Monthly Archive: May 2009

Terminator Salvation – I like to hate it

Let me start off by saying that Terminator Salvation sucked, but that the fact that it sucked doesn’t mean that is bad so please join the millions of movie goers who will and should watch this highly anticipated blockbuster regardless of what I say about...

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Gundam Double O – Exia Figure

Gundam figure number 5 arrived recently to ease my Gundam figure addiction for a little while. Exia is the main mobile suit from Gundam OO season one and the piloted by the star of the entire series. I really didn’t like Setsuna at first and...

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America’s F-22 not going to Japan’s Airforce

For many years now I have had a F-22 Raptor obsession, I would buy one if I had the money and I screamed like Japanese schoolgirl when I saw F-22s in the Transformers movie. I blogged a long while back that America was refusing to...

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Tokyo Time-lapse by Samuel Cockedey

Following up on the Alone in the Tokyo Video Phillip Bloom I surfed into another great Tokyo related video that also highlights Japan’s capital. The creative representation of Tokyo this time is called “static : pulse” and was made by Samuel Cockedey. Tokyo Skyline in...

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I Won a Poken! Check it out

A little over a month ago I entered the Japansoc.org poken contest by blogging and tweeting about Poken and what Japansoc.org was all about. I found out that I won one of the 11 Pokens that were being given away not long after and I...

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Eden of the East – First Impressions

Eden of the East or Higashi no Eden is one of the cool anime that didn’t even make my Spring 2009 anime watchlist but with Sengoku Basara being lame after the first 2 episodes I decided to replace it with Eden of the East. I’ve...

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Full Scale Gundam Being Built in Japan

Update: Full Scale Gundam Complete! – click to read more. An 18 meter tall, 35 ton, mist farting, full sized gundam is set to be the latest addition to Tokyo’s skyline, albeit temporarily. The statue will be on display in the Shiokaze Park in Odaiba...

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Bolt Lights up Manchester in 150m Sprint

Usain Bolt set the city of Manchester in England on fire today when he ran the fastest 150m ever in front a a cheering crowd who waited for hours in really awful weather to see the fastest man in the world. It took only 14.25...

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Alone in Tokyo by Philip Bloom

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and a very a fascinating city. It is the most populous metropolis in the world, the most important city in Asia and one of the top five cities of the world. Phillip Bloom has created a very interesting short...

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Android Teaches Class in Japan

Can you imagine one day showing up at school only to find out that your teacher for that day would be an experimental humanoid robot? Well that’s exactly what happened to a group of kids at a school in Tokyo recently when “SAYA”, a robot ...

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