Date: October 8th 2015
Time: From 18:00
Where: Shinjuku, Tokyo
Humax Pavilion Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J3Kx7
We’re having the second Japan Travel GAF meetup, so anybody who’s going to be in Tokyo is welcome to join! Doesn't matter if you're just visiting or live there, just join!
Just as last time, we’re going to the Robot Restaurant, and we’ll also check out the Playland Carnival arcade.
We will meet in front of the Humax Pavilion (It has a big sign that says Humax on it as well) building the Playland Carnival is in, at 18:00 at this statue:
It's on the south-east corner of the building. If you're walking in from Kabukicho:
Then the statue is just straight ahead from there. If you're not walking in from Kabukicho, then it's the side that's closest to the Toho building with the big Godzilla head on top.
At 18:10 or so we'll go inside and check out the arcade.
Then at 19:00 we’ll head back out and wait for a couple of minutes near the same statue and meet up there with anybody who doesn't want to join us for the arcade part of the meetup, but just the Robot Restaurant show.
We’re going to the Robot Restaurant show that starts letting people in at 19:10 and starts at 19:50. You’ll need to get your own tickets from one of these sites. Remember to choose the correct date and time - October 8th 2015 19:10/19:50:
Video of Anthony Bourdain visiting the Robot Restaurant here:
And what some GAFfers thought about the Robot Restaurant:
I just got back from the Robot Restaurant.
I laughed, I cried (tears of laughter). Better than anything on Broadway, 11/10 would wave a glowstick again
You cannot go to Japan and not go to the Robot Restaurant. Please, just book via veltra for the mega discount, don't waste time trying to find out what it is exactly and just go.
Second time was even better as I was fully focused on enjoying the show instead of thinking "WTF is happening I need to film this because otherwise nobody will believe me when I tell my friends about this"
To everyone at the Robot Restaurant meet-up: I had a great time, I wasn't sure what to expect of the actual show but it kind of blew me away. Glad I joined in for the fun.
I went with my girlfriend on my first night here - its noisy and almost nonsensical, but is hilarious and good fun!
Solaire of Astora (Arcade)