We posted recently about the new Unicorn Gundam being assembled at Diver City, Odaiba. It was a sad day to see the original Gundam being taken down and away to a new home but the new Gundam more than makes up for it. Just take a look at it down below! Voice actor Kouki Uchiyama handled the MC duties introducing the Gundam to the crowd. … Continue reading The Unicorn Gundam Official Opens
If you were lucky to visit Japan in recent years, you would have see the awesome RX-78-2 Gundam at Odaiba standing proudly outside Diver City. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end and the Gundam was dismantled. *tears* BUT…there’s a new Gundam in town, it’s a Unicorn Gundam which stands nearly twenty metres tall. The previous Gundam stood 18 metres tall so this is … Continue reading The New Gundam Is Nearly Finished!
Our most recent trip to Japan was memorable for many reason but not least which was to pay a visit to the life-size scale”RG 1/1 RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.GFT” at Odaiba outside Diver City Plaza. As some may know, he was due to be pulled down after spending quite a few years there as an attraction to both locals and tourists alike. Well sad to report…the … Continue reading New Gundam For Odaiba
Despite the freezing weather today, we headed out to Comiket, eager to check out another con in Japan which didn’t fail to disappoint with the high level of cosplay that was on display. Such cosplay! We had a quick look inside the actual venue which was very interesting but we weren’t able to grab any footage 🙁 Gomensai 🙁 We then caught the train to … Continue reading COMIKET 2016 & GUNDAM: J-VLOGGING 2016 DAY 8
Remember a while ago I mentioned that I was going to introduce a new cosplay segment? Well, here it is!! Presenting the latest addition to japandaman.com, the Cosplayer of the Month! I thought for a while which cosplayer I should spotlight first and I couldn’t go past my all time favourite number one cosplayer, Vampy Bit Me! I love her creations, they’re so incredibly diverse … Continue reading Cosplayer Of The Month April 2016: Vampy Bit Me!
Here’s an amazing video in the style that only Japan can pull off of the release schedule for the PS4 in 2016. I just love how the Playstation intro track has been remixed by Tofubeats and carries over into the whole clip! There’s some great stuff in this clip, Gundam Break 3 looking amazing for one and Dark Souls 3 for those who like their … Continue reading Japan PS4 2016 Lineup
Japan taking their love of all things mech to the next level have produced something pretty cool. We’ve seen the massive 1:1 ratio scale model of the Gundam in Odaiba but now there’s something new to ooh and ahh over. Ready for it? A Gundam train. Nankai Electric Railways connecting the largest city in central Japan, Osaka with the Kansai Airport have commemorated the mobility this … Continue reading The Gundam Train Rolls Into Japan
Following the fairly severe snowstorms Japan has experiencing lately, videographer, darwinfish, has been out to the Odaiba Island precinct to see how the 1:1 scale model of the Gundam has been doing. Filmed in his usual time lapse photography, the statue looks quite stunning and striking against the bleak backdrop of the pristine white snow. Continue reading Odaiba’s Gundam In The Snow
The massive 1:1 scale statue of the Gundam in Odaiba is very popular with both locals and tourists. The statue is also packed full with people looking for photo opportunities and is a great backdrop. Currently for Winter, the statue has been illuminated for the night time which makes it looks simply amazing. Don’t believe us, have a look at the pics below. If you … Continue reading Gundam Lights Up For Winter
Japanese blogger, Darwinfish, has posted an awesome video to his blog recently. The video is a time lapse clip and features the Gundam statue in Odaiba as well as the many holiday crowds from Yurakucho, Marunouchi, Roppongi Hills, Omotesando, Tokyo Midtown. Check out the clip below. TOKYO 2013 4K time lapse Continue reading Tokyo 2013 In Time Lapse