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Toy Store in Asakusa called Kusou Zakka

Postby Thomas » Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:36 pm

As a big fan of the 20th Century Boys manga I find myself more and more into the imagery of the Showa era, so here is a blog post from Danny Choo who visited a shop in Japan that specializes in Showa era toys. Lots of pics and don't forget to mouse over them for comments.

http://www.dannychoo.com/post/en/25717/Retro+Japan.html
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Postby Legion » Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:45 pm

Look at all those Bullmarks. Yummy.
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Postby Jim Ballard » Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:31 pm

Thanks for posting. I live in Asakusa and didn't even realise this place existed!
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Postby armandv » Wed Sep 01, 2010 4:01 pm

Jim Ballard wrote:Thanks for posting. I live in Asakusa and didn't even realise this place existed!


Jim, you know the place next to McDonalds in Asakusa (just off of Nakamise St.), don't you? I've bought a few goodies there.
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Postby Norman England » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:36 pm

Jim Ballard wrote:Thanks for posting. I live in Asakusa and didn't even realise this place existed!


Jim, you fool! Where do you think I shot the toy store scene in The iDol?
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Postby Legion » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:44 pm

I need to visit this store before I die.
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