Archive for the ‘Mahjong Books’ Category
May 22nd, 2010
Mahjong Media Reviews: The Diva League
Hello everyone, after a small break, I`m back to review a new mahjong resource. So far in these reviews, we have covered books, games, and even some comics, but today, I want to introduce a new media: DVDs. I`ve recently started watching mahjong DVDs as a way of trying to better my game, and have found it a surprisingly fun, time efficient, and effective way of studying. So today, I`m here to review:
Mondo21`s The Diva League
Mar 24th, 2010
It’s been a while since I’ve done a book review, so I decided to make sure to fit one in this month. Today I am reviewing Mah-Jongg: From Shanghai to Miami Beach by Christina Cavallaro and Anita Luu. You’ll notice throughout this review that it strays a bit from the normal format. (more…)
Jan 29th, 2010
Hello everyone. I apologize for being late this month on the review. It’s gotten very cold here and as the temperature drops, so does my ability to think straight and accomplish things in a timely manner. Starting this week, I’m choosing a bit of a different pace. For the next few months, I’m going to try to review as many books and resources in English as I can. While most of the books that I’ve reviewed thus far are manageable for people who even don’t speak Japanese, I know it can be annoying to be looking through a resource and not be able to comprehend every part of it. Mahjong is a complicated game enough as it is right? So to kick off the first English book review for the website, I chose to review Jenn’s book.
Nov 20th, 2009
If Kindai Mahjong sounds familiar, it’s because they are the same company that put out the bi-monthly manga magazine that I reviewed last time. Like some of their other publications, this is actually a series, and all though fairly old, book one being from 1990, it’s still pretty easy to find. The best part is, it’s dirt cheap to pick up a copy of this publication. I got mine off of Amazon Japan for 100 yen! That’s 1 dollar! That’s less than the price of a coffee! I believe there are around 5 books in this particular series.
Nov 1st, 2009
This month I have a publication that I really a mixed bag. I walked into a Lawson (convenient store) and happened to see this sitting on the shelf. Never knowing if it’s existence before then, I was very excited to pick it up. Thinking there may be people like me that don’t know of it’s existence, I wanted to review it asap to make it known to the world.
Sep 25th, 2009