free time, this time in Nagoya!
We take advantage of this to visit the city's castle
and to continue our wild shopping while the Japanese
summer, hot and humid without belief, makes any movement
very hard and unbearable... In the evening, after
having eaten at a classical restaurant (Katsudon
power, make up!) we head off to the karaoke to
better end this day.
Shigehiro, a nice native met by the guys who are the
Italian team's supporters (good old Roberto,
Amon & Paolo, Francesca's boyfriend) joins us.
Another memory I'll be bringing home is certainly...
Such is the Taiko No Tatsujin called, a very
fashionable videogame, where one beats the rhythm
of the chosen song on classical Japanese drums.
in these type of simulators there are obviously different
types of combo to carry out depending on the face
of the stamp that appears on the screen and different
Even the choices of songs varied; lots of j-pop but
also lots of anime themes (we had much fun on the
notes of Lupin, Uruseyatsura, Hokuto no Ken...), something
international and different classics (like the Italian
The Italian team became addicts of The Drum and more
than once made spectacles of ourselves in front of
When we were starved of this game we would wander
around the streets of Nagoya and Tokyo obsessingly
repeating T_A_M_B_U_R_O (Italian for drum) which sounds
like a Japanese word so much that we wondered what
it meant "wonder if tamburo really means something
in Japanese and we're drifting aimlessly screaming
something like "AntiPanic Handle" *_*