It’s Seijin-no-hi, Japan’s Coming-of-Age Day (Wiki) when anyone turning 20 years old in the year celebrates by dressing up in fancy kimino and attending boring their reaching the Age of Majority ceremonies. As you can see below, Edward Scissorhands’ sister—no daughter I guess—is really getting into the occasion*.
(See more photos of coming-of-age men in the Comments section.)
Previous 3Yen reports of Coming-of-Age Day in Japan include:
• The usual Disneyland & drunken brawl (3Yen / 2010-01-12)
• A real bash at Coming-of-Age Day (3Yen / 2005-01-11)
• Babes & big black busses (3Yen / 2008-01-15)
The social webs in Japan are all a twitter about this kids show called “Mi-buri TV” on the Yokohama public TV station, TVK—Note the “I LOVE COCK” and “PUSSY” signs on the instructors’ costumes.
UPDATE: The next morning all the videos were pulled by the production company. Saaa, no fun.
of The I-Love-Cock “action” starts at the 0:30 point of the Youtube.
“Move in Gestures – MIBURI TV” is a children’s dance program being broadcast at 6:45 in the morning hosted by Sasuga Minami, one of Japan’s most famous choreographers (and who is wearing the “I LOVE COCK” and “PUSSY” clothing).
Right now various groups of foreign mothers in Japan are in outrage on Facebook–They are banding together to complain to the executive producers of the show.
The official site of “MIBURI TV” is at: tvk-yokohama.com/miburi/en…
Traditionally at New Years women wear a kimono with a shawl of frilly fru-fru fur of fox or rabbit looking like…
However, I was amused to spot this typical-but-nontraditional Japanese muff on today’s twitter …
Kawaii winter muffler by Hanamizz!
RT @gonhanamizz 1/6 releasing! http://t.co/99PrJVYaRP pic.twitter.com/rAfNCC5yQa— Tokyo Fashion (@TokyoFashion)’s twitter December 31, 2013
The new bra vending machine has proven a bust, butt with a bouncy name like FUN FUN WEEK it’s hard to imagine why.
The Asahi Shimbun | Dec. 29, 2013
…Osaka bra vending machine busts, with just seven sales in month. “It must be something that takes time to get used to, but I would like women to see how it feels to buy a bra from a vending machine,” says official…more…
Perhaps the sales problem was the bras were unworn (Refer to 3Yen, 2012Feb12: Risqué business).
See additional photos of the vending machine in the Comments section…
Beautiful photo of Japanese shironuri* artist Minori
RT @cute_minori || — Tokyo Fashion (@TokyoFashion) 2013Dec21
The above photo is part of are Minori’s latest Nature Series, “Rock”. According to her blog (Google Translate) told the photographer Takazawa Teppei that, ‘I have a funny rock, so why not try to make that work?’ Minori in her blog went on to explain…
…I think the history of a rock is like the history of a person.
While still in the magma state do not know its own shape—magma just swallows many things while flowing.
Then it slows and hardens rapidly.
As it continues to be, you become a big lump soon.
As a lump you are similar to the soul, to have thought of yourself, pride, a belief mass…
M * Voyage “Strength” (left) and M * Voyage “Rock” (right)
Photographer, Teppei Takazawa
*:Learn more about the Goth-Lolita spinoff subculture-cum-fashion of shironuri at:
♩♫ Deck your head with boughs of bullpucky… ♬ ♪
The J-pop artist, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (3Yen 2013-10-18), is decked out for Christmas in Zipper magazine, January 2014.
Via kyarychan’s tumblr
♫ Just Put A Ribbon In Your Hair
(for Christmas) listen on Youtube
by Alan Jackson (2003 – Amazon.com) Just Put A Ribbon In Your Hair
Is it a bustier/bustiere* top, or is it a Japanese eye mask?
You make the call (no fair reading the Japanese description or translation).
【アイマスクwhite】 清楚なイメージのwhiteです！ 女の子らしいのが好きなあなたにおすすめです★ ラスト一個！！！hanamizz.fashionstore.jp/items pic.twitter.com/m06wthKkKs— せきやゆりえ (@gonhanamizz) November 24, 2013
Nothing says Japanese “Kurisumasu” better than gathering around the toxic waste “Melty Go-Round” Christmas Tree from Fukushima that gently glows in the dark in traditional radioactive colors…
Kawaii “Melty Go-Round” Christmas Tree Debuts at Roppongi Hills —via @TokyoFashion’s twitter
On Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” tour in Tokyo, Sunday, December 1st, she poses for the press with her life-sized, silicone f*ck dolls to promote her promotion of promoting (or something).
Can robots upstage Lady Gaga in Tokyo?
The Japan Times | 2013/12/01
…Lady Gaga, in Japan to promote her new album “Artpop,” was presented Sunday with four life-size dolls resembling her, created using precise anatomical measures and realistic silicone skin…
…The special state-of-the-art dolls were created by Orient Industry in Tokyo, a company that specializes in synthetic “love dolls.”
Previous posts of endless Japanese silicone love include:
• Love dolls for doggies! (3Yen / 2009-10-17)
• Tokyo Disneyland bus full of freakazoids (3Yen / 2009-03-08)
• i-doloids! Love Dolls for Japan (3Yen / 2008-01-04)
• Japanese Pro-Wrestler love dolls (3Yen / 2006-03-03)
Above is a hinky view of the “Kurage Collection” in Tokyo’s Omotesando (Jingu-mae 4-25-10, Shibuya-ku) right behind just of Ralph Lauren’s flagship store in Japan.