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Posted in: Snow walls See in context

Thankfully it isn't a road, but a route by trains, cablecars and buses through the mountains.

Far fewer eyesores, much less litter, no pachinko.

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Posted in: Tougher virus restrictions expanded to 4 prefectures See in context

It's high time younger, more dynamic politicians were put in place.

Yes, we need to make Covid-19 sexy.

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Posted in: Mt Nokogiri one of Tokyo area’s best day trips See in context

Went during the colder weather. Cool grounds and a good trek around the paths - easy to get lost in ; )

Driving out, the wild piglets we saw near the exit were totally unfazed by our presence. Worth the visit for views over Tokyo Bay (Fuji too, if it's clear).

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Posted in: The Pringles ‘Passport Flavor’ journey continues with all-new Sichuan Stir-fried Chicken See in context

Enjoy it alongside a cup of sake and you are sure to feel like you are enjoying authentic Chinese food

Cheesy advertorials: once you flop you just can't stop.

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Posted in: Aso repeats claim that treated Fukushima water is good to drink See in context

Complete Aso.

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Posted in: Neo Kimono releases innovative traditional heel covers made from artisanal fabric See in context

Oh dear. I can see a great export market for these, though.

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Posted in: Sukiya celebrates new 'Crayon Shin-chan' anime film with special beef bowls topped with yakisoba See in context

Sesame Street was brought to you today by the letters M, S and G. Have a nice day!

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Posted in: What’s it like to shop at FamilyMart’s first 'unmanned' convenience store in Japan? See in context

The food is processed beyond recognition, so why not take out human interaction altogether?

Oh, that's right, the battery chicken comes from somewhere where people are cheaper than machines.

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Posted in: On average, how much time each day do you spend on social networking sites? See in context

Very little, thankfully.

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Posted in: Woods was driving almost 90 mph when he crashed SUV near LA See in context

That's a great ad for the car that hit a tree at 75 mph and Woods survived.

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Posted in: Japan considers prioritizing Olympic athletes for COVID-19 vaccination See in context

Just do it.

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Posted in: China cautions Japan ahead of U.S.-Japan summit See in context

I wouldn't be surprised if Wang Yi licked the back of his hand and started grooming himself. Motegi, as ever, looks like the construction worker-got-lucky.

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Posted in: Female teacher, ex-boyfriend arrested for voyeurism and child pornography See in context

Hamasaki said she was coerced by her ex-boyfriend to film the girls

So naturally we released her name.

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Posted in: Coronavirus cases rising in 42 of Japan's 47 prefectures See in context

Golden Week camping trip's still on.

In the back garden : (

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Posted in: McDonald’s Japan brings back its duo of Samurai Mac burgers as regular menu items See in context

Any resemblance to food is coincidental.

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Posted in: Valentino sparks outrage with apology for disrespecting Japanese culture in photo shoot See in context

This isn't China. No-one cares, Valentino.

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Posted in: Saitama officially forbids walking up and down escalators See in context

“Next time I see someone blocking the escalator, I’ll know they’re from Saitama.”

Expect oyaji vigilantism.

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Posted in: Prince's ashes to be displayed marking 5th year of his death See in context


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Posted in: Prince's ashes to be displayed marking 5th year of his death See in context

I only want to see you laughing that purple urn.

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Posted in: Japan state-funded hotel deal pays rent to Myanmar defense ministry See in context

If Japan does not sever all ties to the junta

That's probably a hefty chunk of the economy.

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Posted in: Myanmar forces kill over 100 in deadliest day since coup See in context

What will the rest of the civilized world do???

Japan is particularly inconvenienced.

These protestors must get back to work.

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Posted in: British citizen arrested for dumping bento trash in mailbox See in context

On the Japanese surname...

Something no self respecting Brit would ever do

but littering's fine? My heart always sank when, after driving trips on the Continent, I'd get off the ferry and see so much rubbish thrown nilly willy. Japan's not much better, mind you: uchi/soto applies to geography, too.

The name seems Japanese not British.

Is this the 19th century?

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Posted in: Osaka YouTubers’ stupid plan to live-stream marijuana dealer’s arrest backfires See in context

Weed sellers grassed up.

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Posted in: Japan spends billions on technology for absent Olympic fans See in context

Don't worry, folks, the money will trickle down

...to its existing ¥20,000,000,000,000 assets.

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Posted in: Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says 'we have to act' See in context

Declare the NRA for what it is, a terrorist organisation that facilitates the slaughter of Americans.

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Posted in: Unused Valentine’s Day chocolate recycled thanks to Japanese food waste reduction service See in context

made by Barry Callebaut, a company located in the heart of Belgium

If this recycled chocolate is shipped from Japan to Belgium and back again, how is that sustainable?

A portion of proceeds are donated to food kitchens

But we won't tell you how much.

Cue "We are the world..."

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Posted in: Tama schools in Tokyo distributing free feminine hygiene products to students See in context

I just can't believe that people can't afford 200 yen

Period poverty is very real, and it's not just a one-off ¥200.

Bravo, Tama, well played!

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Posted in: Japanese company offers paid leave to grieve if employee’s favorite idol member leaves their group See in context

OK, so your favourite member of PTQ47 leaves the band and you're so heartbroken you can't function. Bottle it up for a week and then take one off?

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Posted in: Large Chinese destroyer spotted in waters near Japan See in context

In case you missed it. @Mickelicious.

Oh I saw it OK.

The bigger picture is two sets of children brainwashed to worship flags. Salute the flag, die for the flag, and your loved ones get the ultimate patriotic souvenir of the flag off your coffin. Hurrah, what an honour!

The whole thing offers exceptional shareholder value for the military-industrial complex. While you're seeing bogeymen from behind your Nitori curtains (nice colour, by the way), assorted spooks and all their buddies are busy in their gated communities concocting new threats to pay for their trophy homes and private schools.

Oh, and kindly keep your gang slogans to yourself. Thank you.

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Posted in: Koshien resumes See in context

How could one describe the spectators... clustered?

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