Unicorn Gundam arrives in Tokyo’s Odaiba waterfront district

Its hard to believe that the life-sized RX-78 Gundam started to be built in Odaiba, Tokyo and was eventually completed 8 years ago. It stood for a while and was even upgraded with a light-saber and returning briefly for charity and seeing a counterfeit cousin setup in China. However, there is a new 19.7-meter TRANSFORMING … Continue reading Unicorn Gundam arrives in Tokyo’s Odaiba waterfront district

Japan Scene 1: New Teacher x Ferry Rendezvous

Oki Islands View

Rural communities the world over have a distinct charm; the people are usually friendlier, more close-knit and very curious. These attributes certainly apply to the rural island community I reside in now in Japan. My short time here has already been punctuated by astute exchanges that offer community integration opportunities as well as lessons about … Continue reading Japan Scene 1: New Teacher x Ferry Rendezvous