14TH OF FEBRUARY IS FUNDOSHI DAY
…known for Valentines Day in many countries, it is also a Fundoshi Day in Japan. On Valentines Day…in Japan, we send Fundoshi [loincloths] to the ones we love...more...
JAPAN FUNDOSHI ASSOCIATION | 一般社団法人 日本ふんどし協会
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Learn to loincloth in our previous Japanese fundoshi reports:
An actual Japanese biker/bosozoku gang call to action…
″ Gang of guys without girls,
let’s run wild!!″
A better Japanese biker/bosozoku call to action…
♪~ Soy un perdedor / I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me?
Here’s a TV news report in Japanese showing parts of a police video of the bosozoku “rampage”—They look real scary, don’t they?
Our previous reports of buttboybozozoku include:
Japanese cuisine’s famously poisonous Fugu/Blowfish (see right) is celebrated as Fugu Day today, February 9th.
Called Fugu no Hi (ふぐの日), the name is pun from the combination of 2 (fu) and 9 (kyu which is close enough to gu).
For this fish more poisonous than cyanide (Wiki), previous reports of fugu fun on the 3Yen include:
And, the proliferation of loose-character monsters in Hokkaido, the north island of Japan has been remarkable.
Squid kaiju vs Monbemon monster
Creepy organism that is reflected with a blank expression on one’s face next to the first place of Monbemon. This is just as it is seen, is your local character of Hakodate, Hokkaido, which was the squid in the model. But now that call themselves the “alien”, not just a squid. They are invaders who came from outer space in order to my thing Hakodate, full stomach and crawling, waged attractions us and fight day and night, such as trying to protect the city, “Tawarobo” and “air fortress Goryokaku” of Hakodate … … Well, I’m sorry. The other what is somehow ….
Today is February 3rd—Setsubun, the beginning of spring. Everyone is throwing toasted-roasted soybeans at a member of the family wearing an Oni (demon or ogre) mask and screaming Oni wa soto! Fuku wa uchi! (Demons out! Come in luck!).
For more about screwy Setsubun, refer to:
Mo’ damned demon…
By Nesnad – Own work, GFDL, Link
goofy Google Translate:
Two high school girls hesitating over the only vacant seat in a train lose it to a woman who sneaks in between them and takes it. Much annoyed, sparks fly as the schoolgirls stare each other down, face off, and an AIR CHAIR BATTLE ensues.
A few of our many posts about the amusing manners for train seats here include:
Yikes! Here’s a perfect shit job for a gaijin polyglot with knee-deep knowledge of Japanese kulture…
EMOJI TRANSLATOR WANTED – LONDON FIRM SEEKS SPECIALIST
BBC News | 2016-Dec-12
A company in London has advertised for an emoji translator…explaining cross-cultural misunderstandings in the use of the mini pictures…Agency boss Jurga Zilinskiene said emojis were a "potential growth area" as "inconsistencies" had developed in their use.
Last year, a UK linguist said emoji was the country’s fastest-growing language.
A few of our other shitty reports of Japanophilia include:
Meri Kurisumasu (メリークリスマス) aka XXX Merry Christmas from the love-Hotel Chapel Christmas…
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According to DingisMcGee’s youtube, ‵‵Hotel Chapel Christmas near Narita International Airport is where Santa takes his ‘Hoe Hoe Hoe’ in Japan.″
Hotel Chapel Christmas says it’s, ‵‵Designed for adults only…guests can unwind and relax in the spacious [Christmassy] environment…″
Our previous Christmassy reports of Japan include:
This looks like an artsy-fartsy “installation” of béton brut art of a Brutalist bent. (⊙_◎)
For exemplification, here are art projects compared to Tokyo street “installations”…
Our other coverage of concrete “art” of Japan includes:
Can you remember the Japanese WTF Goods (3Yen 2012-02-01)—the infamous mouth exerciser?
Well, our friends at “Mondo Mascots” found the perfect boyfriend for Miss Mouth on the left, BoobooMan!
Our previous “mouthy” reports include: