Picture 1 in [Christmas Illuminations in Japan]

Christmas illuminations are popping up all over Tokyo now that November is ending. For many places in Tokyo Christmas is a great time to illuminate their cities with fancy lights.
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written by astrobunny \\ ikebukuro, christmas, tokyo, dome, kichijoji

Picture 1 in [Anime Japan 2015]

With the advent of my Facebook account, my blog has regressed into a state of neglect, so I intend to post more of my stuff now on this blog instead. Last weekend I attended Anime Japan 2015 which was held at Tokyo Big Sight. After a whole night of endless karaoke and otaku shenanigans, the first train was not to hard to take, so I arrived early for the queue.
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written by astrobunny \\ 2015, anime, aniplex, big sight, cosplay, event, fate/staynight, japan, kadokawa, kagamin, kancolle, nendoroid, nico, nozaki, tapestry, tokyo, yamato

Picture 1 in [Fukushima Dolls]

One of the new stuff out of TV was Coppelion, and I found it amusing how this show can come out in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Tragedy seems to be a common staple in anime these days, mixed mostly with bright and detailed backdrops. Personally I didn't think very much of the show and the anime actually had a lot less soul to it than the manga.
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written by astrobunny \\ aftermath, aoi, contamination, coppelion, disaster, engineering, genetic, ibara, taeko, tokyo, unspecified contamination

Picture 1 in [Loot from Tokyo]

I finally got around to unpacking my suitcase which was completely filled with my figures. Besides the 12 books of doujins I got from the upstairs of Toranoana, one of my favorite shops in Akihabara. I also peered up the many stairwells to find figures that I could not find on online sites that struck my fancy, and I came across quite a few.

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written by astrobunny \\ aka-chan, akihabara, box, calendar, figures, frontier, gotoku, hatsune, hayate no gotoku, japan, lucky, macross, miku, nakano, no, ranka, seitokai, shakugan no shana, star, tokyo, toranoana

Picture 1 in [Day 4 in Tokyo]

Our main highlight today is Nakano. Actually I came here to see lenses. No seriously! Its not like I got drawn into Patty's subliminal messaging song with the Nakano Broadway constantly repeating in my head. >.>

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written by astrobunny \\ 109, akiba, akihabara, aso, box, bridge, broadway, camera, cosplay, crossing, crowd, dogs, frontier, gyouza, hachiko, hachioji, hachiouji, hiiragi, japan, kagami, karaoke, lucky, mandarake, nakano, people, shibuya, sing, starbucks, station, sun mall, taro, tokyo, tokyu

Picture 1 in [Day 3 in Tokyo]

Thursday was such a wet and gloomy day, but despite that, we decided to go all out and visit the Tsukiji Fish Market anyway. But we failed and woke up at 5 a.m. and missed the fish auction.

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written by astrobunny \\ akiba, akihabara, cafe, car, cheesecake, coffee, cosplay, crab, cute, eel, fish, fuji, ghibli, kotobukiya, lawson, liberty, little black thing, loot, market, melonpan, mitaka, moe, museum, odaiba, of, sashimi, shell, statue, straw hat, sushi, tako, takoyaki, tokyo, tsukiji, tv

Picture 1 in [Lucky Star Pilgrimage: Washinomiya Shrine]

After our trip to Kasukabe, we continued our trip down to Washinomiya, which simply involved a train ride up on the same train from the same station. As soon as we arrived, we saw this. The fact that we were on the right track was now beyond the shadow of a doubt.

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written by astrobunny \\ daisha, ema, haiden, hiiragi, honden, jinja, kagami, konata, lucky, pilgrimage, plaque, prayer, religion, sandou, sessha, shinto, shrine, spiritual, star, tokyo, torii, tourou, town, trip, washinomiya

Picture 1 in [Arrived at Tokyo]

Today Astrobunny took a few bounces to reach Tokyo. First to Auckland...

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written by astrobunny \\ airport, customs, dekake, fantasy, final, food, gold coast, great food, heaven, immigration, japan, journey, machine, negishio, nice, sake, shiotan, to, tokyo, train, travel, vending

Picture 1 in [Mafuyu goes to Tokyo]

First of all, I didn't know you could eat corn like this. I always chew at it. But I guess refined ladies must daintily pick out the individual corn bits off the column and chew them slowly. Touching corn was a no-no for me because I always had lots of butter on it.

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written by astrobunny \\ corn, fuku, game, hardware, ichizon, mafuyu, no, sailor, seitokai, sexy, tokyo, trip

Picture 1 in [Tokyo Magnitude Eight Point Nought First Impressions]

And here I was thinking that Princess Lover was the best show this season. Little did I know we were in for some epic rock breaking and soul harvesting in Tokyo this season with Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 shaking up our 5.1 surround speakers. I don't know if there's any hype around this but it certainly isn't enough. I've got high expectations for this show.

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written by astrobunny \\ earthquake, mirai, richter, summer, tokyo, tokyo magnitude 8