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Change is good

It’s been 5+ years here at Karakui.com and over a decade of Okinawan pop culture posts spread out throughout the Web. So, what now? Well, from today, you can find us at the brand-spanking new Karakui.net. Not to worry about this site (what we’re referring to as the dotcom) as it’ll still be here with … Continue reading

Site News

Just a heads up that there may be some funkiness in accessing Karakui.com as I move the domain to a different registrar (see here). If everything goes well, then you won’t notice any changes to the site. *crossing fingers*

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 48,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj … Continue reading

200,000 hits!

It would’ve been nice if I did a countdown to 200,000 hits and I was kinda surprised at how fast we reached it. Nifee deebitan (thank you, thank you, thank you) for checking us out!

On making 160,000+ hits

I quietly saw Karakui.com pass the 150,000 mark and now we’re over 166,000 hits. Yeah, we’re still a small blog covering the margins of the more popular Japanese pop culture scene but we’re not doing that shabby at all. If you’ve ever kept a blog, and you’re a geek, you’re probably into stats as well. … Continue reading

Catching up

Sorry for being MIA for the past couple of weeks. During my time away from Karakui I’ve been collecting stories which you’ll start to see turn up on the blog today. For those who’ve left comments on the blog, sorry for not approving them sooner. Anyhoo, back to posting entries—hope you enjoy them!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year dear Karakui.com readers! While we’re still less than five hours from 2009 here in humid Hawaii, in Okinawa, it’s already the new year. So here’s wishing you all the best in 2009 and thank you for visiting Karakui.com. :) It’s been a pretty amazing year—Karakui.com’s third anniversary is this month—that saw us … Continue reading

Merry Xmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you’re all having a nice time today. Let’s all make it safely into the new year. Take care, Richie.