My expedition today was to Tokyo Tower. It’s 30 feet taller than the Eiffel Tower, half as heavy, and bright orange and white against the Eiffel Tower’s drab grey. (And it’s about fifteen bucks to get up to the observation lounge, which is only about as high as my hotel room – so I stayed firmly at ground level.)
You’ll never guess who I found in the temple grounds, praying to Buddha for some plutonium for Christmas. Some say that he can summon one hundred tiny samurai with a wave of his tiny fist, and that he invented Hello Kitty. All we know is, he’s called Tiny Robot.
(If you need more Tiny Robot, here’s a snap of him in front of Tokyo Tower.)