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Events Japan Melbourne

Japanese Summer Festival Recap

This past Saturday in Melbourne, 11th February, saw a bit of Japanese culture come to town in the form of the annual Japanese Summer Festival held at the Docklands. It was a great day with very sunny weather and crowds that only got larger as the day progressed. Beginning at 4PM and stretching through til […]

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Events Melbourne

Japanese Summer Festival In Melbourne

Tomorrow, the 11th February, will see Melbourne host the annual Japanese Summer Festival at Docklands. The event will take place between 4PM – 8PM with loads to see, heaps to eat and great prizes to be won, with the top prize being a return trip for two to Japan! Tickets are only $2 which is […]

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Events Japan Melbourne

Japan Comes To Melbourne

Last Saturday, 26/11/11, saw a bit of Japanese culture come to Melbourne. At the Collingwood Town Hall just outside the CBD and set amongst the backdrop of a fantastic warm afternoon, a festival celebrating all things Japanese was held. There were food stalls, Kendo demonstrations, sumo demonstrations and plenty to see and take part in. […]

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Editorial

The state of Expos in Australia :(

2 days off work means more reviews to come for my new buddies over at Otaku Fuel…I’d kill to be going to Anime Expo ’11 but once upon a time I wanted to go to Tokyo Game Show and that ended up happening last year 🙂 Thanks once again to Aussie Gamer for the press […]

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Movies

How did I miss this??

Blood: The Last Vampire. I loved this anime and only now I realised that there was a live action movie…wondering if it’s any good or right up there with the Dragonball and Tekken movie? I’m hoping not but let’s see what the internet provides…anyone seen the live action movie? http://youtu.be/tnIPDFnwnlY

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Games Melbourne

3DS Launch Followup…

Just returned back from braving the chilly elements tonight in downtown Melbourne for the launch of the Nintendo 3DS and a turnout it was. Great night with free Red Bulls and other soft drinks, party pies and muffins so top marks for the catering effort. The staff were handing out 3DS lanyards with numbers on […]

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Games Melbourne

Nintendo 3DS launch tonight!!

Unless you’ve been living/sleeping under a rock, you’d know that Nintendo’s latest handheld, a true successor to the current DS, is launched tonight at midnight however not all stores are doing a midnight. As in the store where I have my pre-order is not so I’ll be picking mine up on the way to work […]