Category Archives: TV Shows

Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Costumes On Display At Tokyo’s Hottest Toy Shop

  In the wake of the Star Wars prequels coming to an end in 2005 I have to say that I never thought I’d see the day when actor Ewan McGregor returned to his role as a Jedi Master. A … Continue reading

Posted in Star Wars, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Complete List Of Live Leicester City Matches On ITV In The Early 1990s

When Sky gained the rights to show Premier League games live from the 1992-93 season onwards it meant the end of live top flight English football on terrestrial TV. In the absence of ‘The Match‘ on ITV on Sunday afternoons … Continue reading

Posted in Leicester City, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Farewell Neighbours! Looking Back On My 5 Trips To Ramsay Street In 5 Different Years!

  After 37 years and nearly 9000 episodes the iconic Australian soap ‘Neighbours‘ came off air this week ending on a real high as some legendary characters reappeared for a final farewell to a show that many people have great … Continue reading

Posted in Australasia Travel, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A Themed Tour Of Tokyo’s Football Manga Mecca

Think of Japanese footballers that have had an impact overseas and the likes of  Hidetoshi Nakata, Junichi Inamoto, Shunsuke Nakamura, Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagawa or Leicester legend Shinji Okazaki might come to mind. However, it is arguably an animated character … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, Sport, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Ewoks Cartoon Challenge Part 2 – Binge Watching Season 2 In One Day!

When Disney+ announced in March that the Ewoks cartoon was being added to their selection of Star Wars programmes from April 2nd (2021) onwards it was quite a surprise as I thought they were kind of embarrassed by such content. … Continue reading

Posted in Star Wars, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review: Films Set In Japan – Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

Admittedly I only ever found out about this movie thanks to the title being parodied by ‘The Simpsons‘ when the dysfunctional family visited Japan way back in season ten (S10E23) of the long-running American animation comedy. The contrast between the … Continue reading

Posted in Review: Films Set In Japan, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

15 Years Of Tokyo Fox: The Posts With The “Most” Hits For Each Year

Fifteen years! How the hell did that happen!! There’s not much more to say than what I wrote in my ‘10 Years of Tokyo Fox‘ post five years ago about how it all began and the journey so far. Instead … Continue reading

Posted in Africa Travel, Food & Drink, Japan Filming Locations, Japan Travel, Movie Locations, Music, Quirky Japan, Star Wars, Star Wars Filming Locations, Tokyo Daytripper:, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

TF Top 10……Alternative Star Wars Movies & TV Shows

  In the last five years it’s become custom to spend the Autumn and early Winter working my way back through all the theatrical Star Wars releases in anticipation of new films in December. However, ‘The Rise Of Skywalker‘ (2019) … Continue reading

Posted in Films, Star Wars, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Binge Watching The 1985 Star Wars Cartoon Series ‘Droids’!

Whilst Star Wars content is fairly common in this day and age, there were some very lean years between ‘Return Of The Jedi‘ in 1983 and the special editions in 1997. However, there were actually some cartoons in the mid-eighties … Continue reading

Posted in Star Wars, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Australia 2019 Pt VIII: To Sydney & Straight Up To Palm Beach For Some Filming!

  Visiting the church where Scott and Charlene got married in ‘Neighbours‘ the day before had really got me in the mood for doing some more iconic Aussie filming locations albeit ones from a rival soap. When I first booked … Continue reading

Posted in Australasia Travel, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments