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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #3 – New Statue In Tokyo (+ Gojira Curry)!!

As one of the most recognisable Japanese icons, it’s perhaps no surprise that statues and models of Godzilla are considered a good idea by many to attract interest to an area. The radioactive monster appeared on top of Hotel Gracery … Continue reading

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Deep Historical Walking Tour Of Tokyo With Students

Over the years I’ve done my fair share of Tokyo-based tours albeit usually on bicycle and all by myself. Not this time though as it was as part of a weekend event put on by the school that I work … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars: In Concert’ Live In Tokyo

After successfully touring North America and Europe over the last couple of years the ‘Star Wars: In Concert‘ team finally rolled into Tokyo town last night to play a set of dates to the Japanese fans at Tokyo International Forum … Continue reading

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Tokyo Filming Locations #5 – Godzilla (1954)

Many years ago I remember hearing about a survey of famous Japanese people conducted somewhere in the western world. I think Jackie Chan was on the list even though he’s not Japanese and in the number one spot was Godzilla which just goes to … Continue reading

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