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…
Kumamon, the yurukyara/”loose character” mascot bear of Kumamoto Prefecture, is having his fourth birthday today and stealing all the attention from that hyperactive yellow showoff, Funasshi, the pear mascot (3Yen 2013-07-03) of Funabashi city (See).
Happy birthday to Kumamon, Japan’s favorite regional bear
The Japan Times | March 6, 2014
…Kumamon—a cute red-cheeked black bear—… has arguably become one of the hottest yurukyara…
… on March 12, Kumamoto Prefecture is celebrating his birthday with a five-day Kumamon Tanjosai (birthday festival)…m0Ar!…
Other Kumamon mascot news covered before on the 3Yen includes:
• Creepy ‘Kumamon’ mascot gets crazier
(3Yen / 2013-07-07)
• Japan’s Guinness record for synchronized dork dancing
(3Yen / 2013-01-31)
• Panic disordered characters in the kitchen…
(3Yen / 2012-11-04)
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“King of Otoko (males)” from the planet Kanjani8 were seen cruising the streets of Harajuku, this illuminated intergalatic truckship (promoting the newest release the J-pop band).
Via (Tokyo Fashion© | February 23, 2014)
Who will win Miss Hooterless Japan 2014?
Your vote will determine Miss Hooters Japan 2014! Then, Miss Hooters Japan will go on to compete in the Miss Hooters World Congress to be held in America.
hooters.co.jp/MHJ2014/ (In Japanese)