The Mikan Blog
Off-Track #29: Let’s Speak English (Jordan Rocke, Hojo High School ALT, 2018-2023)
Jordan Rocke looks back at his time as the Mikan Blog Editor and as an ALT in Ehime Prefecture.
AJET on Ice – The Kochi/Ehime AJET Ice Skating Event
The Kochi and Ehime AJETs team up to host an ice skating event at the Iyotetsu Sports Center in Matsuyama.
Cozy Town, Ehime
In March, Ehime AJET hosted a little TTRPG event in Matsuyama, playing the game Cozy Town, a chill game about building a happy little place, no negativity allowed!
Keeping AJET Alive: President’s Summary
This year was a blast. Our team did a fantastic job this year, especially considering that we were finally stabilizing after a devastating global pandemic.
Backtrack #28: Take Me Home, Country Roads (Jennie Terman, Kamijima ALT, 2006-2008)
We have another Backtrack! This time from Jennie Terman, an ethnomusicologist who was a JET out on Kamijima from 2006 to 2008.
Have you heard of Brass Band Camelia?
By Patrick Peh Prelude At the end of January we had Tsubaki “Matsuri” (meaning Festival), which is a massive festival held at Tsubaki Shrine, marking the coldest day this winter. […]
Ehime AJET TTRPG: Spooky Scary Skeletons in Matsuyama
On February 5th, 2023, JETs and other English educators from all over Ehime converged in Matsuyama for Ehime AJETs first TTRPG conference for the year!
Backtrack #27: A Lightbulb Moment (Maura McCarthy, Uwajima SHS ALT, 2013-15)
What’s your name, when and where was your placement, and where are you from originally? My name is Maura McCarthy, and I had a placement in Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture. I’m […]
Backtrack #26: I Had Never Seen the Ocean (Jae DiBello Takeuchi, Nishiumi ALT, 1996-99)
What’s your name, when and where was your placement, and where are you from originally? Jae DiBello Takeuchi. I was an ALT in Nishiumi (currently Ainan), in Ehime prefecture from […]