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10/15/2014

Everyday and night is Halloween in Harajuku

Halloween is still a couple of weeks away but in Harajuku: Everyday is Halloween.
In the über-trendy fashion district of Tokyo, Shibuya/Harajuku, the Headless Horsemen are enjoying themselves before their big ride on Halloween.

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And for those needing a good Halloween costume…Here’s one that will serve dressing up as the Mummy on Halloween night and as a facial exerciser every night thereafter!
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Facewaver Exercise Mask

Beauty skin sag face stretcher via the Japan Trend Shop… facewaver face stretcher mask

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The 3Yen has reported on several of these amazing Japanese facial exercisers many times before including:
   • Japanese in your face—Sucks and Blows (3Yen / 2014-01-29)
   • Whore-ray faceLift Bra(3Yen / 2013-10-09)
   • Japanese face tune-up (3Yen / 2012-07-07)
   • Japanese WTF goods (3Yen / 2012-02-01)


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10/11/2014

The rise of cosplay = The fall of the economy

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An interest in cosplay should be a key no-no for any job prospect evaluation by human resources, as I have said countless times* here on the 3Yen.

Why the rise of cosplay is a bad sign for the economy
—Dressing up like Wolverine … is probably more fun than scouring the classifieds for menial jobs—
The Week | October 9, 2014
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Continues…


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10/10/2014

FEMM’s Tokyo Takeover

MTV Japan has a real winner wiener here…

F.E.M.M.Far East Mention Mannequins’ Tokyo Takeover, an alternative guide to the Japan’s capital…MTV 81femm-tokyo-takeover_crop

Japan’s MTV has always been the wildly unsuccessful, bastard child of the MTV’s localized channels worldwide. As a whole, MTV doesn’t translate well into Japanese and saccharine J-Pop doesn’t present well in the MTV format.

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Previous 3Yen posts about MTV Japan’s failures include:


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10/9/2014

Global Warming in Tokyo results in…

Global Warming has resulted in the loss of habitat for Polar Bears* as evidenced by the appearance of this bear in downtown Shibuya Tokyo.

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Translation: said-openIf you were allowed to walk the polar bear in Shibuya, this is what it would look like, ha, ha.said-closed

The above polar bear costume was seen walking to a TV interview in Shibuya last night—I guess it’s always best to test your costume fully before Halloween.

Posted by Taro in Cosplay fail, General | 1 Comment »

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8/24/2014

Parade of painted dildos — in Japan of course

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This parade of painted dildos1/Kokeshi2 dolls is the stuff of dreams…bad dreams.

said-openThe parade of Kokeshi dolls is a complete horror.said-closed
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This years parade in Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture (www.city.osaki.miyagi.jp..) in the north of Japan was its 60th anniversary. A hinky time was had by one and all.

For more information about these dolls, refer to:

1 urbandictionary.com/define…kokeshi doll and the connection to this phallic-shaped doll with a bulbous penis head and no limbs.
2 wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokeshi


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8/19/2014

‘Electronic makeup’ … from Japan of course

As if Japan already didn’t have enough makeup*

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Nobumichi Asai’s new work, said-openOmote Real-time face tracking and projection mapping,
said-closedshows you how a the face of a model can drastically change with “electronic makeup.said-closed continues on….A Rinkya Blog 2014Aug18:
Would you put some “electronic makeup” on?

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING. from something wonderful on Vimeo.

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*Previous 3Yen reports of Japan’s over-the-top makeup—aka street kabuki— include:


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8/3/2014

Oh the horror!

Pikavasion has begun…again…in the ‘hama…

The 3Yen’s correspondent-at-large, Den4, reports of this strange invasion of Yokohama on August 2nd.



Further details of the invasion can be found at (rocketnews24.com 2014/07/29):Pikachus overrunning Yokohama in the cutest rodent invasion ever.


Previously posted puerile Pikachu…


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6/15/2014

Pope hats and Pikachu — Japanese fans at the World Cup

At this year’s World Cup, Japanese fans rooting for its Samurai Blue team are showing off Japan’s true talent, weirdass cosplay…

Previous Pope hats posted on the 3Yen include:
  • Japan № 1 in the WTF World Cup (3Yen / 2010-06-18)
  • The AWESOMENESS, Olympic Pope hats (3Yen / 2012-08-02)
  • Pope-hats at World Cup beat all… (3Yen / 2010-06-17)
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6/3/2014

Just your average Japanese…

Here’s just your average Japanese obsan/housewife with a cosplay “hobby”…

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ミドOMI(腐) pic.twitter.com/QNY4csNeKi –OMI と 化郎 (@OMI_KERO)’s twitter June 2, 2014


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5/14/2014

Alien Tomato Curry wins at festival in Yokosuka Japan!

The winner at Sunday’s the Yokosuka Curry Festival 2014 was Alien Tomato Curry!

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「よこすかカレーフェスティバル2014」優勝☆北本トマトカレー食レポまとめ | No:8251 | 北本日記(@kitamoto_nikki) http://t.co/WnLOt10tZ0 pic.twitter.com/ZGiXHqINL5
— 北本日記2号 (@kitamoto_nikki2) May 10, 2014


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