About Me

I’m Jake Caprino, commonly known by the online alias Swaps4. I’m a marketing consultant specializing in branding, marketing, and social media.

 

I’ve been an avid anime fan for most of my life now, and I’ve channeled that passion into action which has moved me forward in life.

 

I have a strong understanding of online social dynamics and an educational background in technology. I’m a huge fan of technology and love evolving alongside it.

Social Media

Independent, results-driven social media expert. Able to handle a high volume of media-related output in a fast-paced environment while working efficiently.

Team Work

Comfortable in operating with decentralized teams including off-site management. High proficiency in team communication software and communication programs.

Consultant

Astounding advice and expertise to help organizations improve their business performance in terms of operations, profitability, management, structure, and strategy.

Marketing

Stays current/ahead of marketing strategies to help increase sales and brand awareness. Dealing with business affiliates in a confident but transparent manner.

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Pikachu-Flavor Potato Chips in Japan

Japanese snack food manufacturer KOIKE-YA (湖池屋) has collaborated with The Pokémon Company for two Pikachu inspired flavors for its Karamucho (spicy) and Suppamucho (sour) potato chips. A total of 3 limited packages are available with one rare package featuring Mimikyu. The packages were released...

Exclusive Pokémon Card from Denny’s Japan

I recently posted about my visit to Denny’s in Japan since they currently have a limited campaign with The Pokémon Company ongoing that first started on July 10, 2020, and will run until August 31, 2020. From August 1, 2020, part 2 of the promotion started and you now have a chance of getting one...

Initial D X Shibukawa Stamp Rally!

If you're a fan of the Initial D manga series written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno and happen to be in Japan a stamp rally (スタンプラリー) event titled Initial D x Shibukawa (頭文字DxSHIBUKAWA) just began on the 1st of August 2020 and will run until the 31st of July 2021.  [gallery type="rectang...

Neon Genesis Evangelion Curry

Japanese food company Marumiya (丸美屋) is currently collaborating with the critically acclaimed Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series to help promote the upcoming theater release of Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time in the form of Evangelion-themed spicy beef curry. The curry box features a...

Dragon Ball Super’s Shenron and the Dragon Balls Gets Turned into Sweets!

Family Mart has teamed up with Bandai's "Tabemasu" 食べマス traditional Japanese sweets (wagashi / 和菓子) series to bring the popular anime and manga series Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama in the form of a “taberareru mascot” (edible mascot) to your plate. From July 28, fans of the Dragon Ball series...

Taiwanese Pianist Cosplays as Haruhi Suzumiya and Plays God Knows

Taiwanese pianist Pan Piano has been uploading piano covers of anime songs to YouTube for the past three years and has recently covered "God Knows" by Hirano Aya from the popular The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVMvCjuoKNc On May 2, a special med...

Denny’s Japan Teams up with The Pokémon Company

The popular Denny's Family restaurant in Japan has teamed up with The Pokémon Company for a limited-time campaign that will run from July 10, 2020, to August 31, 2020. At this current time, you can only get one of two A5 clear file designs when ordering eligible meals. From August 1, 2020, you'll...

The Trope of the Beach Episode in Anime

This article was first featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Cosplay Deviants magazine.  Summer is here and there is no better time than now to talk about the trope of the Beach Episode, also known as the Pool Episode. I’m sure you’ve seen an episode featuring this trope, it’s a rather common occu...

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Exhibition at Akihabara Gamers Main Store

On December 27, 2003, The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel released in Japan and that means it's been over 16 years since the release of the short story Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series also has an episode of the same name which also focuses on a Tanabata Fe...

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