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Danny Choo in Shibuya

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Shibuya246 meets DannyChoo
Shibuya246 meets DannyChoo

There is always something interesting going on in Shibuya. Today, I bumped into Danny Choo from http://dannychoo.com who was in Shibuya to do some filming. Many of you will know Danny from his many great videos on YouTube of the “Dancing Stormtrooper”

Danny and his team were filming and I managed to take a couple of photos in between the film shoot. There were lots of fans who wanted to crowd around and see Danny in his Stormtrooper armor.

Roll the camera. Stormtrooper on the set.
Roll the camera. Stormtrooper on the set.

Explaining some details for the shoot
Explaining some details for the shoot
Hard to see here, but Danny is in the background
Hard to see here, but Danny is in the background
Spotted taken a photo of the photo-shoot. Are we on live camera?
We got spotted taking a photo of the photo-shoot. Are we on live camera?

Here is an old clip from 2007 in Shibuya Center-gai

and a more recent 2009 clip in Akihabara

For all other clips, you can see them here on YouTube on this special Tokyo Stormtroopers site.

Here is the link on Danny’s site to the Stormtrooper Portal. Everything and more to do with Stormtroopers and Danny Choo.

I am sure you will find more details of this film shoot later on DannyChoo.com once it is edited. Don’t forget to check back at Dannychoo.com and look for it.

Thanks Danny. See you at the next CGM.

  1. maru says

    Huhuhu! He mentioned on going to Shibuya but never thought someone would really bump into him! How awesome!

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Yes, it's a small world isn't it. Thanks. Shibuya is the center of the universe xD

  2. k says

    Like my red t-shirt?

    1. vincento says

      lol Ken Lee's here!

    2. Shibuya246 says

      way to go Ken. hadn't noticed you there. Nice to almost meet you as well 😉

      1. ken says

        It was great meeting you. Hope to speak with you more at the next CGM. 😉

        1. Shibuya246 says

          Sounds great. Look forward to it. Talk then

  3. Shane says

    Very cool! Nice to see more evidence of what a friendly and easy going guy Danny is not to mention the fact that you now have a picture of THE Tokyo Stormtrooper and you – how cool is that??!!

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Thanks Shane. "A friendly guy this Danny Choo he is", and thanks to Danny for letting me take a photo in between the filming. Much appreciated. 🙂

  4. Koshiko says

    Awesome~ Did you stay there long while they were filming?

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Didn't want to interrupt the filming so I left them to it. There was already a big crowd forming. Go the Stormtrooper. Awesome!

  5. Jason Hill says

    Ha! Now I know what you both look like. Well, I always knew Danny looked like a storm trooper(must have been hard coming out the birth canal.) But I'm surprised you don't look like a Relaxbear, Shibuy246. You learn something new every day.

    1. Shibuya246 says

      When we took the photo, Danny did ask "with helmet or without?". Since I didn't have my Rilakkuma bear outfit handy, we went without helment. B)

  6. Danny Choo says

    Great meeting you today!
    Looking to getting quality time to chat next time.

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Thanks for stopping by, Danny. Likewise, great to meet up today. Can't wait to see the full show and more pictures.

      Definitely, next time lets get a chance to talk some more. I'm always in Shibuya.

  7. Jamaipanese says

    what a coincidence, I wonder if I will be that lucky when I am I make it to Japan and visit Shibuya.

    It was also good to see what you look like for the first time Shibuya246 😀

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Thanks Jamaipanese. Hope you're not frightened away by the look 🙂 I'm sure when you come to Japan you will stormtroopers on every corner. 😉

  8. whipcracker says

    Ohayo gozaimasu,
    Wow! Tokyo Stormtrooper…aka Danny Choo and Shibuya 246 same place same time. What's the chance of that? This is a great way to wake up in the morning, and see 2 great bloggers together! This is the greatest way to keep up with what's going on there in Japan. And you forgot Rilakkuma 🙁 he probably would have had fun dancing with the Stormtrooper…lol:) And now we get to see what you look like.
    Have a great day,
    Ja mata neB)

  9. Gweb says

    Awesome!
    2 of my favorite Japan bloggers.
    This post is full of win!

  10. Shibuya246 says

    Thanks. Nice of you to say that. Much appreciated 🙂

  11. Alpha Ralpha says

    oh man, why could this have happened when I was in Shibuya … two of my favorite bloggers in one place … I would have been a little puddle of fan-boy goo after melting in the awesomeness 🙂

  12. Jill says

    Think that Rilakkuma should have got down there too!

    1. Shibuya246 says

      Rilakuma missed out. Maybe next time! B)

  13. Lester Ho says

    Missed out. Haha!

  14. ToyDemon says

    I'd never thought I would see danny choo either but was in shibuya during seijinshiki and my female friends actually took pictures with him

    1. Shibuya246 says

      You never know who is lurking on the streets of shibuya 🙂

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