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Life Size Gundam Rehearsal

July 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Footage of the Gundam open ceremony practice. Yes, I know, it’s more Gundam but still pretty cool.

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Tags: Attractions & Tours · Events

Celebrating Tanabata Festival

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Tanabata Festival kicks off today in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa and is celebrated with colorful decorations, parades, folk dancing and singing. Here a couple past videos showcasing this festival.

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Tags: Culture · Events

More Full Scale Gundam Goodness

June 29th, 2009 · No Comments

As anticipated, more videos of the amazing 1:1 scale Mobile Suit Gundam standing in Odaiba have been posted. This one is pretty cool. May start doubling up since there are so many.

Another nice capture of Giant Gundam and the surrounding area:

Unless the thing actually lifts off the ground or starts walking I probably won’t post [...]

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Tags: Attractions & Tours · Events · Games & Toys · Otaku

Full Scale Gundam Detail

June 16th, 2009 · No Comments

To follow up the last post, here’s some excellent footage the 1:1 scale Mobile Suit Gundam in Odaiba.

Love the steam coming off the legs:

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Tags: Attractions & Tours · Events · Otaku

4th Annual Foreigner’s Traditional Japanese Dance Exhibition

June 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Read Swifty’s blog post of this event he captured and shared. Pretty cool stuff.
The last performance of the evening.

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Tags: Culture · Events · Music & Dance

Gundam Rising in Odaiba

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Probably only the first of several videos featuring the 1:1 scale Gundam Mobile Suit erected in Odaiba to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of… wait for it… Gundam! Yay.

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Tags: Attractions & Tours · Events · Otaku

Halloween Run

November 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

What kind of costume did you wear yesterday? In Japan, Halloween Run was held on Oct. 19th. Halloween seems to be getting biger and biger event every year in Japan.

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Tags: Autumn · Events

Saijo Matsuri

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

?????(saijo matsuri),the one of the autumn festival, was held in Ehime prefecture on Oct. 16th, 2008.

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Tags: Autumn · Culture · Events

Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

The Kishiwada Danjiri Festival held on September 13 in Kishiwada, Osaka. This festival is the most famous danjiri festival. In the festival, people pull “danjiri” which is wooden carts holding shrine or temple.

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Tags: Culture · Entertainment · Events · Travel & Places

Nebuta Festival

August 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri ?????? is one of the biggest summer festival in Northern Japan.

Sugoi hakuryoku desune.

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Tags: Culture · Events · Summer