Gigantor

2010 April 1
by Joshua Zimmerman

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Because you can never have enough giant robots around. Oh yes, a full sized Gigantor.

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Himeji Hanami

2010 April 1
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by Joshua Zimmerman

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Himeji Castle is awesome. Just awesome. After you see Himeji every other castle in Japan will look dull. It’s a must see when in the Kansai area. If you can get in that is.

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Final Daily Fuji

2010 March 31
by Joshua Zimmerman

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March 30th, 2010

From Yamanaka Train Station

10:41 pm

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12:30 pm

From a bus in Shizuoka

A nice and clear day for me to take my final Daily Fuji. Thats right, if you’ve enjoyed a Daily Fuji fix from me you’ll have to turn elsewhere. I’m leaving Yamanashi for the flatlands of Wisconsin. I enjoyed my time under the cold shoulder of Fuji and shall miss the wonderful view that it gave me every day.

Studio Ghibli Museum

2010 March 23
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by Joshua Zimmerman

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Studio Ghibli is the Disney of Japan. Except that Studio Ghibli makes better animated films. Yes, a magical place in the suburbs of Tokyo for kids of all ages. Especially big ones with a love of cat buses.

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Daily Fuji

2010 March 22
by Joshua Zimmerman

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March 21st, 2010

6:02 pm

From Fujiyoshida