Would you wanna try out for the BJ League and ″Bull Fight″ for the national league of Basketball Japan?
…the International Basketball Federation (FIBA)…asigned delegates to help with a task force aimed at creating reforms to Japanese basketball. One such reform involves uniting Japan’s two basketball leagues, the National Basketball League and unfortunately named BJ-League (Basketball Japan League)…
—RocketNews24 2015/06/05: Japan Basketball Association considering prohibiting zone defense to minors
Previous reports of Japan’s fun “BJ” culture on the 3Yen include:
The black bag on the far left of the photo reads:
Any small part of a curve is almost a straight line.
Previous moments of Zen the 3Yen include:
• Yakisoba Zen (3Yen / 2012-03-08)
• “a certain Zen appeal” on the subway (3Yen / 2005-10-12)
• Alien street messages (3Yen / 2005-08-31) ↓
Choices, in Harajuku style…
Note the compromise on her eye color.
You Can Never Have Enough HELLO-KITTY!
All the rest of my fellow aliens/gaijin are all a tither about Flashbak.com‘s Tokyo, Japan 1917-1950: Rare Images Of Love, Loathing And Life…
Q: What goes into those karinto* snacks?
A: POODLE POOP, deep fried.
Once you get past the smell, you have it licked™.
*Karinto is a traditional, sweet and deep-fried, Japanese snack food that is made primarily of flour, yeast, and brown sugar. It has a deep brown and pitted appearance, and takes the form of a short cylinder…aka Poodle Poop (Wiki).CC BY 2.0; by DFTDER
I see your gingerbread house, and I raise you a [gaijin-made] Gundam Optimus Prime! —(@jamieism)
This dekovan (“decoration” van )
leaves me speechless and a little sad*
Perfect for your next Japanese lemon party…
Other 3Yen reports of fun Japanese sausages include:
Japanese concrete policemen vs the UK’s "traffic stoppers" in Leicester — Separated at birth?
Concrete policeman are still a favorite in the countryside of Japan, although most of the statues sadly are slowly being switched to stylized, reflective police silhouettes shown in the bottom photo.