Kidzania

Took the kids to Kidzania here in Tokyo. Place is an indoor attraction that allows kids to pretend they're adults doing adult jobs such as: pilot, doctor, police, electrician, gas station attendend (seen here), etc...

 

A blast for the kids as you can really see their eyes light up when they do the "job" and even more so when they get *paid* (in Kidzania dollars) for the work rendered!

 

In-camera HDR shot (tripod mounted this time) our boys "working" as gas station attendants.

 

Tokyo, Japan.

  • Hany Soliman 6y

    I want to be a kid again.. great capture!
  • Brad McGinley 6y

    Great hdr, love it
  • Scott Barlow 6y

    Wonderful HDR - love the sky! Also, seeing the kids in different costumes/job roles was fun too. Got a kick out of the photographer one.

    The amount of corporate branding seems intense! But, it's all in a good days worth of advertising :) Wish I had found that place for my kids when we lived there.
  • sourpatch. 6y

    sweeet! i wanna go there. :D
  • /\ltus 6y

    Much appreciated y'all!

    Certainly a lot of branding there. Makes good business sense as the companies themselves pay all the outlay and the Kidzania folks keep the receivables...
  • MAHALO 2010 6y

    Great!
  • 1987porsche944 6y

    I am so in love with this concept! How cool is that?!?! It's pretty awesome to be able to "try" out jobs, even as kids. At the very least, it will give them more respect for other jobs out there and how hard people work at them!
  • FrankBa [Off] 6y

    A massive shot here

    A fantastic idea for the kids
    well done
  • urb_mtl 6y

    This is so cool!
  • Jonatan Nylander 6y

    Funny place! I'm always so amazed they do everything so 100% in Tokyo, taking it to the edge :)
  • Mash Hatae 6y

    That's awesome.. When I have a kid, I'll be sure to start them off here.
  • rowanhk 6y

    awesomely truman showlike.. well vivid
  • carla mowell 6y

    WOW! we used to have a place called Kid Town here in Dallas that the girls LOVED going to, it was super cheezy compared to this wonderfulness! Lucky boys!
  • Simon Leaning 6y

    Only in Japan, at least at this level. Thanks for sharing.
  • V loves E... 6y

    beautiful colours!
  • Jill Margerison 6y

    love this !
    have placed a link on your site
  • Dave Brookfield 6y

    What a great shot! And to think, all I had was lego...
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  • Olivia Watts 6y

    you. are. my, hero. (:
  • Evergreen2005 6y

    Interesting to see and hear a little about Tokyo - somewhere I doubt I shall ever get to - Flickr tourism is quite a bonus :)
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Taken on July 20, 2009
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