Increasingly, Japanese news reports say the answer is, “Yes.“
One of our long-time readers, “Johnny Yen” thoughtfully writes to us:
The only Japanese word you need to understand this video is UNKO (poop)!
Official Japanese website (machine translation)
The short video above is a promo for the launch of Japanese children’s’ book “Shiritori Unko (Endless Poop)”:
♪ Shiritori Shit that follows shit ♪ …… endless poop ♪ Confucius puppy. Let Dashikiro this shit to get!
Also check out the previous 3Yen report:
Ahhh, the strange and wondrous finds on the streets of Japan that you can happen across. This tweet shows the grim aftermath of beginning beauty school students: Heads will roll…
I have covered photos of Japanese practice mannequins many times before here on the 3Yen. By law, Japanese beauty school students must practice several months on dummy heads before attempting to cut a person’s hair. This law leads to a huge number practice heads being thrown out as well as a lot of creative “repurposing” of creepy heads in Japan such as:
. . . • We Cut Heads
. . . . . (3Yen / 2011-04-20) →
. . . • Haircut heads turn into ‘grow heads’
. . . . . (3Yen / 2011-02-03)
. . . • Let’s kakashi/scarecrow!
. . . . . (3Yen / 2007-08-16) ↓
Wait a minute…Barber snowmen are too, too real and scary, hee, hee, hee.
“Kawatebukuro” — Doughboy starfish
(diameter about 20cm)
()starfish that live in coral reefs and sandy tropical waters.
Difference (coral food often) and starfish other, it seems mainly eat the microorganisms of the seabed.
It is the starfish still when viewed from the back side.
All spiffed out in pretty pink blazers, the boys of Nippon Sports Science University show off their skills for working in the mid-20th Century. Wo0t!
University Festival promotes synchronized walking in Japan
CBS News | Nov 15, 2013
….students at Nippon Sports Science University have taken walking to a whole new level …
…3 days per week the exercises to get them in shape for the dazzling performances. Their practice forced them to walking up to 1,200 kilometers (720 miles) in total – roughly the distance from Paris to Rome.
The captain of the team…23-year-old Keiko Suzuki said…
“We all mastered this highly disciplined training and made it our habit to stick to strict rules. I believe this experience will be an asset as we enter into the job market” …
This impressive performance of synchronized walking is called Shudankodo (集団行動), which in Japanese means “Collective Action” …sort of like the Borg Collective (Wiki).
The shortest skirts worn by Japanese schoolgirl are found in Kyoto—averaging 27 cm (10½ iinches) above the knee according to this “scientific” study that was broadcast recently on Japanese TV.
When the always-delightful friend of the 3Yen, Yuumi-chan, sent the above TV screenshot to me this morning. She added that the survey was wrong because, “Typically, this is the shortest.” ↓
Nikko Monkey Corps disbands
—Foreign monkey men have returned home, nuclear accident blamed—
Mainichi Newspaper / August 16, 2013 (goofy Google Translate)
The final curtain is dropping on the Nikko Monkey Corps (nikko saru gundan), the famous monkey school in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture at the end of the year because lack of foreign trainers. Nikko Monkey Corps had been highly visited theme park…but after Fukushima nuclear accident the foreign trainers abruptly ran back to their homeland. In addition, the Monkey Corps was aging thus making training difficult…
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…after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, there was a shortage foreign trainers since they all returned home. To teach the monkey tricks difficult and monkeys can be gay, was aging [sic]. (loose Google Translation)
As I have said many times before here on the 3Yen: “Saru mo ki kara ochiru!”….
Previous monkeying around on the 3Yen include such fun as:
• Shaft up her monkey’s butt… (3Yen / 2012-03-15)
• Swinging Shibuya Monkey Girls! (3Yen / 2007-02-17)
• Panky, Panky, Panky… ↓ (3Yen / 2007-09-09)