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Events

Sakura Dates For Japan 2018

Planning a trip to Japan to see this year’s Cherry Blossom season but unsure of where to go and more importantly when? Check out this handy guide below which covers the major prefectures and blooming dates for 2018.

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Cosplay Events

Tokyo Game Show 2017 Cosplay Showcase

Our favourite cosplay showcasers, Rescue The Princess, are at it again, this time bringing us a peek and the cosplay fun that went down at the TGS ’17. This time they also give us a peek into some of the amazing booths from TGS in particular, the Monster Hunter booth looked amazing with an amazing […]

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TV

New Japanese TV Commercials

Time for that segment we all know and love…new TV commercials straight from Japan. Well, specifically from YouTuber JPCMHD! I’ve given up giving each update a volume number as I’d run out of numbers! Anyways, this time around we have a fresh batch of ads for mobile games, amusement park Fuji Q Highlands, J-Pop, TownWORK, […]

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Video Diary

Flashback Friday: Buying A Train Ticket In Japan

Time for a late Flashback Friday update! One part I was always worried about before our first visit to Japan was navigating the public transport system. It does help that there’s a lot of English to help the tourists but just in case you still think it can’t be that easy, here’s a little video […]

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Video Diary

Flashback Friday: Winter Comiket 2016

I thought I’d do something new for Friday so I’m starting Flashback Fridays!! Here’s a look at a clip from our last Japan trip when we visited Winter Comiket which is a massive attraction for cosplayers along with people selling their original manga at Tokyo Big Sight. Enjoy!

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Gamer Girl

Gamer Girl – Jazz

Time for a Gamer Girl update and it’s the return of a Japandaman favourite. Jazz was the first Gamer Girl we featured and now she makes a welcome return! Just in case you missed her the first time we featured her, here’s a look at that. Apart from being a Playstation gamer, having some amazingly […]

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Web Cams

Kabukicho Live Web Cam

A view from another part of Tokyo, it’s Kabukicho! It’s actually part of Shinjuku and is known as the entertainment and red light district of the area. There are many host and hostess clubs, shops, restaurants, clubs and heaps more entertainment to discover.

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Web Cams

Shibuya Live Web Cam

Ever wondered just how busy a street crossing can get? Especially one of the most heavily used street crossings such as the famous Scramble Street crossing in Shibuya? You can see what goes down using the handy web cam below!

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Web Cams

Akihabara Live Web Cam

Here’s a live camera shot of Chuo Dori which is in the middle of Akihabara. Chuo Dori is one of the main streets with a ton of otaku stores on both sides. https://youtu.be/Qp08AD-PE_w

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Events Games Hardware

Japan/Australia Nintendo Switch Launch

Yes, it’s the 03/03/17 and while that may seem like just another date, it’s also the launch day for Nintendo’s latest home console, the Nintendo Switch! I was lucky enough to attend the launch in Melbourne which took place at Federation Square which was attended by many Nintendo fans eager to get their hands on […]