Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Shocking News: Japanese Idols’ Job is Making Male Fantasies

It has been a while since I did a post that some will see as controversial. I figure I’ll be in the minority on this one. (Can I blame my time living in Japan and coming to understand the culture and mindset? ^_~ ) Nevertheless, a recent incident involving AKB48 idol member MINEGISHI Minami and

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[Shimuraken no Daijobuda](Ken Shimura) English Lesson.

Japanese English Teacher Teaches Native English Speakers

Having lived in Japan, it is always amusing to me to see “Engrish” crop up in anime, manga, or on actual products for sale in Japan.  However, I think this is a first for me, seeing a Japanese English teacher is trying to teach native English speakers Engrish. *lol* This is my first exposure (that

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Burger King Japan Bacon Promo

Burger King Japan Has a Bacon Promo for the Whopper!

Why is is that American burger joints in Japan have THE coolest things?  Burger King in Japan is known for their awesome promos, such ash when Windows 7 launched and the “Meat Monster” sandwich.  Now, they are doing a bacon promo (’cause everything goes better and burps better with bacon) — get 15 strips of

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Want to See Famous Historical Males as Anime (Game) Babes? (Eiyuu Senki)

The other day, it came to my attention that there’s this new (at least, I think it is new) game coming to Japan called The World Conquest (Eiyuu Senki).  UPDATE: The website wasn’t fully online when I linked to it, but this is not only whatever kind of game it is, but it is also

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HALCALI

A Japanese Music Video to Give You Seizures ^_^

A Japanese Music Video to Give You Seizures ^_^ I talked about this song a bit in 2007, but since the blog is so much larger these days, I thought I’d share the love again, especially since I’m behind and needed a quick entry. ^_^;;; The song is Strawberry Chips ~Tanaka Chigai Mix~ by HALCALI,

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Burger King Japan Has "Meat Monster" Sandwich!

Burger King Japan Has “Meat Monster” Sandwich!

Burger King Japan Has “Meat Monster” Sandwich! Leave it to the Japanese to have something awesomely cool like the Meat Monster (remember the Windows 7 Burger?). Basically, this is a Double Whopper with Cheese combined with a Grilled Chicken Sandwich and topped with bacon and other goodies.  I’m told that in Japan, you can get

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Japanese Game Arcade in the Late 70's

Japanese Game Arcade in the Late 70’s

Japanese Game Arcade in the Late 70’s Taito recently released this photo of a game arcade from the late 1970’s in Japan, just when the game Space Invaders was becoming quite popular. Ge-mu (game) NASA is the name of the place and I wish that Taito had released some photos of the inside of the

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Yahoo! Japan Space Invaders

Remembering Space Invaders, Japanese Style

Remembering Space Invaders, Japanese Style On April 1, 2008, TAITO and Yahoo! Japan did a nifty little thing to celebrate the 30th aniversary of the game Space Invaders. TAITO sent out a message to me and some folks a few days ago touting the archived version of the Space Invaders take over of Yahoo! Japan’s

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