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Posted in: We'd like to transform the city into a place where young people are encouraged to take on new challenges, where young people gather, and where young people want to live. See in context

When I visited, Kitakyushu had the best sandwich shops I've ever been to. Period, not just in Japan. That was quite a long time ago, though.

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Posted in: 39-year-old man arrested for luring 13-year-old girl on social media to watch movie with him See in context

Didn't 13 used to be legal in Japan? Oh, the good ol' days before they pruded up like the wank jobs in North America.

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Posted in: University of Tokyo to launch new 5-year program with 50% foreign students See in context

What a great way to cheapen the meaning of a Master's degree even more. It's already the new bachelor's degree, pretty soon it'll be the new associate's degree.

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Posted in: Japan to boost child allowances to tackle falling birthrate See in context

Japan needs to move corporations out of major metropolitan areas to encourage people to move to more suburban and rural areas. Cities are terrible places for kids to grow up.

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Posted in: Japan maglev train project being derailed by Shizuoka stalemate See in context

What a perfect way to let China beat you to market and scoop up all the international contracts. Japan needs to stop being so Japan.

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Posted in: Many Japanese outside major urban areas do not engage with foreigners: survey See in context

Most in urban areas don't either. That being said, they don't engage with Japanese as well. Urban areas are cold.

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Posted in: Chinese ships warn Japan SDF planes to leave airspace near Senkakus See in context

yamada1043

China is the Israel of Asia … it goes by its own rules and ignores international law.

Nobody is actually this stupid, surely.

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Posted in: The decline of regional areas will affect the overall strength of the nation, including Tokyo. See in context

It's such an easy thing to fix: move big corporations to the countryside. In a country as interconnected through the Shinkansen and internet as Japan, there's no reason why companies should all be centralized. Clear out the big centres like Shinagawa and move the jobs, and the people will follow.

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Posted in: Japan's foreign worker population tops 2 million for first time See in context

I reckon Japan is going to feel like a very different place in thirty years.

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Posted in: Japan goalkeeper racially abused online after Asian Cup errors See in context

What's with the explosion of racism around the world recently? I thought we'd gotten rid of it in the 90s.

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Posted in: Vietnamese trainees told to undergo contraception to work in Japan See in context

Filipina as well. I've met a few whose company told them straight up that they'd be deported if they got pregnant. It's disgusting how they treat Southeast Asian women here.

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Posted in: Tokyo bus operator banks on foreign drivers as shortage looms See in context

It's only a matter of time before all bus and taxi drivers are middle Eastern. It's one of the certainties of life.

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Posted in: Couple in their 80s apparently freeze to death in Tokyo apartment See in context

How, though? Even without money for heating, they still had coats and blankets. It's not like they live in Siberia, it's Tokyo.

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Posted in: Territorial disputes with Japan over, says Russian foreign minister See in context

It's over? Russia is finally giving up its claims to Ainu territory and stopping it's illegal occupation of the Northern Territories? Great! When can we expect them to get the phuck out?

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Posted in: Tokyo’s Shibuya district bans public drinking on New Year’s Eve, cancels countdown celebration See in context

Is this a thing people do? I've lived in Kanto for eleven years and this is the first I'm hearing of it.

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Posted in: 2025 Expo ticket sales begin with 500 days to go amid cost concerns See in context

Are they going to build a new train line to Yumeshima, or are they actually going to try and hold an Expo that's only accessible by bus? O_o

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Posted in: Chinese grabbing up Tokyo real estate See in context

What? Since when can non-residents buy property in Japan?

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Posted in: About 1 million nuisance calls made to Japan embassy in China over Fukushima See in context

Just China being China.

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Posted in: Japan hopes to resolve China's seafood ban over Fukushima's wastewater release at WTO See in context

Stephen Chin

Japan hopes to convince Who about Japan's release of radio active water into the Pacific?

Yes! You can! Japan !

By stopping the release of poisonious radio active water into the Pacific!!!

"Drinking" water in China is orders of magnitude more toxic and radioactive than Fukushima discharge.

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Posted in: Microsoft CEO says unfair practices by Google led to its dominance as search engine See in context

It's always sometime else's fault when the largest company on the history of Earth can't compete. Poor babies.

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Posted in: 80 women arrested Jan-Sept in Tokyo's Kabukicho for alleged prostitution See in context

Disgusting. Don't arrest the poor girls for trying to survive. If you have to arrest anyone, arrest the men taking advantage of them.

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Posted in: Top court upholds ruling in favor of Japan's ban on dual nationality See in context

One step forward, two steps back. That's the mantra of the Japanese government.

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Posted in: Man robs Tokyo convenience store at knifepoint See in context

Just like about 35% of the population then.

It said "about 170cm tall." That's like 0.1% tops, people that age here are short AF.

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Posted in: Tokyo Game Show kicks off with record 787 exhibitors from 44 regions See in context

20,000 visitors? Are they insane? The foreign weebs are out in swarms, they'll do twice that on Saturday alone.

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Posted in: 17-year-old high school student arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting young girl See in context

This is what happens when you limit the availability of loli hentai and cancel junior idols.

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Posted in: One dead, over 2,000 evacuated as rain pounds Japan's northeast See in context

I hate to be that guy, but Akita is on the west coast of Japan, not east. It's northwestern Japan.

The disaster is awful, though. Japan needs to stop paving everything.

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Posted in: Ramen manners debate: Should you put your used napkins into your bowl after you eat? See in context

I don't get it. Would they rather people leave used tissues on the counter? In the bowl or on the plate is the most sanitary place to put them, and it makes it so staff don't have to touch them with their hands to throw them away. Japan really needs to implement lessons in schools for critical thinking.

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Posted in: Japan's Indigenous peoples fight stigma to reclaim identities See in context

"...as well as in territory now part of Russia."

Correction: territory which is currently illegally occupied by Russia.

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Posted in: Japan, spared mass outbreak so far, now sees national crisis after Tokyo surge See in context

I was sitting on the subway today in Tokyo. By the time I got off the train had completely filled, and everyone standing was touching a handrail or hanging ring holders. I highly doubt anyone washed their hands once they disembarked.

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Posted in: Australian tourist arrested over graffiti around Kamogawa River in Kyoto See in context

Throw him in a box for half a decade. Society doesn't need garbage like that running around defiling public and private places.

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