No Kimono For Kim Kardashian West

July 3, 2019

The reality star and super celebrity just announced that she would reconsider naming her new shapewear “Kimono” out of respect for Japan’s real kimono culture. That’s it. There will be no trademarked US brand ‘kimono’ […]

The Dogs Of Tokyo Outnumber The Children

May 28, 2019

There is a dog epidemic in Tokyo. In Japan, dogs have to be registered. However, no one really controls you, and many owners who have multiple dogs, let alone dog hoarders, just register one. Therefore, […]

Will Trump Embarrass Sumo And Touch The Emperor?

May 24, 2019

US president Donald Trump is set to state-visit Japan this Saturday. Among the pleasantries of his stay will be two events of cultural significance. First, Donald Trump will attend a Sumo wrestling match. Second, Donald […]

Japanese Women Targeted By Western Anti-Life Radicalism

May 22, 2019

Prevent pregnancies, Abort your unborn, Forgo children. Western propaganda has forced Japanese women into childlessness. Japanese women, too many of them, believe they shouldn’t have offspring. Childlessness, or the nuclear family (one child, not enough […]

Sex Tourism In Japan Booming

May 21, 2019

In the past, sexploitation by white folks in Asia was all-too-known, but nobody outside the foreign conclaves — for example Chaoyang in Beijing, Roppongi in Japan, or Kowloon in Hong Kong — could really see […]

Stupid Mascot Chiitan Die

May 18, 2019

If there has ever been a more annoying bighead since the retarded Teletubbies, it’s got to be the Japanese mascot Chiitan [Tchee-tan]. Chiitan is not cute. It doesn’t look remotely like a fairy baby otter. […]

Gender guessing on Japan TV prohibited

May 13, 2019

Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation in Osaka aired a program where a customer of a restaurant was asked about his/her gender. When he, or she, declined, the comedy duo of the show pushed the matter, even touching […]

10 Things That Actually Suck In Japan

May 9, 2019

This is not your usual list. We all have heard what’s “cool” in Japan. There is even Shinzo Abe’s governmental initiative: “Cool Japan.” It’s sushi, sakura, sumo, anime, manga, shinkansen, cosplay and the other usual […]

Jikosekinin - The Japanese version of victim blaming?

March 3, 2019

The Japanese phrase 自己責任 jikosekinin is usually translated as “self-responsibility” but can also mean the absolute accountability for one’s own actions. In India they would say “karma,” in Germany “Selbstschuld,” in America, perhaps, “one’s own […]

What is an Otaku, a Wapanese, and a Weeabo?

February 24, 2019

There is a lot of slang to describe foreigners obscenely infatuated with Japanese culture, but these are the definite three most common terms: An otaku is a Japanese geek, usually emerged in video games, collectibles, […]

USA, Japan and the terrible word “occupation”

December 6, 2018

The USA is occupying Japan since 1945, but nobody wants to call it “occupation” now. Why? According to Associate Press, the US foreign policy press agency, there are currently 50,000 US soldiers stationed on Japanese […]

Japan’s AI Strategy: The 5.0 Society

November 22, 2018

Japan gets serious about Artificial Intelligence: Welcome to the Japanese 5.0 Society! 1. BASIC IDEA OF AI STRATEGY OF JAPAN The Japan 5.0 Society should be a human-centric AI society, meaning that AI should serve […]