Tag Archives: gundam

Gunpla EXPO World Tour Japan 2013 11.21.13

Gundam plastic model kits have been popular for well over 30 years now, so it comes as no surprise that there are events around the world that are dedicated to Gunpla. One of them is the Gunpla Expo World Tour. … READ MORE

Char Aznable’s Zaku Cake 10.26.13

Premium Bandai is continuously releasing products that are sure to attract many anime fans. This time they’re selling cakes shaped like the head of Char’s zaku.     Strawberry flavored on the outside and chocolate mousse on the inside. It even … READ MORE

Gundam Cafe?! The 3rd Mecha Restaurant in Tokyo Station! 12.19.12

Not the first, but the 3rd Gundam Cafe! Apparently, the next popular thing right after Maid Cafe, is a Gundam Cafe! Tomorrow (or more like today in Japan) the new restaurant will be opened in Tokyo! I am betting it … READ MORE

Life Size Gundams 10.06.12

A life-sized Gundam isn’t exactly NEW news but still continues to be very impressive to this day. Imagine taking this baby out on Halloween night! Not sure how you would go trick-or-treating with it though… One of the latest details … READ MORE

6 Meter Tall Gundam Statue 07.09.12

Yup, that’s right. A 6 meter high Gundam statue will be displayed at the China International Comics and Games Expo in Shanghai from 7/12-7/16! A model kit featuring the same design as the RX-78-2 GUNDAM CHINA SPECIAL will be sold … READ MORE

Gundam Cafe 11.11.11

Did you know that there is a Gundam Cafe in Akihabara that opened last year in Spring? For those Gundam fans out there, this place is a must visit. This is the store interior At the cafe you can enjoy… … READ MORE

New Gundam Series 06.09.11

This news is blowing up all over Japanese blogs! According to them the new series will be called Gundam AGE and will be worked on by Level-5, an independent video game developer who is well-known for the Professor Layton series. … READ MORE

Hello Kitty in Cosplay 06.02.11

Illustrator Joseph Senior’s Hello Kitty plastic model concept is amazing. He mashes the geeky with the kawaii. Check them out!

Cosplay Fails 10.01.10

So here we have some great photos thanks to the internet. What we have are probably the worst cosplay (minus Man-Faye) people of all time. Whether it is self aware or not (I think most are not) these cannot cease … READ MORE

Don’t trash my Gundam toys, Mom! 08.25.10

Wow. Just wow. Yoshifumi Takashe, a 30-year old guy living with his mother in Kasai, Hyogo prefecture, burned down the house they shared after his mom threw out some boxes of Gundam robot action figures. Takashe is quoted in this … READ MORE

Japanese citizens soon to be at the mercy of giant 1:1 scale Gundam mobile suit… 07.21.10

On July 24th, the massive 1:1 scale Gundam mobile suit will be officially available for public viewing. Obviously, they constructed this thing in public, but on the 24th the project will finally be completed. The towering structure, which was constructed … READ MORE

Snowboarder Shaun White touches down on Japanese TV stations 03.09.10

Shaun White, everyone’s favorite American copper-headed snowboarder, paid a visit to Japan’s Fuji TV and TBS networks recently. In this video, White talks about his love for Japanese games and toys and stuff like that: halfpipe whiteby samonbatson He is … READ MORE

Japanese taste for American music is intriguing, to say the least…. 11.19.09

This is a topic that has always interested me to think about. So long as I’ve been conscious of popular music, I’ve noticed a few times how it seems that some random American bands find extreme success overseas in Japan. … READ MORE