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Posted in: First foreign-born sumo grand champion Akebono dies at 54 See in context

Akebono truly had the heart of a lion.

He sadly died of a heart failure...

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Posted in: Shizuoka governor to resign after gaffe insulting vegetable sellers See in context

Another great example of classism from the "elite".

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Posted in: Driver overtime cap introduced as worker shortage worsens See in context

Just pointing out a known stereotype.

That's helpful to elevate the discussion.

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Posted in: Japan Airlines gets first woman president See in context

Only in Japan would her gender make the headline.

Yeah it's well known that every other countries have full gender equality in terms of CxO representation. But I understand your comment, Japan is far down the list.

Anyhow kudos to her for climbing the ranks from flight attendant to CEO!

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Posted in: Japan chocolate producers stamping out child labor in supply chains See in context

It's very timely... John Oliver just covered that topic on his show.

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Posted in: Hospital in Tokyo’s Sumida Ward announces plan for ‘baby hatch’ See in context

“confidential childbirth” that allows pregnant women to only reveal their names and contact information to medical staff.

Only name and contact information... What's confidential in this?

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Posted in: Nagoya ordinance prohibits walking on escalators See in context

How much did it cost? Could we use tax payer money a bit more rationally?

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Posted in: Woman assaulted, robbed outside Tokyo apartment See in context

Been living in Katsushika Ku for over 15 years never had any problem there. I guess this could happen anywhere to anyone. Have to be careful of your surroundings, Japan or not.

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Posted in: Tattoo artists make their mark at Hong Kong fair See in context

Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Posted in: Old-school Shibuya Hyakkendana neighborhood targeted for urban renewal — Will it lose its charm? See in context

There was already little to no soul left in Tokyo this will make it even more bland with uninspired architecture.

I would hate for Tokyo to become the new Singapore.

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Posted in: 'That '70s Show' actor Masterson found guilty of rape See in context

That's 70 years in prison for you creep

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Posted in: Netflix expands password-sharing crackdown worldwide See in context

What was the name of that website again? Pirate something... the logo was a pirate ship... ^^

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Posted in: Japan on top of the world with golden judo haul See in context

Congrats Japan, too bad for France it was a close call. Judo is getting a bit boring nowadays, everything is decided by penalties... Bravo Teddy Riner on his 11th title!

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Posted in: Several injured after predawn M5.2 quake rattles eastern Japan See in context

Not sure which was the worst, my phone and wife screaming their lungs out in unison at 4Am or the relatively mild earthquake which would have probably not woken me up.

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Posted in: Man arrested over murder, attempted murder after noise dispute at apartment in Aomori See in context

To be noisy at 3PM is ok I guess (depend on how noisy of course and your tolerance level, which is extremely low here)... 3AM would have been a different story.

My main beef with noise in Japan is 1. inexistent insulation 2. ambulances/fire engines/police cars... Do the entire neighborhood need to know there's an emergency at 2AM?? Sirens should alert the crossing surroundings not half the town

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Posted in: KFC adds hash brown burgers to its menu in Japan See in context

How much carb do you want?


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Posted in: Masks stay on in Japan as 3-year request to wear them ends See in context

 Thankfully people here wont go crazy about those who choose to continue to wear them.

And thankfully the same about people who decide to not wear them anymore...

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Posted in: Masks stay on in Japan as 3-year request to wear them ends See in context

Guess they did not got the memo... 99% were masked, I was the 1% (baka gaijin I guess...)

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Posted in: Nintendo's profit slips amid chip crunch See in context

The fact that the Switch was released in 2017 with little to no innovation since (switch lite and LED only) could also explain it. Lack of new exciting games too, where are you Metroid Prime??

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Posted in: Japan's opposition parties unite to take on Kishida over tax hike plan See in context

Would like to see the people of Japan protesting a bit more their discontent (if they indeed, do disagree)... qui tacet consentire videtur

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Posted in: 15 people injured in 20-vehicle expressway pileup in western Japan See in context

2 fast 2 furious

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Posted in: LVMH shakes up leadership at Dior, Louis Vuitton See in context

If that's not nepotism, I don't know what it is...

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Posted in: Kishida, Italian PM Meloni agree to form strategic partnership See in context

They just should agree on what is acceptable to put on a pizza, corn and mayo=no!

Also get the recipe for real carbonara...

That would be a more useful summit.

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Posted in: Ronaldo set to face PSG, Messi in first game in Saudi Arabia See in context

will play a Jan 19 friendly

By "friendly" please understand money. I know you know but just in case...

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Posted in: 5,000 sprint for title of Lucky Man See in context

I think that they could spend this time on some productive things than racing through the gates of shrines to get a barrel of sake.

Like racing to work?

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Posted in: France ends Morocco World Cup dream to set up Argentina final See in context

Allez les bleus!!

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Posted in: 51-year-old man arrested for disrupting Tokyo Disneyland parade See in context

Original Land Co

Did you mean Oriental Land?

Moderator: Yes, thanks for pointing that out.

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Posted in: Truck driver arrested after hitting and killing 6-year-old girl on bike See in context

Maybe a 73 years old company employee should be first, able to retire with decent pension, or at least not assign to a truck driver position...

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Posted in: Actress Sawajiri’s detention for drug possession extended another 10 days See in context

I think Strangerland is being sarcastic.

Could be (I hope so) but hard to tell based on some of his/her previous posts/comments

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