I went back to Nakano to pick up a few bits and bobs, but whatever money I saved in Nakano took a critical hit in Shinjuku.
The Evangelion Store’s latest exhibit featured illustrations of Evangelion done in street-art style.
So, how do you look for a giant figure the size of a two-story building that refuses to be found?
Following the recommendation of several food and travel sites, we ended up in Sushi Zanmai.
The food and drink items on the menu were fairly standard cafe fare, but given really funny Gundam-related names that I’m sure many fans will enjoy.
The convention attracted over 50,000 guests over the course of the weekend, and featured massive booths from companies such as Kadokawa Shoten, Good Smile Company, Animate, and Aniplex.
Tokyo Ramen Street was a wonderful find in what was otherwise a cold, tiring, utterly ruined morning.
The Gundam Odaiba proved harder to find than I had anticipated — major bummer.
We stumbled upon the numerous cherry and plum trees dotting Kyoto Gyoen, or the Imperial Palace Gardens.
Kyoto is home to over fifteen World Heritage sites, making this a key stop for tourists to Japan.
With Osaka being mainly a food destination, I guess it was fitting that the only agenda on the itinerary was stuffing ourselves silly.