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  • YOSHIKI meets his life-sized wax twin at Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    November 11, 2011 @ 2:43 pm

    On November 10th, X JAPAN's leader YOSHIKI visited 'Madame Tussauds Tokyo' to attend the unveiling ceremony for his life-sized, wax doppelganger. The wax figure reportedly cost around 19 million yen (approximately 244,845 USD) to make. After seeing it face-to-face, YOSHIKI commented with a wry smile, "It looks scary, like a ghost." He continued, "Though it's an honor, I have mixed feelings about this.  If there were two of me, we would

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  • AKB48's Oshima Yuko meets her wax doppelganger at 'Madame Tussauds Tokyo'

    October 20, 2011 @ 6:07 am

    On October 19th, a life-sized copy of AKB48's Oshima Yuko was presented at 'Madame Tussauds Tokyo' at Decks Tokyo Beach. This attraction exhibits various wax figures of international celebrities, and allows its visitors to actually touch them. When seeing her wax doppelganger standing next to Lady Gaga and Johnny Depp, Oshima exclaimed in excitement, "This is amazing!" To make this figure, the staff flew all the way to Japan and measure

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  • 'Doraemon' 3-D wax figures exhibited at the Madame Tussauds in Bangkok

    September 30, 2011 @ 11:20 am

    On September 27th, a new Madame Tussauds museum opened in Bangkok, featuring the world's first wax figures of Japan's popular animated character, "Doraemon". The Bangkok museum opened on the 27th as Southeast Asia's first wax museum. It hosts a special exhibition of 3-D wax figures of Doraemon and Nobita, who look as if they've just stepped out of the anime.  special feature was the three-dimensional wax figures of Doraemon and Nobita that

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