Wow what a year, since launching on the 13th of March 2012 Geordie Japan has exploded far beyond what was ever expected of it. 2013 is set to be an exciting year for us but before we look to the future we should look back at the year that was 2012. In this review article you will find some interesting stats about the site and handily, for those of you who are new to the site, links to every article across the past year.
As of today, the 1st of January 2013 we have recieved 13,762 visitors.
Unsurprisingly the country that visits the site the most is the U.K by a long way, and followed by the USA, Canada, Japan and Thailand.
The top searches that have lead people to our site are “Tadanoubu Asano”, “Pocky”, “Mochi”, “Pocari Sweat” and “Geordie Japan”
Our Japanese Map Of Newcastle has also proved popular.
This Years Articles
We’ve written about lots this year, you can find them all in alphabetical order below, split into two sections, culture and history. This years events can be found below that.
A Quick Guide To Toon’s Asian Supermarkets (This needs to, and will be updated soon)
A Trip To Tynemouth, A Manga Set In Tynemouth And Cullercoats In The Subject Of Our Most Talked About Article Of 2012
Daifuku & Mochi
Do They Celebrate Halloween In Japan?
Durham Oriental Museum Review
Durham Museum Break In
Geordie Japan Featured In Wor Diary
Ghost In The Shell (20 Facts Series)
Godzilla (20 Facts Series)
Guide To Buying Anime In Newcastle
Guide To Buying Manga In Newcastle
Guide To Buying Takeaway Sushi in Newcastle
How Do You Say ‘Merry Christmas’ In Japanese?
Japan, Olympic Football 2012 & Newcastle
Japanese Christmas Music
Japanese Horror Films
How To Be Kawaii (In Toon)
Language Lesson: I’m From Newcastle
Newcastle Hosted Japan Vs Morocco In Olympic Football In 2012
Maneki-neko Lucky Cats
Mongol & Tadanobu Asano
Olympic Football: Japan Vs Morocco
Olympic Football In Newcastle Results
Quick Guide To Asian Toys In Toon
The Ring (20 Facts Series)
Sakura Cherry Blossom
Tea Sutra Is One Of Newcastle Most Beloved Japanese Interest Locations!
Shonen Knife (20 Facts Series)
Shonen Knife Photos From The Cluny
St. Sushi Resturaunt
Studio Ghibli: A Trip To Tynemouth (Our Most Socially Active Article)
Studio Ghibli: A Trip To Tynemouth 2
Ten Thousand Visitors!
Admrial Togo’s Visit To Newcastle Is An Important One In Geordie-Japanese History
Admiral Togo Pays Tribute To Newcastle’s Shipyards
Toon & Tōon
The Iwakura Mission
Visit Your Local Samurai
Whats Been Going On This Year?
Shonen Knife Rocked Newcastle In 2012
Ikue Mori & Maja S.K.Ratkje
Tusk Festival (FUSHITSUSHA, NHK’KOYXEN & PAIN JERK)
Free Origami Workshop
Late Shows & Origami
The Ever Popular Spirited Away Was Screened In Whitley Bay Lighthouse In 2012
Eat The Kimono
Ghost In The Shell
King Kong Vs Godzilla
Godzilla Terrorized Newcastle Twice In 2012
Somi – The Tawkwon-do Woman
Gateshead Central Library Japanese Festival
Harajuku Club Night
Lecture: Teikyo University Now and in the Future
So Happy New Year to all our readers, there are some exciting things in the works for 2013 so please keep checking Geordie Japan!