Tagged: tokyo

Hello Tokyo by Christoph Gelep

Amazing video shot and edited by Christoph Gelep during a 5 day trip to Tokyo. Such awesome videography covering a massive metropolis in an interesting and captivating way. I can take great inspiration from this. Source – Vimeo

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King of Tokyo Unboxing

King of Tokyo allows 2 to 6 players to play as GigaMonsters or what fans like me of monster movies would call Kaiju. The monsters under the control of the players can attack, heal and evolve as they duke it out for the title of...

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Hokkaido and Tokyo to be linked via Shinkansen

The Hokuriku Shinkansen launched in March this year connecting  Tokyo to Kanazawa, come March 2016 there will be another Shinkansen launch when Tokyo gets linked with Hokkaido via the Hokkaido Shinkansen. Hokkaido Railway Co. and East Japan Railway Co. will provide 13 round-trips per day...

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Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica – Recap

Last weekend was a special time for anime lovers in Jamaica. An actual two day Japanese Anime Festival was held at the St Andrew High School for Girls and the Liguanea Club in Kingston. I was unable to attend the first day due to a...

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Hokuriku Shinkansen – Tokyo-Kanazawa

Japan’s newest bullet train is set to start service on March 14th. The Hokuriku Shinkansen will operate between Nagano and Kanazawa. The new route will provide scenic views of the passing countryside such as the  Tateyama Range which looks spectacular in varying seasons. The Hokuriku Shinkansen is a...

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Tokyo Ghoul – First Impressions

Tokyo Ghoul is a new anime which began airing a few weeks ago. It is based off a manga series by Sui Ishida. This was the first anime from the Summer 2014 lineup I decided to take a look at as I liked the art style...

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Yakuza Ishin Caught my Eye at Tokyo Game Show 2013

Yakuza Ishin - PS4

Yakuza Ishin, the next installment of the long running Yakuza series is being described as “Grand Theft Auto” set in 18th century Japan. Sadly though, it may never be released outside of Japan, although with the PS4 being region free, one could technically buy it...

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Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic games after beating out Madrid and Istanbul in the final round of voting. Tokyo became the first Asian country to host an Olympic Games in 1964 and although their bid to host the 2016 games was strong they narrowly...

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Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

I rediscovered a short film I first saw a few months ago called Little Kaiju that I forgot to share. The 3 minute short film combines the sights of Tokyo with an animated character that makes memorable viewing and maybe a subliminal message? The whimsical journey of a...

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