This parade of painted dildos1/Kokeshi2 dolls is the stuff of dreams…bad dreams.
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.
As if Japan already didn’t have enough makeup*…
Nobumichi Asai’s new work, Omote Real-time face tracking and projection mapping,
shows you how a the face of a model can drastically change with “electronic makeup. … 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.
Previous 3Yen reports of Japan’s over-the-top makeup—aka street kabuki
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…
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)
Here’s just your average Japanese obsan/housewife with a cosplay “hobby”…
ミドOMI（腐） pic.twitter.com/QNY4csNeKi –OMI と 化郎 (@OMI_KERO)’s twitter June 2, 2014
The winner at Sunday’s the Yokosuka Curry Festival 2014 was Alien Tomato Curry!
You might remember that last March (3Yen / 2014-03-09) Japanese soccer had big ruckus about racist banners that were hung up at the stadium reading “JAPANESE ONLY” (see right).
Well now it’s “JAPANESE ONLY” all over again—Peaceful resident aliens were ejected from a Japanese baseball game yesterday!
片岡K @kataoka_k : NHK野球中継で面白いプレー来た。 pic.twitter.com/kOcS8BoZU3
Security services have determined the identities of the mistreated aliens—Details in our COMMENTS section…
Japan’s Ministry of Silly Walks* offers for your pleasure…
Yesterday was the grand Oiran/Hooker Parade of Tokyo’s Asakusa temple–cum–pleasure district.
The cosplaying ladies shown below are pretending to be Oiran (Wiki), or high-class courtesans/hookers, and they reenact the grand Oiran Dochu, the parade around the pleasure quarters of Tokyo’s Yoshiwara district (Wiki).
Ok, let’s get a close-up of the hooker’s Cruel Shoes (3Yen / 2012-06-06)…
View videos of yesterday’s hooker parade and the cinematic version of the Oiran Parade in our COMMENTS section…
See more Japanese Cruel Clogs (3Yen / 2012-05-27) , and learn about how Japanese girls are short but really…(3Yen / 2009-10-09).
His earrings are golden.
His name is Eijiroh Miyamae (age 80), aka Boshi Ojisan (“Hat Man”) or Harajuku Ojisan (). Some people say he used to be a postman but he always wanted to be an actor. Others say he is a true artist, of the Outsider/Intuitive School:
• Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne*
Miyama, Eijiro (1934), Japan
Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne
—Eijiro Miyama was born in Mie Prefecture, Japan. A loner, he never married and has always led a wandering sort of existence. He has had various jobs, notably as a day labourer in the construction industry and as a lorry driver. When he was around fifty-five, he settled in one of the boarding houses for impoverished working men in Yokohama’s Kotobuki district…
…One day, about ten years ago, Eijiro Miyama walked around with a cup of instant noodles on his head. People turned to stare as he went by. This act, provocative and liberating, gave him a huge feeling of exaltation. He gradually created eccentric headgear that he adorned with toys and sundry objects found discarded at flea markets…continues…