Gundam towers over a transforming Tokyo

| Nov 4, 2017

Gundam towers over a transforming Tokyo

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Every day, the towering full-scale Unicorn Gundam statue in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront district undergoes a transformation, eliciting shouts of joy from visitors young and old, many trying to snap good photos with their smartphones. The 19.7-meter, 49-ton statue of a mobile robot from the popular ...

Tokyo cruise offers a step back in time

| Apr 29, 2017

Tokyo cruise offers a step back in time

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A new Tokyo Bay samurai-themed cruise ship fashioned after those used by feudal lords back in the Edo Period (1603-1868) promises tourists visiting the nation's capital an interesting contrast between modernity and tradition. The Atakemaru, which is 49.7 meters long and 486 tons in weight, ...