Talking shit about Japan

The Japanese sure ain’t shy about their shit as evidenced by how much they love joke about it on TV here. So this official survey of poop “health and constipation” makes perfect poopy Japanese-sense.….2007/11/28/:…the three big everyday lifestyle ailments many Japanese, especially women, seem to suffer from are stiff shoulders, cold hands and feet, and constipation. I have been trying to get to the bottom of the third topic for a while…
Q1: On average, how frequently do you have bowel movements? (Sample size=19,667)
Twice a day or more 16.7%
Once a day 52.7%
Once every two days 15.6%
…read more…


Talking shit about Japan has been covered here on the 3Yen many times including:

The great Golden Turd of Tokyo (See right)

White is Beautiful: Japanese beauty with bird poop powder

The sweet taste of cow pies yield an [ig]Nobel Prize for Japan!

Hippo pooping playtime for Japan

poo fashion trend as a hatPlush poop hat for parties!

Unchi Poop Hat….‘unchi’ means poop in Japanese, and the above is perfect for parties, a plush poop hat from our sponsor, J-List.

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12 thoughts on “Talking shit about Japan”

  1. I’m even more fascinated with shit on antenna – I bought a small brown one in gashopon machine, but later I found huge pink shit on a 3 times bigger antenna. Yes, it just is what I say it is – a radio antenna and a piece of plastic shit. you put your shit on antenna and you have – a shit on antenna! :)
    (you even get instructions of how to use it, ie put shit on antenna and wave it in front of your gradma’s nose. seriously!)

  2. Dropping $180 for bird poop facials at NYC spa | August 1, 2013
    That’s what goes into facials at a luxury spa where the traditional Japanese treatment using imported Asian nightingale excrement mixed with rice bran goes for $180 a pop.
    About 100 women and men go into the Shizuka New York skin care salon, just off Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, each month to get the treatment, which is promoted as a way to keep the face soft and smooth using an enzyme in the poop to gently exfoliate the skin.
    Spa owner Shizuka Bernstein, a Tokyo native married to an American, has been offering what she calls the Geisha Facial for about five years.
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    bird poop facials at NYC spa

  3. quotingLEFTy_12x15Here’s an illustration from an instruction booklet I received before the [mandatory Japanese] annual health check. Mr. Poop demonstrates the proper way to get a stool sample.quotingRIGHty_12x15
    Helpful hints from Mr. Poop
    : “Helpful hints from Mr. Poop” by Sublight Monster, on flickr

  4. I can imagine the whole “Doohats” lineup featuring “Doowhiz,” “Doo Zero,” “Otona no Doo” and “Asshats”…

  5. Japan’s overt familiarity with poop has always disturbed me.

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