Sunday, May 20, 2012

Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo sky tree is a broadcasting tower located an old town of Tokyo.
It is 634 meter height and has two observation deck(one is at 450 meter above ground and another at 350 meter).
This new landmark in Tokyo is open to public the day after tomorrow ( May 22).

Monday, March 29, 2010

Tetsujin-28 promote "DoCcoMo for PC"

I took these photos on a concourse of Akihabara train station around two weeks ago.
You might know that robot as "Gigantor".
"Tetsujin-28" is a manga by Mitsuteru Yokoyama released in 1956.
I remember I watched it as TV anime when I was a boy.
By the way, "Docomo" is the leading carrier of mobile phone services in Japan.
"DoCoMo for PC" is a PC data communication service by Docomo.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Naruto in Postage Stamp

Animation Hero and Heroine series No.11
I have already introduced you anime stamps.
Japan Post Service issued the 11th series of "Animation Hero and Heroin Series" on 23 0ctober.
This new series feature "Naruto Shippuden".
You can see characters of the anime in postage stamps.

Uzumaki Naruto and Uchiha SasukeUzumaki Naruto and Uchiha Sasuke

Sakura Haruno and Kakashi HatakeSakura Haruno and Kakashi Hatake

Sai and Shikamaru NaraSai and Shikamaru Nara

Deidara and Itach UchihaDeidara and Itach Uchiha

Jiraiya and 4th HokageJiraiya and 4th Hokage

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Real Scale Gundam

This statue of Gundam was built for 30th anniversary of Gundam.
( Gundam started on TV in 1979. )
It is 18 meter tall.
And it is real scale of RX-78-2 Gundam.
It stands at shiokaze-park in odaiba until end of this month.

Monday, June 22, 2009


miniature round fanMiniature round fan.

miniature folding fanMiniature folding fan.

I took these photos at a shopping mall in Tokyo station.
That shop is named "Mamegui" (まめぐい).
They sell lovely small crafts.
I think you can find nice souvenir of Japan at the shop.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Hondoji Temple

five-storied pagoda in hondoji temple
Last Sunday, I visited hondoji temple.
It is a temple located Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture.
This temple is a noted places of hydrangea and Japanese iris.
Those flowers are typical flower of Jun.

hydrangea in the temple
hydrangea in the temple
hydrangea in the temple
iris pond in the temple
iris pond in the temple
iris pond in the temple
iris pond in the temple
iris pond in the temple
These photos were taken, Jun , 07 , 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Anime Stamps

anime stamps (GeGeGe no Kitaro)
anime stamps (Detective Conan)
Japanese love anime.
So, anime characters appear in stamps.

I took these photos in a post office.
Those are "Animation Hero and Heroine series of stamp".
One sheet has ten pieces of stamps which has different design.

Photo above is "GeGeGe no Kitaro".
Photo below is "Detective Conan".