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First impressions - HG 1/144 FA-78 Full Armor Gundam (Thunderbolt version)

First impressions – HG 1/144 FA-78 Full Armor Gundam (Thunderbolt version)

Posted in Gundam on 16 October, 2014 (13:31)

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Another Gunpla to the pile! The Gundam Thunderbolt designs are really crazy, sporting weapons and […]
Danboard Photo Exhibition, Daimaru Osaka

Danboard Photo Exhibition, Daimaru Osaka

Posted in Japan on 14 October, 2014 (12:36)

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Danboard is the hugely popular cardboard box robot character from Yotsuba&! manga. The internet’s full […]
Farewell to the Glico Running Man

Farewell to the Glico Running Man

Posted in Japan on 21 August, 2014 (00:18)

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He’s an icon of Osaka, with thousands of people taking photos with him every day, […]
Bar #78's tenth anniversary!

Bar #78′s tenth anniversary!

Posted in Gundam on 18 August, 2014 (12:40)

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This month, my favourite bar in Osaka celebrated quite the milestone, ten years! The main […]
First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam

First impressions: MG 1/100 WD-M01 Turn A Gundam

Posted in Gundam on 7 August, 2014 (18:08)

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Turn A turn, turn A turn, tuuuuuuuuuuuurn A!
Aizen Matsuri 2014

Aizen Matsuri 2014

Posted in Japan on 16 July, 2014 (12:23)

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One of the three major summer festivals of Osaka, and also the first of the […]
Lawson Ponta - What are they good for?

Lawson Ponta – What are they good for?

Posted in Japan on 14 July, 2014 (10:23)

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Absolutely nothing! Wait, that’s not right…
Oe Jinja Shrine - Guardian Tiger Shrine

Oe Jinja – Guardian Tiger Shrine

Posted in Japan on 11 July, 2014 (14:06)

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This small shrine is located next to Shoman-in Aizen-do, which I visited recently for Aizen […]
Nankai Rapi:t, 20th anniversary Neo Zeon train!

Nankai Rapi:t, 20th anniversary Neo Zeon train!

Posted in Gundam on 10 July, 2014 (14:38)

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This year, the awesome future-retro Nankai Rapi:t train, which runs from Osaka Namba to Kansai […]
New deco train - Osaka Power Loop

New deco train – Osaka Power Loop

Posted in Japan on 12 June, 2014 (23:54)

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Deco trains are relatively common in Japan, I’ve shared a few pictures in the past. […]