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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Studio Ghibli, the legendary Japanese animation studio, an awesome retrospective has been set up in Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills. The centerpiece of the Studio Ghibli Expo is this massive illuminated replica of the giant airship from Hayao Miyazaki’s 1986 feature-length anime Castle in the Sky.

The airship measures about 8 feet tall and nearly 20 feet long, features dozens of spinning propellers, and gently moves up and down, which makes it appear as though it’s actually floating in the center of the room. It’s surrounded by suspended planes, airships, and other flying machines from Studio Ghibli productions.

Watch this video to get a better look at the giant airship in motion:

Head over to RocketNews24 for additional photos from the expo.

[via Colossal and RocketNews24]

DevilCraft, Tokyo

As an unabashed fan of craft beer and Chicago deep-dish, DevilCraft in Tokyo is a place that seemed tailor-made for me…

On my last trip to Japan, I finally made it down to their Hamamatsucho location…

Where the decor clearly indicates that nothing goes to waste…

I took a seat at the bar to look over their menus and was impressed by both the extensive selections of Japanese craft beer and deep-dish…

Here at DevilCraft Hamamatsucho, their largest location, they have 22 rotating taps of “devilishly well-crafted ales”, which include some house brews they make on premises…

Almost all their deep-dish ingredients are made in-house as well…

I went with the “Abe Froman”, with layers of pepperoni, salami and sausage…

The dough is house-made, the sausage ground by hand, and the sauce stewed fresh daily…

Filled with mozzarella, provolone and parmesan cheeses…

DevilCraft really is a true taste of Chicago in Tokyo, where their brewers enhance the eating experience!

DEVILCRAFT HAMAMATSUCHO

2−13−12 Hamamatcho

Rise Well Bldg, 1F

Minato-ku, Tokyo

105-0013 

Japan

+81-3-6435-8428

http://en.devilcraft.jp/about/hamamatsucho/