Help wanted: 1,000 Ninja Wanted by the Hilton Odawara Hotel HiltonOdawara.jp | 2015Feb22
…We will recruit 1,000 ninja who can join us for an event for both adults and children—Take part in a ninja experience on April 25 (Saturday) in Odawara”…
Breaking remarkable new ground, Japan’s Consumer Agency has ruled non-alcohol beer can be labelled a health food.
Japan’s largest newspaper, the Yomiuri Shimbun (right), reports that the courts found that the promotion of non-alcohol beer did not contribute to underage drinking. The official ruling said that breweries could label the so-called “free” beer (above left) as a help in maintaining and improving health in accordance with Japan’s Health Promotion Law. R-i-i-ight.
The Gundamguy blog describes this as a, Life-Size Statue of the RX-78-2 Gundam at the Jed’s Island Resort on the McArthur Highway, Calumpit, Bulacan in The Philippines. The resort has other mecha statues too [more photos].
Without all the fcuking trash and clutter, here’s what Tokyo would look like cleaned up…
Without Ads Or Billboards, Here’s What The Streets Of Tokyo Would Look Like The Huffington Post 02/13/2015
…French graphic designer Nicolas Damiens reveals just how critical ads are to the character of a metropolis by showing how surreal the space would look without them. In his series aptly titled “Tokyo Without Ads,” Damiens strips the buzzing Tokyo streets of any and all ads. The result is nearly unrecognizable…more photos…
AFP|2/8/2015(wacky Google Translate) Chocolate spa in Japan for Valentine’s Day
The Yunessun Hakone hot spring resort filled their baths with chocolate, yum, and dozens of Japanese enjoyed hot-tubbing in chocolate for Valentine’s Day.
Previous reports of Japanese fun spas on the 3Yen include:
• Chocolate-covered bathing at hot spring resort (3Yen / 2008-02-15)
• Cup Ramen spa—Pastafarian Baptism (3Yen / 2008-04-19)
• ‘living in a kimono, sitting in primordial waters…’ (3Yen / 2007-11-18)