Today we went to Tokyo Skytree to check out the amazing stores there…but really to try and find a Mimikyu plushie at the Pokemon Centre. (SPOILER: They were all sold out). We found an amazing Studio Ghibli store, had some lunch and heaps of other cool stuff. Oh, and towards the end, our camera broke 🙁 So that night we had to rush to Akihabara … Continue reading TOKYO SKYTREE: J-VLOGGING 2016 DAY 2
Welcome to the first J-Vlog update in this Japan trip for 2016! In this first update, it kicks off with us waiting for our flight to Japan at Melbourne Airport, some in-flight footage, landing at Narita and then some walking around our neighbourhood of Asakusa in search of some food and sweets! This one was a rush job as we’re completely tired from the flight … Continue reading FLY TO JAPAN AND FOOD!: J-VLOGGING 2016 DAY 1
And this just in…myself and my waifu are headed to Japan for a long overdue holiday and to tick some things off our bucketlist, namely spending Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Tokyo. We don’t really have an agenda as such for this trip, it’ll be more of a “what are we doing today?” kind of scenario which is something we’re both very cool with. … Continue reading Blog: Japandaman & Waifu Headed To Japan!
Let’s kick things off for this new Gamer Girl segment with someone I’ve been following for a few years now on Instagram. Jazz Milczenie Baranow is a 27 year old Polish girl living in Germany. She loves gaming (duh), tattoos, Japan, art, Star Wars, music and horror movies. So many boxes ticked right there! Her posts are witty, funny, amusing and always very cool! I’ve … Continue reading Gamer Girl – Jazz
To kick off the Interview segment on japandaman.com, here’s an interview that I did with Neko for our TV show It’s Japan, Man! The interview was with internationally renowned Japanese cosplayer, REIKA. This is back from our very 1st season and was filmed at SMASH! 2014. Continue reading Interview – REIKA (Cosplayer)
Good Smile Company have opened a 15th anniversary event, commemorating all of the wonderful support from their fans. Not only is this event being held in the Otaku Hub of Tokyo, Akihabara; it features the display of almost every single figure released by GSC (which is over 1000 items!). The event started today on the 20th August and will be running up until Sunday 4th September and best of … Continue reading “Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition” in Akihabara!
Time to choose the Japandaman Cosplayer of the Month! And this time around it’s none other than REIKA! Reika is regarded as one of the most highly technical cosplayers around. Her cosplays are extremely intricate which she puts together all herself, her wigs are nothing short of astounding and her make up skills are unparalleled. One aspect of her cosplays that she is well known … Continue reading Cosplayer Of The Month July 2016: REIKA
And the special guests keep rolling out for SMASH! 2016. This time it’s mecha cosplayer,TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI! It’s shaping up to be an amazing looking convention for it’s 10th anniversary. Here’s the press release with all the info below. SMASH! 2016 GUEST PROFILE: COSPLAYER TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI Official Website: http://gadgettool.web.fc2.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/Goldy-1549129935365479/ Meet TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI also known as ‘The Gundam G u y ’. … Continue reading Smash 2016 Update – Mecha Cosplayer Announced For 4th Guest
I’m very late on this one but I thought it was still worth writing about because it’s so damn cute! Here’s an awesome new collaboration between Nintendo and makers of Hello Kitty, Sanrio. This stunningly cute 3DS looks set to release in Japan (of course) on November 28, 2015. The amazing piece of hardware will set you back ¥17,000, that nabs you the Hello Kitty 3DS model, … Continue reading Nintendo x Sanrio Hello Kitty 3DS
Sony will be holding a “Hatsune Miku ‘Magical Mirai 2015” event in Japan from September 4 through to 6 and one of the items to be displayed is the Project Morpheus reality headset. Even better though is that Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia have revealed that they’ll be running the Sega feat. Hatsune Miku Project: VR Tech Demo for the headset. The demo itself will consist of … Continue reading Hatsune Miku For Project Morpheus Tech Demo