14
Aug
We've been following Japanese blogger, Danny Choo's Summer in Japan series and now it's time for another installment. This time the spotlight falls on the mecca that is shopping, Shibuya. With the world famous scramble crossing which is the busiest in the world to everyone's favourite dog Hachiko to the epicentre trademark building, Shibuya 109, there's something here for everyone. Best place in Shibuya in...
If you've been following Japandaman lately, you'll know that we've been covering the current series of photographs that Danny Choo has been posting in his Summer in Japan series. We've shown Summer in Akihabara and Summer in Shinjuku in case you've missed them and today we present Summer in Harajuku. Harajuku, the famed hangout of cosplayers, Gothic Lolitas and trendy people across Japan. Some great...
20
Jul
I recently showed what Summer in Akihabara looks like, now the focus turns to another popular tourist destination, Shinjuku. Courtesy of Danny Choo, Otaku blogger based in Japan, we can see what these amazing areas look like. Here's another great stop for Otakus to check out, there's talk that Shinjuku is becoming the new Akihabara, we'll se how that pans out. [AFG_gallery id='135']
18
Jul
Danny Choo, Otaku blogger based in Japan, has just posted some pics of a hot and sweaty Summer from Ground Zero for all things Otaku in Japan, Akihabara. Akihabara looks great as it always does and as someone who has been to Japan during the Summer season...it's unbelievably hot! [AFG_gallery id='134'] Source: Danny Choo
17
Jul
Can't wait for the Evangelion 3.0 movie and want a little something to help pass the time? Why don't you look towards the Evangelion cake which will set you back ¥4,000 and comes with a themed character from the movie. In the case of the cake below, the figure is Kaworu with this particular cake being the third in the series. Now to get onto the...
22
Jun
Fans of popular anime, Fate/Stay, may have seen the chess set being used by Gilgamesh in Fate/Zero. Well, now Bandai Premium has produced the very same set for Otakus everywhere to purchase. The board incorporates seven Masters, seven Servants and a Holy Grail with the pieces measuring in at between 40 and 110mm tall. The board itself comes in at 400mm x 400mm. Orders are being taken now ahead of...
29
May
Below you can check out the trailer of the new Japanese anime, Starship Troopers, based on the popular movies from way back when, starring those pesky bugs that look like they're in desperate need of insect repellant. The anime is due out this coming Summer and is being directed by Shinji Aramaki, that's right, the same Shinji that directed Appleseed. This should be good.
29
May
Manga Life MOMO magazine has announced the cast of Chitose Get You!!, an anime series which begins airing in Japan next Monday. AKB48 idol, Sayaka Nakaya, has been named as the voice of the lead character, Chitose Sakuraba. The rest of the cast is as follows: Sora Tokui as Misaki Mako as Hinako Hiiragi Wataru Hatano as Hiroshi Kashiwabara Kotono Mitsuishi as Asako Fuji Rikako...
Fans of the anime K-On! and the movie will be pleased with awaits them when they purchase the DVD or Blu-Ray versions of the movie to take home. The Limited Edition of the DVD will contain cords for a song played during the movie, a mini production booklet, 5 kinds of the appreciation tickets (small size), a 5 piece bromide set and lastly a three...
During the airing of this week's Fate/Zero episode in Japan, there'll be a special 30 second commercial making its debut for Good Smile Company. For the uninitiated, Good Smile Company are the brains behind the extremely popular Figma's and Nendoroids. The commercial will be to advertise the 11th birthday for the Good Smile Company and also the 'Let's create Miku Art!' quake charity project. You...