Q: What happens when you mistake “Pollen Guard EX” allergy cream for Japanese SuperGlue®?
A: Strong, fast-acting, Cyanoacrylate adhesive sure does a hell of a better job than wimpy anti-pollen nasal cream.
Here’s couple of dubious Japanese products: anti-pollen cream and soap…
We offer “Pollen Guard EX” anti-pollen cream and “Muse” medical soap in order to meet the changing customers’ demands by utilizing our advanced development capabilities and technologies.
—via Commodity products | Company Profile | Earth Chemical Co., Ltd..
Previous reports of the horrors of pollen in Japan include:
Ninjas love stealth, and what could be more slealthy than using a fukiya/blowgun to shoot darts at an “enemy” tourist in San Francisco far away from their ninja homeland in Japan.
Two tourists struck by blow darts while walking on
Golden Gate Bridge
LA Times | 2016-Feb-13
Two tourists received an unfriendly welcome to San Francisco when, in a bizarre incident, they were shot with blow darts…A man flagged down a California Highway Patrol officer Friday afternoon to report that he had been hit in the thigh by a long metal dart, which went through his jeans and pierced his skin…As the officer was speaking with the man, a woman approached them to report that she too had been hit in the kneecap by a dart.
Previous reports of ninja hijinx include:
You haven’t been truly loved until you have had a Japanese stalker.
Previous Japanese Valentine Days include:
Friend of the 3Yen, Chris Carlier spotted this gem at the Tsutaya video store. Note that the DVD’s cover reads “Frying Jaws” but the spine of the case has “Flying Jaws” （＾＿－）.
I'm pretty sure that title is supposed to be "Flying Jaws", but anything is possible in shark movies these days.
— Chris Carlier (@Pubgoblin) February 11, 2016
In case you were wondering, Frying Jaws‘ real title is “Swamp Shark” according to IMDb.com ⇨
Something nobody wants to see!
— Chris Carlier (@Pubgoblin) Feb. 8, 2016
But wait, it gets worse.
Japanese in Ishikawa Kanazawa pay to get coifed at Trump Hair.
Previous reports of Japan’s fun hair salons include:
I’ve had two emergency alerts on my cellphone and couple of community announcements about North Korea launching a blob at Japan (japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/02/07/national/north-korea-fires-rocket-seen-covert-missile-test-japan-condemns-launch/).
Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, is all in a tither about this image highlighting this blob-cum-missile flying over Japan’s southern Okinawan island chain.
Previous reports of Best Korea’s “Dong” missiles include:
Way back in 2009, I first warned of Japan’s Alien abduction zones (3Yen 2009-04-18). →
And, now the problem has intensified with the increased targeting of Japanese school children by UFOs.
Also refer the previous 3Yen report about Alien Courtesy Seats on the Train (3Yen 2006-09-23).↓
The Tokyo Metro has outdone itself this month with this new helpful poster to explaining why Japanese people never sit next to the foreigner on the train.
A few of the many previous 3Yen reports of the empty-seat-next-to-a-foreigner phenomenon include:
Today’s ad for a motivational speaker’s book* in the world’s largest financial newspaper†, The Nikkei…
†The Nihon Keizai Shimbun (日本経済新聞, literally Japan Economic Newspaper), is Nikkei Inc.’s flagship publication and the world’s largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding three million. (Wiki)
A new Japanese idol group ″ spearheads″ the mating of wombats in Osaka!
Kyodo News | Jan. 26, 2016 | OSAKA…zoo is struggling to find a bride for one of its wombats, the country’s only breeding-age specimen of the Australian native animal. To help find 11-year-old male “Fuku” a mate, Satsukiyama Zoo has created an all-girl idol group to spearhead a wombat-breeding campaign…more...