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Nerds on fire: Comiket, Odaiba and summer fireworks

How I felt when realizing my family is visiting that weekend...

The lucky ones visiting Tokyo the weekend of August 10-12 get a chance to experience the summer highlights, all in one packed 11th of August at Odaiba , shown in this map.
  1. From Ebisu station, take Rinkai line and get off at Tokyo Big sight.
  2. Follow the masses to the entrance of Comiket, the main otaku event (10AM-4PM, August 10-12 2018) where you can both buy manga and watch some of the World's best Cosplay
  3. Once you've had enough, walk towards Odaiba, explore the area near the Rainbow Bridge where the fake Statue of Liberty is and some of the malls - Gundam may be renovated, but the wow factor remains untouched!!!
  4. Make sure to come to the seaside 1-2h before the fireworks start, grab your spot and wait.
  5. Enjoy the event and be patient trying to get home! Japanese fireworks are famous because of their complexity, beauty and length. Edomode is one of the best and most crowded!

(1) Comiket once in a lifetime experience. We were there in 2012, but I remember everything...

(2) Odaiba, the crazy land of shopping and cuteness overload

(3) The fireworks are not the most comfortable thing, but seeing all these people in yukata (summer kimono) and the colorful explosions over the river is quite something...

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