First: Fly Japan Air. Anywhere.
The seats are comfortable, roomy, and you get fed….all the time. There is a built in touch screen television in the back of EVERY seat where you can watch movies on demand, they have about 15 new releases to choose from. Then you can flip over your little built in remote and play Street Fighter and Pacman and loads of other games. Or you can just look at a big map of the world, or see your progress across the pacific. It was really awesome. Not to mention the fact that I had the entire left side row by myself….so I had lots of room to stretch out.
No one sat next to me from Canada all the way to Osaka…it was awesome…but then toward the end it got depressing…I wanted to interact with my horrible Japanese.
I soon got to do that. Don’t worry.
As we are pulling into Narita outside Tokyo…an old man grabs my arm and looks at me…he flexes his arm and goes “You…big body….play sport?” I just laughed and was on the verge of explaining my complete lack of love for typical sports and the like and had taken in a big puff of air to do so, when I realized he wasn’t going to understand me at all. So I let the breath out slowly and sadly…and just smiled….and nodded. Much simpler just to tell him what he wants to hear.
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