World Cosplay Summit 2018

This year’s World Cosplay Summit kicked off with the weekend with their Central Park underground shopping center parade and group photo session in the Central Park Square.

Japan is currently in the middle of a heat wave, so temperatures were hot as expected… maybe even warmer than usual. The format of the WCS was changed up a little bit. Instead of having Group ‘knockout’ stages on Saturday and the Top 10-12 teams compete for the finals, this year the whole thing was put on one stage and winner takes all!

2017 Tokyo Motor Show

The Tokyo Motor Show is held every 2 years at Tokyo Big Site. It is perhaps the largest Automotive Technology Trade Show in all of Asia. All major car manufacturers and automotive accessory makers show off their latest products that are on the market and especially future concepts at this truly exciting event, and people from all over…

World Cosplay Summit 2017

This year marked the 15th World Cosplay Summit, and cosplayers from 35 countries and regions smiled and showed off their incredible transformations into popular Japanese anime and manga heroes and heroines. Every year this event grows into a much bigger and better show as huge numbers of fans flocked to Oasis 21 (Sakae District) in…

World Cosplay Summit 2016

The ‘World Cosplay Summit’ is the world’s largest cosplay event. It’s already acquired official status among cosplay enthusiasts, with 2016 being its 14th consecutive year. With over 30 countries participating in the event, this event is like the Olympic Games for cosplay. This year, India, Switzerland, Canada, and Sweden joined the party, and for a whole week (July 30 – August 7) cosplay fans had the chance to see some of the most elaborate costumes ever created.

Suzuka 8 Hours 2016

The 2016 Suzuka 8-Hours is in the bag, and once again the Japanese endurance race proved to be a formidable challenge to its competitors, and a great spectacle for fans. As expected, this edition of the Suzuka 8-Hours saw strong teams succumb to the challenges of endurance racing – examples being the Honda factory-backed MuSASHI…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2016

There are two major car shows in the Tokyo area every year. The Tokyo Motor Show, is conveniently located at Tokyo Big Sight which focuses on the offerings of the major car manufacturers themselves, the other, the Tokyo Auto Salon, takes place at Makuhari Messe convention hall in Chiba (about an hour from Tokyo) and…

Suzuka 8 Hours Podium 2015

Suzuka 8 Hours 2015

The Coca-Cola Zero Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race wrapped up its 38th year in 2015 with the victory of the No. 21 Yamaha Factory Racing Team (Yamaha), who claimed victory with 204 laps. This year the Suzuka 8 Hours was flagged off by Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves and the race started in sunshine and scorching…

Red Bull Holy Ride 2014 – Kyoto

Kyoto is well known around the world for its deep rich history and amazing beauty, from cherry blossoms in the spring and vibrant colors in the fall… helmet-clad riders on mountain bikes ripping around the grounds of a Japanese Buddhist temple is about the last thing you’d expect to see. The Red Bull Holy Ride,…