Category Archives: Star Wars

Science Fiction Bar In Tokyo

  A short time ago in a galaxy not so far away I went to this science fiction themed bar in the east of Tokyo. Apologies for that opening line but (not for the first time!) I couldn’t think of … Continue reading

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Star Wars Plane Spotting At Haneda Airport

  Transportation has always been a major part of Star Wars films and animation with all manner of starships, tie fighters, starfighters, landspeeders, podracers, speeder bikes, shuttles and so on featured throughout the saga. At the end of 2015 I was lucky … Continue reading

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Cosplaying At Tokyo ComicCon 2016

  Over the years of convention going I’ve realised that these events are as much about the people and the other fans you meet throughout the day as they are the special guests and the other exclusive content. That is … Continue reading

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Tokyo ComicCon 2016

  From the moment it was announced last year, I was very much looking forward to this event and my mind was working overtime with the possible guests that I hoped might be in attendance. Sadly none of them were … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo Disneyland

  Disneyland is one of those places which has long mystified me regarding its popularity, especially in Japan where it is widely loved and regarded. Even your coolest looking hip-hop-type guys can often be seen over here sporting a Disney accessory … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Minayoshi (Osaka)

  When catching up on the hours and hours of Star Wars Celebration footage on YouTube last year I was a little surprised to see a Japanese guy feature in the coverage from Anaheim in the USA. He was on one of the fan … Continue reading

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Riding On The Star Wars Rapi:it Train

  On September 4th last year it was #ForceFriday and the journey towards ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ (2015) began. From that date onwards, all manner of marketing promotions and tie-ins relating to the saga were introduced in the run … Continue reading

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