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Posted in: New Tokyo restaurant charges higher prices to foreign tourists than Japanese locals See in context

So this isn't illegal, then?

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Posted in: White House downplays Biden calling Japan xenophobic country See in context

He's not wrong.

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Posted in: Town to block Mount Fuji view from troublesome tourists See in context

Proof that they are not Japanese?

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Posted in: Testimony begins in lawsuit accusing Japanese police of racial profiling See in context

Nothing will happen or change. Props to them for at least bringing attention to the issue, though.

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Posted in: Shizuoka governor quits after disparaging comments about farmers See in context

He's even smirking as he submits his letter of resignation.

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Posted in: Biden, Kishida likely to discuss Texas bullet train project, sources say See in context

Why not the Boston to Washington, DC corridor instead? More potential passengers.

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Posted in: Man arrested after pressing naked butt against water faucet in Tokyo park See in context

I didn't know water faucets could turn people on.

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

And suddenly, the maglev can once again be back to its original completion schedule!

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Posted in: U.S. comedian Jimmy Kimmel says he was blown away by Japan’s bathrooms See in context

I wonder if he knows what a traditional Japanese toilet looks like.

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Posted in: Foreign residents prohibited from participating in Yu-Gi-Oh Japan Championship See in context

Is anyone actually surprised here?

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Posted in: Revised law on rules for paternity after divorce goes into effect See in context

And a simple DNA test can't be the method to determine things because??

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Posted in: Fan outcry over K-pop star's date highlights 'harsh' industry rules See in context

Isn't it exactly the same for J-pop too?

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Posted in: Japan rail operator gives up plan to launch maglev train in 2027 See in context

Can't the federal government step in and do something to get this thing done on schedule? I know eminent domain can be used in the case of privately-owned land, but what if the land is prefecturally owned?

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Posted in: Japan's overworked, underpaid truckers left behind in wage bonanza See in context

but is afraid that might be difficult.

In Japanese, this means it won't happen.

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Posted in: North Korea-Japan qualifier in Pyongyang canceled by FIFA See in context

Someone just bought themselves a one-way trip to a forced labour camp...

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Posted in: Catherine, Princess of Wales, praised for frank cancer admission See in context

Why didn't she say what type of cancer she has?

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Posted in: Ex K-pop star leaves jail after five-year rape, spycam term See in context

popular boyband BIGBANG


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Posted in: Australia defends its U.S. ambassador, Kevin Rudd, after Trump attack See in context

It's just Trump shooting his mouth off to get coverage. Nothing to see here.

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Posted in: 'Squid Game' star found guilty of sexual misconduct See in context

eight months in prison, suspended for two years

So in other words, zero punishment. Just like they do it in Japan.

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Posted in: Ito left out of Japan soccer squad for World Cup qualifier amid sexual assault claim See in context

Nothing should happen unless he is tried and convicted in a court of law.

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Posted in: China demands Japan start Fukushima treated water compensation system See in context

China demands


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Posted in: Teacher suspended after threatening to kill junior high school student See in context

has been suspended for three months after he shoved a student against the wall and said “I'm going to kill you.”

Woah - don't overreact with the punishment or anything...

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Posted in: Kishida pledges strong determination in repatriating abductees from N Korea See in context

"with strong determination," make every effort

Just give up already. They're not coming back (assuming they're even still alive).

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Posted in: Gov't plans to require firms to set paternity leave targets See in context

require companies with over 100 employees to set and disclose paternity leave targets

Requiring targets? So in other words, nothing.

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Posted in: Women take part in Japan's 1,250-year-old 'naked festival' for first time See in context

The women couldn't be more clothed.

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Posted in: Japanese gov't to submit bill to introduce joint custody after divorce See in context

So the same ways to avoid joint custody as abducting a child in a foreign country and taking them back to Japan? Can't say I'm surprised.

But in an urgent situation where a consensus cannot be reached in time, one of the parents can decide on their own, the report said.

So many things in Japan are wishy-washy like this.

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Posted in: 84-year-old man arrested for assaulting wife after argument over box of sweets See in context

There are other issues here...

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

Headline of the year!!!

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Posted in: High school girl killed, likely after being dragged 5 km by car See in context

Hopefully she didn't die slowly during the 5 km dragging.

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