Maser Patrol podcast episode 44: Kevin and Amanda’s Bizarre Japan Adventure

On this episode of the podcast, Kevin’s in Japan, and with the help of local guide Amanda, we talk about all the neat pop-culturey stuff we got to see and do.

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Photos after the jump.

Permanent attractions:

  • Anata no Warehouse arcade

  • Eiji Tsuburaya Museum

 

  • Kaiju Sakaba

  • Osamu Tezuka Museum

  • Sega Joypolis

  • Shinjuku Gracery

  • Tokusatsu Bar

Some temporary exhibits we went to:

  • Attack on Titan the Final

  • Eko Eko Azarak

  • Genju Shinwaten

  • Godzilla vs. Evangelion and Attack on Titan the Real at Universal Studios

  • Shinji Nishikawa exhibit

  • teamLab Borderless exhibit

  • Ultraman Festival

  • Ultraman exhibit at the Tsuburaya Museum

Recommended Shopping:

  • AmiAmi
  • Animate (a massive chain)
  • Astro Zombies
  • BookOff (another massive chain)
  • Evangelion Store Tokyo 01
  • Gee! Store
  • Ghibli stores
  • The Godzilla Store
  • Hero Gangu
  • Jungle
  • Junkudo
  • Mandarake (chain, check out Nakano Broadway specifically)
  • Pokemon Center (massive chain)
  • Tokyo Character Street (includes Ultraman store, One Piece store, Shonen Jump store, etc)

Stuff we’ve done before but forgot to mention on the episode:

  • the Hibiya Godzilla statue

  • Ultraman Street

  • the Ghibli Museum

  • Gundam Front

  • the Kyoto International Manga Museum

  • the Tetsujin 28 monument

  • Toei Studios theme park

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