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The Avanti Group Inc - Ultimate Travel Guide In Tokyo: Try These Hip 'Hoods

The Avanti Group Inc - Ultimate Travel Guide In Tokyo: Try These Hip 'Hoods

ByKirstie Brink

Let’s call it the original “big in Japan” export: Godzilla, the city-crushing amphibious dino-monster, returns to theatres later this week. Japan has long unleashed its unique cultural phenomena – from Victorian-dressed Lolita girls to its wide-eyed anime characters – on the world. Toy designer and photographer Koji Harmon grew up in L.A. on a diet of such Japanese playthings as Microman and Kamen Rider. He’s now based in Tokyo creating and selling soft vinyl collectible figures through Comet Debris (cometdebris.com). “The new movie may definitely inspire me and other makers to do some Godzilla or kaiju-style characters,” says Harmon, who shares his favourite places to play in Tokyo with Karan Smith.

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Publication Date
May 16, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781312195691
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): Kirstie Brink

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PDF

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