Today I found this Ultraman statue at Shinbashi station in the Yamanote line. Next to the statue there was a stand where you can get a stamp to certify that you have found the statue. It seems that it is a promotion to collect the Ultraman characters stamps. If you manage to get all the […]
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This year one of the most popular statues at Yuki Matsuri in Sapporo has been the following statue with Storm Troopers, Darth Vader and a Tie Fighter. Amazing!
Until today I knew about rabbit island and cat island but I didn’t know about a small village in Miyagi prefecture where there are more than one hundred foxes walking around the streets, parks and temples. I have immediately added the village to the places I should visit in Miyagi. The following photos were taken […]
Okunoshima is an island similar to Tashirojima, the difference being that instead of being full of cute cats it is invaded by rabbits. According to Treehugger it is an island were chemical weapons were produced during Second World War. Nowadays there’s no industry in the island anymore and there’s not many people living there. There […]
Mangetsu-man (Full Moon Man) is a superhero that every Tuesday sweeps the streets in the Nihonbashi district in Tokyo. His superpower is a broom and he has been using it on the streets of Tokyo since the end of last year. Other volunteers have recently joined him every Tuesday to clean up Nihonbashi. Source: Japan […]
A day like today ten years ago I landed in Japan for the first time. Two of the questions I am asked the most since then are: “Why did you come to Japan?” and “Are you going to be in Japan forever?” The first question is usually asked by Japanese people that feel curious about […]
Dole has recently placed some vending machines with bananas in Tokyo. If you are interested in this website you can know exactly the location of the four vending machines that are working as of now. Source: Fun Japan Other posts about vending machines in Japan: Surgical Masks Vending Machine Low-tech Hamburger Vending Machine Fresh eggs […]