Happy 2011 everyone! We’re just past midnight here in Tokyo, and I’m writing this just before heading out to a nearby shrine for hatsumode (the first shrine visit of the year). As I just tweeted, SNOW Magazine is, as of now, on hiatus for a bit. I’ll be writing a long post later today that talks more about this, and explains the reasons for why this is happening. I’ve been predicting a year of changes for 2011, and this is but the first one.

By Jean Snow

Production Services Manager at Ubisoft Shanghai. Before that, half a life spent in Tokyo.