VIDEO: Tokyo Breathtakingly Captured in Time Lapse From the Skytree Observation Deck

Second time lapse video from unofficial Gundam videographer Darwinfish

When nothing new is happening at the full scale Odaiba Gundam statue, videographer darwinfish seems to turn his attention to capturing time lapses from the Tokyo Skytree - the 634 meter heigh second tallest structure in the world after Burj Khalifa.

 

Check out his stunning new shots from the Skytree observation deck...

 

 

camera : Canon EOS 5D Mark III
lens : MC ARAX 2.8/35mm Tilt and Shift
lens : MC BIOMETAR 2.8/80mm and Tilt Adapter Pentacon Six
lens : Canon EF24mm F2.8
music : Please Always Stay As You Are by I Am Robot and Proud
http://soundcloud.com/robotandproud/please-always-stay-as-you-are/

 

Drawinfish's previous time lapse, shot shortly after the Skytree opened to the public in May

 

camera : Canon EOS 5D Mark III
lens : Tamron SP AF17-35mmF/2.8-4
lens : SIGMA 12-24mm F4.5-5.6
camera : PENTAX K-5
lens : PENTAX DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
music : Johaness Gilther - Don't leave me by 2Inventions

 

For a notion of how big the tower is, as compared to mecha...

 

Skytree Town combines the colossal tower, an aquarium, a planetarium, and the Tokyo Solamachi complex, featuring 312 shops and restaurants. The Tobu Group and Sumida Ward are expecting grand financial results from the new tourist spot, projecting a total of ¥28.3 billion in sales and a ¥3.2 billion operating profit by the end of the fiscal year next March. 

 

Skytree mascot Sorakara

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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