The New Gundam Is Nearly Finished!

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!

COMIKET 2016 & GUNDAM: J-VLOGGING 2016 DAY 8

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

Cosplayer Of The Month April 2016: Vampy Bit Me!

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!

The Gundam Train Rolls Into Japan

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

Gundam Lights Up For Winter

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