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Winners of the 23rd Best Dressed Eyes Awards pose at a ceremony at Ariake in Tokyo. The awards are given to those who look "cool" in glasses. From left: model Rinka, 37 (winner of the sunglasses category), TV announcer Kazuo Tokumitsu, 69 (culture category), resort developer Yoshiharu Hoshino, 50 (business), comedian Daisuke Miyakawa, 38 (entertainment) and actress Umika Kawashima, 16 (special judges' award). Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku, 64, won in the political category but was unable to make the awards ceremony.

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These people weren't picked for how well they dress or how good they look. They were picked because they are famous people well-known for wearing glasses, especially that ugly comedian, Miyagawa. Of course you wouldn't know this if you don't watch Japanese TV.

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meloveu -- She's 16 for pity sake. Get a grip. Wait four more years before you "take" her.

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I will take Kawashima-san anyday!!! What a total cutie!!!!

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I wonder if the awards will be found on Yahoo auctions?

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Rinka didn't get an award ribbon/flower... How sad :(

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This is a spoof, right? No way these five clowns were actually picked for looking good in glasses. Could be a new low, even by Japanese PR standards.

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Good god... someone needs their eyes checked to vote these people

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Uniqlo must have had a closeout sale this week.

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We have a hunter who cant see. A business woman with an airplane (or UFO) on her face. A business man with near invisible glasses. Some guy who is more interested in the bug on the carpet than the camera, and a 30 year old school girl.

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And sitting next to this prestigious award on their home mantle is an award for achievement in their chosen field of work, not... Well maybe Tokumitsu has some meaningful awards

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I suppose we all agree... Nobody looks good in this picture, haha. And yeah, I totally second an earlier comment-- Only in Japan!

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LOL

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@shogun36: I couldn't agree with you more. They have no redeeming qualities in my eyes.

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regarding the second guy from the left, where are his eyes???

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Rinka looks like a child with those big ass Disneyland glasses on. LOL

Where's Tamori?

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Mediocrity

Constantly on the cat walk

Throw a tomato!

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Silly glasses are popular all over Asia. Rinka and Diasuke take the biscuit in this particular line up.

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I bet they all dropped those heavy useless awards in the garbage on the way out, or they can be found in the toilets down the hall. 16? Try 12

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Another day, another fashion award. By sometime next week, everyone in Japan will have won an award. I guess the trophy business must be going strong these days.

Dan Rather once said, "News is something someone doesn't want you to know. Everything else is marketing".

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I think a guy in an Armani camo-suit would be the first to bite the dust on a battlefield.

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The awards are given to those who look “cool” in glasses.

Cool!?!? Where? Who? I don't see anything 'cool' about any of these, especially the dork in the camo suit! The lengths the Japanese will go to for entertainment never cease to amaze me. If escapism was an illness the whole population would be hospitalized!

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Rinka`s sunglasses looks like a UFO object on her face. Hahahhaha. I would never wear those sunglasses at all.

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This is what's wrong with Japan! Who in blazes cares about how these nutty geeks dress or how their glasses look on them. I mean, honestly. They ALL look horrible-period!!! How about these people focus on real serious issues that affect the country and our daily lives!

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I like Rinka's shoes, but her sunglasses are way out of fashion.Umika's glasses are the best in the selection(for me).

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Yawn.

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These are some of the worst dressed people I have ever seen. What is going on? Yes. The glasses are terrible.

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Horrid, bleh, nothing special, get a hair cut and get rid of the awful cammies and he'll look OK, kinda cute in a kogaru sort of way...

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Cute Miss Kawashima looks nice - the rest all look like weirdos!

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Rinka is one of the most unattractive personalities. Right behind Marie.

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only the japanese.

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The awards are given to those who look “cool” in glasses.

Well, the judges are all made of fail then.

The glasses on all of them look stupid or just normal. The thick-framed ones that Hoshino and Miyakawa make them look like they're trying to be cool and failing badly.

Why didn't they call it "Best Eyeist"?

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halloween a bit early

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Geeks-R-Us!

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"The camo suit looks cool"

It does not, it looks ridiculous.

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The circus is in town! Yoko Ono mops the floor with that Rinka chick in the sunglasses category.

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actress Umika Kawashima, 16 (special judges’ award)

What makes these judges so special? Their choice looks like a perfectly normal one for middle-aged suits.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku, 64, won in the political category but was unable to make the awards ceremony.

What could conceivably have been more important than this ceremony?

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The lady wearing a black skirt( left ) looks like Beetlejuice !!!! Those oversized shades are not cool at all. She's not cool at all.

The camo suit looks cool !!!! Never seen that before !!!! Musst be the new Jarhead look.

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