Japan’s goofiest mascot, Kumamon, has found his true love. That is, his true love-pillow/dakimakura (抱き枕).
Our previous reports of Japanese love of dakimakura pillows include:
Here in Japan, Toys Ain’t Us®, is still chugging along serving the screaming needs of bratty, I-want-I-want-I-want Japanese kids demanding immediate gratification (online sales doesn’t serve this need and thus brick-&-mortar still reigns supreme in Japan).
Toys R Us in talks to sell majority stake in Asia unit, including Japan business
The Japan Times | 12 Apr 2018
…Toys R Us Asia Ltd., its parent, is in talks with …The Hong Kong-based joint venture with Fung Retailing Ltd. includes over 400 physical stores and eight online stores across Hong Kong, Japan, China, Macau, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand…more…
Our previous reports of Toys R Us include:
The mascot Kumamon’s attempt to broaden his appeal by pole dancing at a nursing home may have been misguided, mon〜☆!! ᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ
Our previous reports of krazy Kumamon include:
The 3Yen’s favorite deity of Japan, Billiken -“The God of Things As They Ought to Be”- has been brutally assaulted and robbed!
“Billiken” statue overturned, its stone face smashed, collection box stolen
Yomiuri.co.jp |April 05, 2018
Chiba Prefecture, the “Tone Tower Billiken Statue” (height about 40 cm) on the Tone River…at the Tone Transportation Center discovered that the statue was shoved from its pedestal around 8 pm and that part of the face and the back were damaged. It was also confirmed that the money box was gone…more…
Best Korea has added a massive LED display showing a waving North Korean flag to the top of Pyongyang’s Ryugyong Hotel…aka “Hotel Doom.”
More Easter fun on the 3Yen:
Go go Good Friday, Japan!!~
Have a Happy Easter.
I think I’ve been on this train before ❮hick❯.
Our previous reports of luxury Japanese trains without beer promotion:
The fanclub of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows baseball team likes to SCREW.
Also checkout the Swallows’ English website at: yakult-swallows.co.jp/en/
A few of our many previous SCREWing reports include:
We need to NUKE China happy!!~
Right now Tokyo is being attacked by Chinese toxic waste—We’re having an air pollution Red Alert only because of China, grrr. That is, I have TWO air purifiers running full blast, and even that can’t clean the that damn Chinese toxic-waste “Yellow Dust” aka koza/コザ/黄砂/Aeolian-Gobi Desert dust full of industrial poisons out of the foul air, ahchoo!