Tagged: Japan

Building Lego Ninjago City – Part Six

  Today, we’re building the sixth bag of Lego Ninjago City, that is the second and last level of Old Town.     Starting with a small apartment (a bachelor’s pad?) in more or less Japanese style :   To assist my alter ego today,...

Hanami Photoshoot with the Lego Geisha

  “Hanami” (literally “flower watching” in Japanese) is everyone’s favorite activity in Japan late March, early April. It consists in watching the cherry blossoms that are ubiquitous all over the country. It also often consists in eating and drinking a lot with friends and/or coworkers,...

Lego BB-8

  So… I’m sure you know about the large BB-8 set that Lego released last September. This one:     It is quite impressive, but I wasn’t sure I was going to get it. First the price, and also the fact that I pretty much...

Ohenro-san at Gokuraku-ji

  Our ohenro-san continues his pilgrimage around the island of Shikoku, slowly but surely, today visiting the second temple of the Pilgrimage, namely Gokuraku-ji.     If you want to know more about Gokuraku-ji and the Shikoku Pilgrimage, may I advise that you check out...

Professor Bond on Teshima

  During his many travels Professor Bond stopped by the Japanese island of Teshima :     You can see him here near the Teshima Art Museum that he thoroughly enjoyed (but no pictures allowed inside).        

Ohenro-san in Ryozen-ji

  We hadn’t seen Ohenro-san in quite a while. He’s back today in Ryozen-ji, the first temple of the Shikoku Pilgrimage.        

Lego Minecraft Knock-Offs

In Japan, one can find some Lego knock-offs from time to time. In 100 Yen Shops, but also and mostly in Gashapon. I showed you one before, and while I still stumble upon some from time to time, they’re usually not that interesting. For that first batch,...

Lego at Uniqlo

  I went to Uniqlo a few days ago (full disclosure: to buy a shirt) and looking at the newest T-shirts, I found out that they have some Lego T-shirts for the next few months. If you’re not familiar with Uniqlo, it’s a Japanese chain...