*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…
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.
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.
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?
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!).
Japan’s feverish work over years on its independent Stargate Project has resulted in success!
Imamiya Shrine in Kyoto, like many shrines throughout Japan, has erected a great ring of miscanthus reeds for the “Nagoshi no harae”–Summer Purification Ceremony…more...
Previous 3Yen reports on the Japanese Stargate program include:
• Stargate suddenly opens in Kyoto Japan! (3Yen | 2012-06-29
• Japanese Stargate mysteriously appears (3Yen | 2005-03-18)
• Stargate Mt Fuji (3Yen | 2008-07-02)
• Schoolgirl contemplates the Stargate (3Yen | 2009-06-20)
• Japan’s Stargate survives Earth’s Pole Shift! (3Yen | 2011-04-08)
In celebration of its “Golden Week” national holiday (3Yen / 2006-05-04), Japan has decided to re-start (japandailypress.com / 2013-03-24) all its unrepaired and failing nuclear reactors…
—LDP Renames Golden Week As “Cesium Week” In Honor Of July Reactor Restarts — @DailyGomiuri (@DailyGomiuri) April 28, 2013
Kyødø FauxNews / 2013Apr04
Tajima Motor Corporation, a maker of racing cars, unveils in Shizuoka, central Japan, a prototype shelter made of fiber-reinforced plastic that can accommodate up to twenty people in the event of a space storms (or earthquake-tsunami).
On the official website of Tajima Motor Corporation (goofy Google Translate) we can learn that inside of the rescue “SAFE+” shuttlecraft is equipped with the all-important karaoke disaster countermeasures.
Caption: Shizuoka Prefectural Governor, Heita Kawakatsu and Soichiro Fukutake, president of Benesse Corp., test drive prototype No. 1 of the SAFE+ rescuecraft.