But first, lunch...Found this really nice sandwich shop near Shocker and asked them to make me a veggie sandwich. Man it was good! Eggplant, tomatoes, melted cheese, etc panini...Fabulous! (Guess where I'm having lunch today??? ;-)
Some shots from Shinsaibashi:
OK, I know what you're thinking! Well, I'm a bit older and wiser now. Plus I saw this beast the last time I was here. Really tough one, so I let it be...
Myth: Fruit costs a bazillion dollars in Japan. Not quite, but it is very expensive. This Mega Watermelon was 5800 yen. Mind you, it weighed like 12 KG...
480 yen for a handful of grapes. Ouch!
Inside the shop.
"Honey, can you hand me my meat cleaver? No, not that one. You know, the one I like with the spikes on the end and the Hello Kitty hand strap..."
Interesting point - Takahashi-san (owner of Charactics) paints all his figures himself. All those minis, tank figures, Hedorahs...it's all painted by him. Awesome.
These two figures (sold separately) will be Rumble Monsters exclusives at the Kobe show.
Well, that's all for now!