A Real Japanese Castle Appears To Crumble Before Your Very Eyes

A Real Japanese Castle Appears To Crumble Before Your Very Eyes

Yes, that's a giant samurai sword slicing Osaka Castle in half. No, the sword is not real. The castle, however, is.

According to Sankei (via 2ch), Osaka Castle is being illuminated with projection mapping until next February. In the news clips below, you can see it in action.

Osaka Castle fell and burned during the mid-19th century. And as World War II raged, the castle and its grounds housed a military arsenal and military barracks that were bombed during the war.

A Real Japanese Castle Appears To Crumble Before Your Very Eyes

大阪城が割れた? 燃えた! 立体映像を投影、14日開幕 [2ch]


Comments

    That's a great idea. Much better than boring flood lighting

    The actual effect looked great.. Overlaying "gif"'s (for lack of a better term for short looped animations in the context of an article on an internet blog) of flames/etc.. not so much..

    Better than that sydney one. Even if it didn't have doctor who.

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