Real Free WiFi

Looks like until 2016, NTT is offering free WiFi to those who are traveling to Japan.
http://www.flets.com/freewifi/spot.html
For the 2015 Japan trip coming up, we will still be renting a mobile hotspot from DoCoMo at the airport.  This is only slightly different from last year as we will be getting the device on site instead of preordering.

Japan 2015

Now that Ani-Jam is done for the year, it is now time to start work on the 2015 Japan trip.
We are currently looking at March 17th to April 2nd. please keep these dates open if you are going to join us.

Hotel Reservations 2014

Reconfirmation emails are starting to arrive. please start checking your spam and junk boxes.  click the link in the email and press the button on the webpage to submit your reconfirmation or you my lose your reservation.

Quick tip for windows 8 users

When you connect your Windows 8 system to a Microsoft online account, you can set it up to sync your settings. if you install the Japanese IME for Japanese language input on your keyboard, those settings will follow to any other Windows 8 system that you link to your Microsoft account.