Everyday is Halloween…

Everyday is Halloween in Japan…



Student Hikaru-kun on the street in Harajuku wearing a vintage blazer with two neckties….tokyofashion.com



As I always say, Everyday is Halloween in Tokyo″ (3Yen / 2014-10-31) , (3Yen / 2012-09-13) , (3Yen / 2011-10-29) , etc.
A few of our many previous reports of Japanese Halloween include:



Free WiFi in Tokyo, meh




Via @sxexnxa


Our previous reports of the sad state of Japan’s crappy WiFi include:



T-shirt truth-in-advertising


Skinny Japanese girl’s T-shirt:


  September 24, 2018


That skinny Japanese girl was wearing a “Minimal Form” T-shirt from the Euro brand ZARA…No Engrish involved.

Somehow similarly…
I once took hyper-skinny Japanese sisters on vacation to the Grand Tetons and convinced them to wear The T-shirt.


A few of our many other fun examples of unintentional Japanese truth-in-advertising include:



Are we having fun yet?


Yui on the street in Harajuku wearing a handmade tie dye denim jacket over a "Are We Having Fun Yet" crop top, tie dye denim shorts, painted knee socks, sneakers, a round handbag & colorful accessories #原宿 #Tokyo pic.twitter.com/0bJqedDit1
— Tokyo Fashion (@TokyoFashion) June 12, 2018


Men’s Elephant Pants with a Suck

Japanese does suck when it comes to guy’s elephant pants, ha, ha.

Language Note: “Suck” and ‘sock’ sound the same in Japanese: And, like in British English “pants” means underpants in Japanese.

Previous puerile Pants posts include:



Perfect summer dress for Tokyo

Here’s a perfect summer “dress” for Tokyo’s torrid summer—a seemingly endless five months of more than 30°C (86°F) heat and 90% humidity, arg.

Also, this was on the Japanese news…


“女子陸上のユニフォーム ヤバくないすか?>#何故このデザインにしたのか”@INUIROCKET
“Women’s athletics uniforms, aren’t they?” #WhyDidYouDesignThis


Our previous reports of Japanese swim dressing include:



Mille-feuiille fashion from Japan

Here’s a chic Mille-feuiille (French pastry, see right) from Tokyo’s fashion house, “Comme des Garçons*” that’s being shown now at the Paris Fashion Week 2018.

Click to play youtube.

*The Harajuku fashion house "Comme des Garçons" was the next-door to my former office and I used to hang out with their designers.

A few of our many stories about Japanese fashion victims include:


tokyonama-logoshopTokyonama, importer/distributer of original products from Japan–Geneva/Tokyo


Wreck me, plee-e-ease.



解体中の友達の家にお邪魔 — 美岳 (@_MITAKE_) June 16, 2017


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Also check out our other demolishing reports of:

  • Cruel clogs … red of course (news.3yen.com/2014-04-13/cruel-clogs-tokyos-hooker-parade)
  • World’s tallest demolition machine from Japan (news.3yen.com/2005-10-23/worlds-tallest-demolition-machine-from-japan)
  • Get your Japan news here on the 3Yen one week before… (news.3yen.com/2005-10-30/get-your-japan-news-here-on-the-3yen-one-we)


Delusional-mapping in Japan

This new “Delusional-mapping” T-shirt is a great solution to the general titlessness of the Japanese.


Delusional-mapping T-shirt
(goofy Google Translate of ekodworks.com)
[sic] The “Illusion grid” of this T-shirt is a unique delusional mapping technology inflates the grid pattern on the front with a full breast and creates a sense of volume. There is no doubt that people’s attention will be gathered!? The concept of “the wind that looks swollen at the chest” print T-shirt.


A few of our many previous itty-bitty titty reports include:

  • Cool, fishy, Japanese titties (news.3yen.com/2012-05-10/cool-fishy-japanese-titties/)
  • Japan’s public broadcaster NHK TV apologizes for bad titties (news.3yen.com/2007-01-02/japan-tv-apologises-for-bad-titties/)
  • tiny ‘n’ toxic (news.3yen.com/2007-09-05/tiny-n-toxic/)
  • japanese titty time (news.3yen.com/2006-09-23/japanese-titty-time/)
  • The banned Pokemon episode (news.3yen.com/2006-02-11/the-banned-pokemon-episode/)


Vegging out on shoes

Shoes of fruits and vegetables adorn the cover of this month’s GINZA magazine—a special art piece by Yoshida UNI.



A few of our zillion previous reports Japan’s “cruel shoes” include:

  • Cruelly cute shoes . . . from Japan of course (news.3yen.com/2016-02-18/cruelly-cute-shoes-from-japan-of-course/)
  • Hello Shoes(tm) (news.3yen.com/2015-02-08/hello-shoestm/)
  • Cruel clogs … Tokyo’s hooker parade (news.3yen.com/2014-04-13/cruel-clogs-tokyos-hooker-parade/)