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Akihabara with Danny Choo

Heading in to Akihabara for the BBC filming session
Heading in to Akihabara for the BBC filming session
The filming by the BBC crew gets under way outside Akihabara station
The filming by the BBC crew gets under way outside Akihabara station
Mobile phones were the chosen weapon for most earthlings. The Stormtrooper kept his weapon holstered
Mobile phones were the chosen weapon for most earthlings. The Stormtrooper kept his weapon holstered
Checking out the local rules. No sales allowed in this area
Checking out the local rules. No sales allowed in this area
Going over a few items before the camera starts rolling again. Is that George Lucas?
Going over a few items before the camera starts rolling again. Is that George Lucas?
The guys behind the camera have a turn in front of it. The crew from the BBC with Danny Choo
The guys behind the camera have a turn in front of it. The crew from the BBC with Danny Choo
Just so you dont think Akihabara is all about Stormtroopers and TV crews. Princess Lover, TV Anime show being advertised
Just so you dont think Akihabara is all about Stormtroopers and TV crews. Princess Lover, TV Anime show being advertised
Some neon courtesy of Ishimaru Denki
Some neon courtesy of Ishimaru Denki and LAOX
A maid cafe employee explaining details
A maid cafe employee explaining details
More maid cafe entertainment
More maid cafe entertainment
The maid action doesnt stop around here. More cafes looking for customers
The maid action doesnt stop around here. More cafes looking for customers
Meanwhile back at the filming, the Stormtrooper proved more popular than the maids
Meanwhile back at the filming, the Stormtrooper proved more popular than the maids
Danny conducts an impromptu online net interview from this chance meeting on the street
Danny conducts an impromptu online net interview from this chance meeting on the street
Those that are taken photos can quickly become the ones being taken. The stormtrooper fires off a few shots at the crowd
Those that are taken photos can quickly become the ones being taken. The stormtrooper fires off a few shots at the crowd
A new member for the K-ON band?
A new member for the K-ON band?

Expect to see details of this BBC filming session appear on Dannychoo.com in the next few days.

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  1. whipcracker says

    RT @Shibuya246: Akihabara with Danny Choo, Japan Anime | Shibuya246 http://bt.io/93N The world famous “Stormtrooper”
    Every one that didn’t know who Danny was should surely know who he is now. CNN, BBC,G4tv and the #1 blogger in Japan. You can’t get any bigger than this. All of his hard work is surely paying off.
    Can’t wait to see the videos. And your photo shoot was also great. You are always able to catch the angles that others miss. Thank you! Another wonderful and insightful article, just like your Gundam photo shoot.

    1. shibuya246 says

      Thanks. Great to hear you like the photos. my favorite one here is the first photo with the neon in the background.

  2. Austin Otaku says

    Danny Choo is the man. Seriously, he’s making a living doing what most of us do as a hobby. How cool is that? Good on ya, Danny! Can’t wait to see the BBC video.

    1. shibuya246 says

      Not sure when the TV spot was on? Did anyone see it?

  3. Protocol Snow says

    Danny is in the big leagues now! BBC… impressive. Most impressive.

    1. shibuya246 says

      go Danny 🙂

  4. 7 says

    stormtroopers don’t have lightsabers

    1. shibuya246 says

      very true, and now changed

  5. Gordonator says

    love the last pic. ^^;

    yes everyone loves a guy in shinny white armour. :3

    1. shibuya246 says

      yes, K-ON

    2. rulascalaca says

      K-ON RUles!!! woooww!!

  6. James says

    Great photos! You must have an uber camera to take such decent night shots, looks like it was lots of fun 🙂

    1. shibuya246 says

      Thanks. It was fun and should get out to Akihabara at night more often

  7. thangam says

    Looks great!

  8. NekoLover says

    Poor Azu-nyan is missing from the group .

    It looks like Maido Action is still popular in Akiba .

    How I wish I could go to Akiba and have a blast with anime , games ,and of course MAIDS ^_^

    Never heard of Princess Lover got a watch it someday ^_^

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