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. …

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 …

Less than 50 hits to 40,000!

And here I was thinking of doing something special when we hit the 10,000 mark back in August ’07. We’re just about to reach 40,000 hits but I think I’ll shoot for 50,000 for the special giveaway(s). (I actually have a bunch of autographed CD albums from Keith Nakaganeku’s wonderful debut CD to give away …