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Posted in: 13 same-sex couples file suits for marriage equality in Japan See in context



My wife is Japanese. If you want to live in Japan, work. 10 years and you can get a permanent visa. Sure you don't have to be married to have a family but trust me its a lot smoother finacially,legally, and more benificial.

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Posted in: 13 same-sex couples file suits for marriage equality in Japan See in context

Im still not sure why people are still fighting for Gay Marriage. If love is what matters, why  are they fighting so hard for a legal contract? For me marriage is only important if you're going to start a family. Other than that your just changing names. Have a ceremony, buy rings and love each other. What are they really wanting to get out of this?

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Posted in: Former Japanese porn star Sola Aoi announces pregnancy; hits back at trolls See in context

I guess it's good that some have positive comments.

A star is basically a prostitute"sex for money",but the images and dvds will remain for porn stars. Not something thats good for a family, it will surface and cause problems.  Not saying she shouldnt have kids or a husband but daym, stay off twitter announcing your're a pregnant pornstar.

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Posted in: Japanese Buddhist seeks to educate West on swastika of good fortune See in context


Hitler took this symbol over. Similar to how racists too over the stars and bars confederate symbol. Feelings toward these symbols will not change no matter their original meanings. You can't go any deeper than how people believe about something.

Perfectly said.

The fact that Japan signed a pact with Nazi Germany doesn't help the cause either.

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Posted in: SDF member arrested for beating teenage daughter See in context

If you've been in Japan for a while, you'll know that parents basically pay for all their kids' mistakes. There is no real punishment for them. "Kids" get away with murder here, and the parents have to apologize and pay up. We don't know how bad the girl is anyway, not enough details. overboard, probably but "slammed head into desk" and " not seriously injured" don't add up.

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Posted in: U.S. troops limited to using only batons on Mexico border See in context

I'm still not sure what they plan to accomplish, it's like they didn't hear who's in the white house now.

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Posted in: Huawei tops Apple in tightening smartphone market: IDC See in context

Wow, if they're making good quality phones then good on them.

Kenji, Only buy Japanese don't send your money to China.

almost everything is made in China, even iphones.

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Posted in: Japanese schools introduce LGBT-friendly uniforms See in context

"I hope (the new dress code) will help students choose what they want to wear without necessarily disclosing their gender identity," he said.

, students can freely choose whether to wear skirts or slacks as well as ties or ribbons to go with blazers regardless of their gender. 

Ummm....good luck with that, I guess.

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Posted in: Gov't to dispatch A-bomb storytellers in Japan, abroad See in context

Ok, then put the history of Japan's Imperial Military in your textbooks. Can't only play the victim all the time.

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Posted in: iPhone software update spotlights Apple secrecy on battery health See in context


That's kinda the whole appeal to "smart"phone. You can play games, watch videos and... Read. It would be pretty stupid to buy a 8-900 dollar phone to just text and" surf the net". Apple screwed up, that's it.

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Posted in: Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones See in context


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Posted in: Samsung eyes reset with new Galaxy Note See in context

Really hope this comes to Japan. My first Note was the Edge and I love the phone. I actually use the Spen a whole lot, want to check out the new features.

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Posted in: Rakuten CEO tweets Trump move to ban refugees makes him cry See in context

What's wrong. He's a guy with some status talking about something that's wrong. No need to pounce on'em

The last part about the universities and stuff threw me tho.

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Posted in: Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute See in context


Well, with all the businesses he owns worldwide, built an empire and was able to turn the political system on its head and win, millions would think otherwise.

C'mon man, Trump casinos, Trump airlines , Trump University. As a super rich buisness owner he can afford to go off on stupid ideas. You want him taking chances like that as president?

Millions think differently and millions think the same way.

People are going crazy for a reason, look at his cabinet picks. We all know that one man doesn't do it all. But this team he's putting together doesn't look promising either.

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Posted in: Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion See in context

I changed from HULU jp to Netflix jp. For me the most interesting thing is the number of stand-up comedy specials they have, the jp subtitles are fun to read too.

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Posted in: Nintendo Switch game console to go on sale in March See in context

The home/portable concept is really cool though. But every launch: Mario, Smash Bros. and Zelda...again. Just more of the same.

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Posted in: Earrings by Taiwanese designers will make you look twice See in context

Haha I remeber when designer meant someting.

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Posted in: Nintendo releases Super Mario Run in mobile game test See in context

10 bucks for an infinite runner with a Mario Theme? I really don't understand Nintendo, everything has been rehashed for 30 years. Nostalgia is one thing, this is getting old.

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Posted in: Samsung woes deepen over Galaxy Note 7 See in context

Man, this really sucks. I was looking forward to getting one. I love my note 4 cause of the S pen and the new features looked great. But this rushing to beat Apple has cost them. Hopefully (for me at least) Japan won't reject their future phones.

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Posted in: Samsung rolls out replacements for Galaxy Note 7s plagued by exploding batteries in S Korea See in context

Man this really sucks. The note edge was my first Note. I really love the phone and I'm looking forward to getting this one. Hopefully everything gets straightened out and it still comes to Japan.

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Posted in: 'Suicide Squad' tops foreign box office with $58.7 million See in context

I actually want to check this out, most super hero movies have been crap. Batman v Superman was trash. I hope this one is at least entertaining.

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Posted in: Hiroshima unhappy atomic bomb park is Pokemon Go site See in context

I see the pluses and minuses, well more possible minuses.

More people will visit the park (maybe), find a plaque or a monument and learn something.

Or they may walk by grab some pokeballs and bounce.

Worse case, are the little jerks who will stay at a gym, leaving trash and cigarette butts.

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Posted in: Mass killing sparks debate: Why didn't the system prevent it? See in context

I didn't read every comment, but "head in the sand" mentality is the perfect wording.

If the doctor cleared him for release, then he's cleared for the noose too, right?

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Posted in: The wait is over for Pokemon Go fans in Japan See in context

I downloaded it this morning because of all the fuss in the office. Seems pretty casual to me. Had the game on and my phone in my pocket it vibrated and said there was a pokemon in the conbini. There it was on top of the bread.

But I can tell that there will be some accidents.

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Posted in: Nintendo announces mini NES loaded with 30 games that attaches directly to your TV See in context

Nintendo bringing out new "old" tech again.

But I do agree that Tecmo Super Bowl should have been added, as well as Contra. The pick up where you left off feature is a nice touch too.

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Posted in: 17-year-old girl hit by train while using smartphone on platform See in context

Man, people have to be spoon-fed common sense here.

Actually, people walking around with their heads down seems to be the norm, even when walking UP the stairs.

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Posted in: Anti-U.S. base demonstrators march in Tokyo See in context

David Blue:

I was stationed in Yokosuka for 2 years, I can tell you that there are more than a few stupid people, but like Randomnator said, they dont last long. And a lot more people walking around with visas working here are a lot more dangerous.


Not picking a fight, but what problems have you had with any military?

But if sometime in the future the Japanese people come together and vote all U.S military bases out of Japan, I'm sure as heck not sticking around too long after that.

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Posted in: Japan gets serious about cybersecurity as Olympics approach See in context


Whoa, slow down turbo, after this cyber attack stuff, we gotta open up another budget for "no bicycle light" patrols. Eat the veggies before the beef.

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Posted in: Lady Gaga to lead Bowie tribute at Grammys See in context

Lady GAGA was a good choice, she does what she likes, just like Bowie did.

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Posted in: U.S. student's arrest renews scrutiny of N Korean tours See in context

Just kinda stupid if you ask me. And staying up till 5am drinking North Korea. Seriously?

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