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Film & 40s: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Film & 40s: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift This podcast is an audio supplement, meant to be played simultaneously with the film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.We are watching this movie via the theatrical Blu-ray release.

Bring Me The Head Of The Giant Gundam

Bring Me The Head Of The Giant Gundam Workers pulling the head right off of the life-sized Gundam.This giant Gundam went up in 2009 and this fall, a new giant Gundam, RX-0 Unicorn Gundam, will go up at the same location.

A Tokyo Parking Garage For Geeked-Out Cars

A Tokyo Parking Garage For Geeked-Out Cars That, or you know, just walking around the streets of Akihabara.Underneath are three levels of below ground parking, and the garage staffers have been cataloging the itasha that roll through.

What A Crappy Tokyo Apartment

What A Crappy Tokyo Apartment But this is one bad Tokyo apartment.Pointed out by Twitter user Lycis, the studio apartment floor plan has the toilet RIGHT NEXT TO THE FRONT DOOR.

In Japan, You Can Lift Weights With Maids

In Japan, You Can Lift Weights With Maids This is “Maid Gym.As pointed out by Nari Nari, Maid Gym opens in Tokyo on April 10.

An Accidental Ghost In The Shell Live-Action Movie Reminder

An Accidental Ghost In The Shell Live-Action Movie Reminder It’s not uncommon for Japanese celebrities to cosplay for Hollywood movie events.Here, that has added and, most certainly, accidental meaning.

Toyota’s hybrid boat will begin testing in the Port of Tokyo in 2018

Toyota’s hybrid boat will begin testing in the Port of Tokyo in 2018 The hybrid boats will be studied in Tokyo’s waterways from July 2018 to March 2021.It should come as no surprise that the carmaker is experimenting with new hybrid vehicles, as its Prius is the world’s best-selling hybrid electric car.

Attack on Titan Photo-Op ATM Comes to Tokyo’s Nakano Broadway

Attack on Titan Photo-Op ATM Comes to Tokyo’s Nakano Broadway A photo opportunity at an ATM may seem taboo, but Japan has embraced the idea with the installation of an Attack on Titan-themed ATM in the Nakano Broadway shopping center.In contrast to the Akihabara scene, Nakano Broadway shops tend to focus on rare and vintage pieces.

Original Gundam Composer Yuushi Matsuyama Has Died

Original Gundam Composer Yuushi Matsuyama Has Died Yuushi Matsuyama, the composer of the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime’s theme songs, died last week after his house caught fire.According to Sankei News and TBS, at 4:35pm on April 7, one section of the second floor of Matsuyama’s Tokyo house caught fire.

Attack On Titan Overruns Tokyo Skytree

Attack On Titan Overruns Tokyo Skytree The tallest structure in Japan is under siege by a 1,148-foot Titan.As you can see in these terrific photos from Ryutsuu News, there’s a big Attack on Titan exhibit at Tokyo Skytree with original art, life-sized Survey Corps.

Anime Cosplay Made Easy In Tokyo

Anime Cosplay Made Easy In Tokyo Starting April 21, visitors to J-World Tokyo, the indoor amusement park, can dress up as One Piece, Dragon Ball, Gintama, and Naruto characters.For example, Gunosy reports that one costume with a wig is 3,500 yen (US$32) for 90 minutes, while the same deal, plus a prop weapon is 4,500 yen ($41).

This Totally Free Car Theme Park In Tokyo Will Blow Your Mind

This Totally Free Car Theme Park In Tokyo Will Blow Your Mind You get the Toyota Mega Web.Located in Tokyo’s Bay Area, the Mega Web is about 30 minutes by train from the city center.