Bearing the days

 
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Like Kumamon, this is my pattern every four days for the six month long Tokyo death-summer, grrr.

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Bar, meet boner.

Breaking the bar on Asian stereotypes…

Japanese pole vaulter’s penis gets in his way at Olympics
nydailynews.com |NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Monday, August 15, 2016
Well, that’s a hard way to go out.
First, Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita’s leg touched the bar; then what’s in between his legs touched it, too, knocking it loose from the 5.3 meter heightmore...

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WE WANT YOU (to fight Godzilla)

This supposedly is a recruitment poster for the Japan’s Self-Defense Forces who are, Looking for people who can defeat Godzilla.

 
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I figured the above poster was just a Photoshop—But nope, it’s real. So, I helped Goji-chan make something more over-the-top.
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A few of our many previous reports of Godzilla include:

 

 



X-mas in August?

Santa brings her hot gifts in mid-August mega-heat at the massive Comiket 90’s cosplay event, which always Japan’s biggest of the year.

 
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Sankaku Complex | 2016-Aug-14
Comiket 90, Day 2 “The Epitome of Cosplay!”

 

 


 

Getting inked — Japanese electrophilia

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KOM_I, aka Kyoko Koizumi inked herself for the August issue of the Rolling Stone Japan, which features the Japanese electronic music–cum–electrophilia* group “Wednesday Campanella” (水曜日のカンパネラ).

*Watch this music video if you think I’m joking about electrophilia.

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Japan’s Eco Pig Dragon

Eco Pig Dragon seems to be Kumamon Bear's newest buttbuddy.

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たくさんのお友達と会えて嬉しいモン!お友達に負けんよう、ボクもPRがんばるモン!みなさん、くまもとの夏の旅も楽しんではいよー☆ — くまモン【公式】 (@55_kumamon) July 3, 2016

Translated-from-Japanese-by-Bing To meet with your friends, I’m happy Mon! PR do my best friends won’t lose so I Mon! Travel to Kumamoto, your summer fun is good!☆

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Welcome to Kenmin Kingdom of Noodly Nippon

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Anthony d'Avis (@ozAntinnippon) June 25, 2016

 

(Goofy Google Translate of Wiki): Kenmin Foods Co., Ltd. of Kobe is a rice noodle manufacturer that is best known for its “Welcome to the Kenmin Kingdom” ad campaign. Kenmin’s ads are known for their eerie content and surreal product image.

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Steampunk Anpanman?

Monster truck, submarine, steampunk Anpanman: Why not?

steampunk-anpanman 【コンデレ】HIROFUMIXさんの『ワイルドアンパンマン号』。愛と勇気に溢れてます。ブラボー!富士通 乾電池提供 ミニ四駆ジャパンカップ2016 東京大会1コンクールデレガンスより。 — ミニ四駆(タミヤ) (@mini4wd) June 22, 2016

translated by bing[Condre] HIROFUMIX’s wild Anpanman issue. Filled with love and courage. Bravo! Fujitsu Batteries offer Mini Japan Cup 2016 East…Concours d’Elegance.

 
“Anpanman” is one of the most popular anime series with young children in Japan. Anpanman characters appear on virtually every imaginable children’s product, from clothes to video games to toys to snack foods. The Anpanman books have collectively sold over 50 million copies. –Wikipediaanpanman

 
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BEWARE OF MAD POLES!

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Everything in Japan needs a special mascot, even angry poles.

 
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‘Hail Mary: The Formation Book for the Mr. Untouchable’ of Japan

A long-time friend of the 3Yen reports…

So there's now a Japanese fashion magazine called Hail Mary: The Formation Book for Mr. Untouchable.
sublight-monster—The Hopeful Monster (@SublightMonster) 2016-06-08

 

hail-maryThe official website of “Hail Mary” for mens fashion describes its mission as:

…a Formation book for 'Mr. Untouchable' ... who wants to be the real man with intelligence and wild (sic) like James Bond or Indy Jones.″