Category Archives: Films

Cosplaying At Tokyo ComicCon 2015

  The San Diego Comic-Con has been going since 1970 and has inspired many other similar events and Tokyo appears to be getting in on the act with this convention which was organized by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak who was in town … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Back To The Future Cafe In Ikebukuro

The media has been awash with ‘Back To The Future Part II‘ (1989) features all week as the future became the past and I have absolutely loved it. As a huge fan of the films, the year 2015 seemed like such … Continue reading

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Tsukuda – Going Beyond Tsukiji

Living very much in the shadows of its close neighbours Tsukiji and Tsukishima, the town of Tsukuda is not exactly on the map when it comes to tourism. However, it can make a pleasant half day trip for anyone wanting to extend … Continue reading

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England 2014 Pt VI: Back To The Future Secret Cinema

Since it was first launched in 2007, Secret Cinema has kept growing and punters have continued to stump up a fair whack to take part in an offline event where in the past they didn’t even know what film they’d … Continue reading

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England 2014 Pt II: Madame Tussaud’s Waxwork Museum

One of the things that my mother-in-law wanted to do in London was to visit this very famous and hugely popular waxworks museum. I have to say that I’d never had too much enthusiasm for going to this place which … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Gojira-Koen (Godzilla Park)

In anticipation of a forthcoming Godzilla-themed cycling tour of Tokyo ahead of the very late Japan release (two months after the rest of the world!) of the 2014 movie, I was searching the internet last weekend to see if there were … Continue reading

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On Screen #4 – Brazil

With Brazil hosting this years FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic games there is a lot of focus on the nation which has given the world samba, coffee, caipirinha, Copacabana, the Amazon and some of the worlds greatest ever football players. It … Continue reading

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