Gundam Cafe – A shrine for fans of the Gundam Franchise

Being the rabid Gundam fan I am I was disappointed that I was unable to see the Life-sized RX-78 Gundam in Tokyo or in Shizouka. My last chance to see it was when it returned disassembled in the name of charity but I unfortunately missed out on that opportunity too because I wouldn't arrive in Japan until … Continue reading Gundam Cafe – A shrine for fans of the Gundam Franchise

Club Sega Akihabara – Multi-Floor Gaming Arcade

Not surprisingly I spent a lot of time in Akihabara during my trip to Japan and one of the attractions that stood out was Club Sega, a multi-floor video game arcade and entertainment lounge. It features different games and attractions on each floor such as fighting games, crane machines, simulators and lots and lots of mecha themed games. It is … Continue reading Club Sega Akihabara – Multi-Floor Gaming Arcade

Latest AKB48 member is Computer Generated

I'm not big on Japanese Idols, Japanese music or even the local entertainment scene but my usual surfing of Japan related news unearthed something that caught my eye. The latest AKB48 member named Aimi Eguchi is computer generated and was unveiled in a commercial earlier this month that had split the AKB48 loving crowd in two - one half defending her … Continue reading Latest AKB48 member is Computer Generated