadic, in fact this time I moved up 4 states into Ohio, USA. So for those that don’t know that’s roughly 12 hours away (unless you count all the daughter’s bathroom and food breaks) from where I use to be. Sorry … Continue reading

Welcome to the New Year

明けましておめでとうございます! For those making some resolutions, good luck for you. For those of you working hard already for the new year, good luck to you. Here at Mikoto and Friend’s Adventures in Japanese we’re looking to accomplish the following this year: More Reviews of Sites, learning resources, youtube/twitter people More on fun subcultural things in … Continue reading

  • Read More or Die! 2011

    _2011 End Results_
    Total read for Tadoku:
    __433.3 pages!__
    Placement: 115/188
    October 2011 Contest:
    Placement: 97/120
    End Tally: 59.2
    July 2011 Contest:
    Placement: 86/142
    End Tally: 195.6
    April 2011 Contest:
    Placement: 62/106
    End Tally: 154.5
    January 2011 Contest:
    Placement: 84/99
    End Tally: 24
    August 2010 Contest:
    Placement: 20/41
    End Tally: 160

  • Read Or Die 2013

    Goal: 600
    Total: 906.26
    blew my goal outta the water!

    March 2-Week:
    Goal: 125

    Goal: 250
    Total: 314