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New Gundam statue coming to yokohama

A new Gundam statue is to be installed in Yokohama. More details inside!

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The Unicorn Gundam Official Opens

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 […]

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Events Japan Pop Culture

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. […]

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New Gundam For Odaiba

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 […]

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Vlogging

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 […]

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Cosplay COTM

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 […]

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Games

Japan PS4 2016 Lineup

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 ┬áinto the whole clip! There’s some great stuff in this clip, Gundam Break 3 looking amazing for […]

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Events

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.┬áNankai Electric Railways connecting the largest city in central Japan, […]

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Places Pop Culture

Odaiba’s Gundam In The Snow

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.

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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 […]