This time we post filming locations based on twitter’s request. The movie called 溺れるナイフ, with English title Drowning Love or The Knife That Dropped in Water. It was released in 2016 and have been played in 2017 Japanese Film Festival Indonesia. I did not watch it that time. So I just knew and enjoyed it after @ChaCrayong requested us for covering the filming locations of this movie (thank you!). And yes, the scenes and places are beautiful that they are worth our search and post here.
When it comes to Halal Restaurant option, KIX is one of our favorite. Previously, we had udon at The U-don. This time, we tried soba dish at Sojibo. The restaurant has Halal logo in front of their restaurant, so even without prior information search, fellow Muslim traveler can be assured that they provide Halal menu.
In Tokyo, there are more than one Mosque available for Muslim. While Tokyo Mosque as the biggest one, you can find other Mosques in several area. This time, we went to Ueno where As-Salaam Mosque is located.
“Fukkatsu Love” (復活LOVE) is one of the best Arashi’s singles. It’s not merely about the song and its story, but also its PV. Released in February 2016, Fukkatsu Love PV and its making made us scream!
Nara is one of favorite destination for one-day trip from Osaka. The deer at Nara park seems to be attractive for tourist, just like the one in Miyajima. Another reason for Muslim traveler who want to visit Nara is the fact that they welcome Muslim by providing prayer room at Nara City Tourist Information Centre, just beside Nara Station.
This is probably the best halal restaurant we ever visited. No kidding. The food, the vibe, and the service are superb!
In Japan, a train station is not only for those who commuting everyday. It also serves as a meeting place, a shopping arcade, a food court, and a -common- shooting location. Go watch Japanese movies, doramas, anime, or variety shows. They often have scenes set in a train station, if not or in addition to the scene inside the train.
This time we go with a 2013 movie starring Ninomiya Kazunari: Pla-ti-na-Da-ta (of course you have to read it the way Nino said it in the movie). The set is when Ryuhei Kagura being chased by the police. He wandered around Shinagawa Station before he found the place to escape and hide.