Thanks the otaku on 2chan.net (Bing Translator)…
— What is Kamen Rider BLACK RX* doing in the toilet?
*Black RX is the evolved form of Kamen Rider Black and is the first Kamen Rider to switch into different forms—in this case the BioToilet Rider, the Super Prince of the Flaming Flocculent Fecal Plume (Wikipedia.org).
Previous 3Yen reports on Kaman Rider include:
• Dork Drinks…from Japan of course (3Yen / 2011-02-25)
• The traditional Nihon “Shocker” (3Yen / 2008-08-13)
• Being your own super hero (3Yen / 2006-04-12)
Have you ever wondered how chocolate Pocky™ pretzels were made?
Wonder no longer.
—グリコ広報 (@glico_PR) March 31, 2014
Besides artisan-made Pocky snacks, previous puerile Pocky posts on the 3Yen include:
• Japan plans for Plutonium Pocky™! (3Yen / 2012-12-29)
• Giant salmon pretzel sticks (3Yen / 2012-04-08)
• Get Pockyed! (3Yen / 2009-07-25) ↓
TEPCO Workers Hold Training for 2014 Hanami Matsuri
pic.twitter.com/M93E0p1laT — Shogannai (@Shogannai)’s twitter
…Santa Claus…embraces a Zebra shark as he* swims with fish inside the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo…
Gawker / 2013dec11
*Note that the Santa who is embracing the shark is a female staff member (3Yen / 2007-12-17) of Sunshine Aquarium wearing heavy waterproof makeup.
She is cross-dressing as Santa Claus in the true spirit of Japanese Christmas (3Yen / 2013-12-05) as you can see in the close-ups of her.
The evil grip of Japanese tentacle sex* (3Yen 2006-04-13) is reaching across the world and is appearing in the oddest places…
You can learn more details about the National Reconnaissance Office’s new tentacle-sex* logo (L) at:
NROL-39 Logo Nothing Beyond Our Reach – Business Insider (Dec. 7, 2013)
Celebrating Japan’s PR coup, the Olympics 2020 to be held in Tokyo now has the perfect promotional commercial.
A Steven Seagal, who has a reputation as an extremely angry guy at times, has been found dead in what the police are calling a “murder suicide.” Luckily…
…the perp of the murder suicide is not Japan’s homeboy bubba buddha, Steven Seagal, but some other angry guy.
Pair’s deaths a murder suicide
The Detroit News | 2013sep29
Police said Sunday two people found shot to death inside a Wixom apartment Thursday died in a murder suicide and domestic dispute.
Steven-Seagal Quang Ly, 40, and the 25-year-old–man…were found inside the Stone Ridge Apartments complex near Pontiac Trail and Beck roads Thursday morning…
…Steven-Seagal Ly is a nationalized citizen who had a reputation as an “extremely angry guy at times.”
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M. O. wrote:
Given the history of the term*, it’s kinda interesting to see it here in Japan…
Well, they did show some sensitivity by spelling coolie* incorrectly.
COOLly does it all!
From the top left, the instructive graphic above reads: ↑
“DRY,” full of purple polka dots, anti-cooties, “SOFTo,”
“COOL,” radioactive, stretchy, sniffs your armpits,
silver infused, full of dead fish, foreigner friendly, and blocks UV rays.
* Coolie 苦 力 (pinyin: kǔlì)
…In 1727 Dr. Engelbert Kämpfer described “coolies” as dock laborers who would unload Dutch merchant ships at Nagasaki in Japan...more…
Long-time contributor to the 3Yen, MARKed TRAIL, just sent us this hot robotics tip…
Here’s a continuation of your story, Finally, Japan invents a *useful* robot (3Yen / 2013-02-15).
What MARKed TRAIL is refering to is the cruel joke that ALL of Japan’s robots failed to help in the nuke plant meltdown (3Yen / 2011-04-05). That is, Japan has spent trillions of both corporate and public money on robot development, but did no have any robots capable of helping in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster*.
Previous posts about Japan’s continued efforts in making useless wanking robots include:
• Japan’s useless anthropomorphic robots
3Yen / 2010-10-15
• 3Yen quoted by BBC & The Independent
3Yen / 2010-07-17
• Wanking automation
3Yen / 2007-08-01 | See right. ↗
Den4, the 3Yen’s correspondent-at-large warns of Alien Slugs!
Where’s Gojira or Ultraman to save the day?
Creative Commons photo credit to the flickr galleries of rhonddawildlifediary and Dick Johnson.
Giant alien slug invades Japan… again
…Japan is currently under threat by Limax Maximus: a giant slug with a distinctive leopard-print skin…can be found increasing at an alarming rate.
As Japanese netizens read the headline, almost unanimously, comments of “It’s Eleking!” echoed like the horrific memories of the nation’s previous encounters with alien slugs…Although, Ultraman had defeated Eleking…it returned several times…more…
Eleking (Wiki) is, of course, a space kaiju/monster from the Japanese TV series, Ultra Seven, and who then reappeared in the series Ultraman Taro ← (Hey, “Taro” is my name!).