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7/6/2014

Keitai Zombies of Tokyo

VLC-logo“Keitai” is cellphone in Japanese, and “Zombie” is just a typical Tokyoite.


VLC schoolgirl keitai mobile dumbwalking
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Actually, the schoolgirl above using VLC (videolan media player on her mobile phone) is less stupid than most typical Tokyo tossers.
Right now I am preparing for an adventure in Shibuya …with all the stairs and battling the Keitai Zombies (歩きスマホ) (Japanese “smartphone” users wandering aimlessly while texting) knocking into me on crutches, grrr.

evil-Keitai-Zombies

Simulation shows the chaotic consequences of walking in Shibuya while staring at your phone
RocketNews24 | 2014/04/01…



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6 Responses to “Keitai Zombies of Tokyo”

  1. Dave Says:

    Japan just keeps on Japaning!

  2. BBC report Says:

    Japan has entered the ‘dumbwalking’ era: Will it change Japanese phone etiquette, notably the best in the world?

    http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28208144

  3. SJ Says:

    Japanese people not pay attention to their surroundings when they walk down the street? Say it ain’t so!!!

  4. Taro Says:

    JT Corp. has put out poster warning folks about “dumbwaking”…

    keitai dumbwalking
    http://www.jt.manners.jp

  5. Taro Says:

    Mo’ betta crowd simulation…

  6. Shogannai Says:

    I swear, you could turn a Tokyo commute into a Walking Dead episode & no one would even notice.
    — @ShogannaiOctober 29, 2014

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