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Lucky Star Portable Shrine Departs For Shanghai Expo

by dtshyk
May 7, 2010 8:31 PM | 24 Comments
According to Saitama Newspaper, the portable shrine featuring Lucky ☆ Star called "Lucky Star Mikoshi" departed from Washinomiya Shrine, the model shrine of Hiiragi sisters' shrine, for Expo 2010 Shanghai. The Mikoshi will arrive at the Expo by the end of this month and will be displayed at Japan Pavilion after the inspection.

Video of Lucky Star Mikoshi last summer (Youtube)

Lucky Star Mikoshi was made in 2008. The weight is 130kg and it is carried by about one hundred people at an annual summer festival "Haji-sai". The transport expenses for Expo were built by the donations of the local residents and Lucky Star fans.

Source: Saitama Newspaper
Related topic: Researchers Publish a 198 Page Article about Lucky Star

20 of 24 Comments Recent Comments

Whoa, that's epic.
I was at the shanghai expo, but i didn't see it. I wasn't into anime yet anyways, so i wouldn't have even noticed. :|

Apr 30, 2012 5:32 PM by Dawntiger

I went to Shanghai Expo Japan pavilion.... I saw a video of haruhi suzumiya ending in line to go in... but I DIDN'T SEE THE MIKOSHI!!! WAHH

Jul 5, 2011 5:52 PM by minfremi

I should probably point out that the Shrine isn't AT or INSIDE the Japanese Pavilion. I'll have to go searching for it.

Jul 16, 2010 8:56 AM by indignation

thats really awesome

May 12, 2010 11:24 PM by konatafangrl

I wanna go...♥

May 8, 2010 3:00 PM by Fishcaek-Chan

As probably the biggest LS fan alive... I'm honored to know that LS will have its shrine in my motherland during the Expo.

May 8, 2010 12:03 PM by guyklc

I'd normally say that the idea of having such a shrine is pretty stupid, but when I think about what my country's gonna show I'm kinda jealous.

May 8, 2010 11:03 AM by lubryka

people nowadays are really crazy...

May 8, 2010 10:54 AM by Kurini

I would pay money to be able to carry that shrine...

May 8, 2010 8:09 AM by GodComplexed

I can't describe the "failness".

May 8, 2010 6:53 AM by Xassite

That's....both fucking creepy and fucking awesome at the same time.

Although my fandom for LS will never extend that far as to carry the shrine...

May 8, 2010 4:13 AM by Ambivalence

I'm amazed. Next up we'll LS fans scrambling to visit the shrine.

May 8, 2010 1:58 AM by SoujimiSatori

I like LS, but this is just overdone.

May 8, 2010 1:13 AM by AlexSadist-sama

A Shrine?
:| If that! has a shrine, Deathnote MUST have one.

May 8, 2010 1:11 AM by Gonee

join the lucky star religion. all hail konata

May 8, 2010 12:48 AM by apocalipse369

Wonder what they're chanting

May 7, 2010 11:44 PM by Silverlast

All hail: Shrine of Lucky Star~~

May 7, 2010 11:43 PM by Kracksickles

rlime said:
LOL Japan is showcasing their otakuism to the world.

May 7, 2010 10:18 PM by teanut

LOL Japan is showcasing their otakuism to the world.

May 7, 2010 10:13 PM by rlxme

i like lucky star and shit but.... jesus....

May 7, 2010 10:06 PM by musashi7

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