Monday Shorts II – Gundam, Gallagher, Dragon Quest TV

By Stace Harman, Monday, 15 August 2011 15:54 GMT

Mid-afternoon snacks to go with your cuppa.

  • Outspoken Brit-popper Noel Gallagher has said that brutal videogames were partly responsible for the outbreaks of violence in cities around the UK last week.
  • A TV-adaptation parodying Square Enix’s Dragon Quest series  is airing on Japanese TV. Beats watching Eastenders.
  • Pieces of a huge Gundam statue will be on display in Tokyo’s Odaiba shopping and entertainment district until August 21. You’ll even be able sit in the hand and have goofy pictures taken.

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