In Weekend Desu – our highlights for this weekend – we mentioned the impressive Christmas themed (sort of) projection mapping taking place every night this week at Tokyo station – here’s a video for readers outside of Tokyo/too lazy to leave their futon.
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Our pick of this weekend’s events include a parade of 47 ronin, two Christmas blockbusters and a gaint weaponised robot covered in twinkly fairy lights.
In a new commercial for Japanese telecoms giant au, cyber terrorists cause havoc by diverting power supplies from street lights and buildings before deploying a giant conical laser of death over Tokyo, trapping screaming citizens within it’s force field. Or maybe it’s just a big Christmas party, we’re not sure. Looks cool either way. Video after the jump.