Japan’s Santa-san or Santa Kurosu is No.1!

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is №1/Ichiban in the whole world!

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Japanese man crowned World’s Best Santa at 2014 Santa Winter Games
RocketNews24 | 2014/11/28
In the mining town of Gällivare, located in the Swedish section of Lapland…[contestants gathered] to determine who was the World’s Best Santa
Japan’s very own Kohei Yamashita who emerged victorious bringing his nation its first ever World’s Best Santa title....more

Why a skinny, 35 year old, unemployed, Japanese guy is the said-openWorld’s Best Santa,said-closed is beyond me, but it’s interesting, ain’t it?

24/7 softball tournament … only in Japan

With Japan’s problem of negative population growth along with the aging and depopulation of rural areas, has resulted in empty school districts and a lot of excess equipment.
However, Japan’s tradition of imaginative scarecrows* still is going strong. The Japanese sign and tents shown below proclaim that this is a, said-open24-hour Softball Tournament.said-closed
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昨日の夜はBBQをやってるのかなーと、今日の昼はこんなとこでソフトボールやってるのかなーと、昼2回目に通ったときはカカシがまじっとるなーと、3回目通ったときに全部カカシやないかい!!!と — がっちゃん ‏@gattyann21 16 Nov 2013

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近所の畑のカカシがすごいことになってた。深夜にたまたま見つけたんで死ぬほどビックリした。これは怖い。怖すぎる。カラスとか来ねえ。もっというと人間ですら近づきたくねえ。なんだこのセンス。すごいぞマイタウン — 青木潤太朗 (@aokijuntarou) 2014, 11月 23

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Other fun Japanese Kakashi/scarecrow reports on the 3Yen include:

Miss International Embarrassment

It’s that time of the year again for the Miss International bimbo-beauty pageant, which this year is being held on November 11th in Tokyo.
See the official photo gallery at: http://miss-international.org/eng/photo-gallery

"Miss Japan Lira Hongo parades during the national costume event…"

At least Miss Japan doesn’t have to wear a "national costume" embarrassment like Miss USA and Miss Nicaragua {snark , snark}.

Japan’s Halloween

Happy ‘Obon’ AKA Halloween?

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Body of a Courtesan in nine stages of Decomposition; by Kobayashi Eitaku, c. 1870.

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See many more Japanese Halloween photos in the Comments section…

Get on the Halloween Party Train! Yokohama’s Chinatown to Tokyo’s Shibuya

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Every Halloween for the past 30 years or so, the gaijin/aliens (foreigners) of Tokyo have had a tradition of getting roaring drunk in costume and then turning a couple of cars of the Yamanote commuter line into a “party train” much to the chagrin of sad-sack salarymen.

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Please party on the train!
     (3Yen / 2008-11-01)

  
And, what’s the quickest way to ruin kinky fun? Legalize it

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On the Tokyu Line between Yokohama’s Chinatown and Tokyo’s Shibuya districts, Tokyu Corporation chartered their own official Halloween Party Train and ruined a lot of the clandestine fun, meh.
To learn more about the original, evil-alien, Halloween Party Train refer to:
   • Japan’s Halloween (3Yen / 2014-10-30) Not posted yet
   • wikia.com/wiki/Yamanote_Halloween_Train

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)