The quickest way to insult a Japanese is to say they’re Korean and vice versa. The two groups despise each other. So, you can imagine how horrified the the Japanese reporter in this news segment was to find K-pop being promoted at the Japanese government sponsored “Cool Japan” Expo in Paris.
Of course, how could the French know the difference between K-poop and J-poop?
The Japan Expoo has Korea content
fnn-news.com | 07 / 24 / 2014 (in Japanese)
Japan Expo was held in France Paris at the beginning of July. The Japan Expo of Japanese culture of Europe’s largest but at some of the venues there was a surprising sight—Some booths at the Japan Expo Hall had "K-pop" products on display …more…
Today I spotted Gigantor aka Tetsujin 28-go lurking in my neighborhood in Tokyo’s tony Denenchofu (Wiki) district as shown on right side of the photo below.
SEPARATED AT BIRTH?
Previous Gigantor reports on the 3Yen include:
For the past few days, the newswires have been in a tither about Japan’s “REAL G Next Project“—Japan’s plans build a real moving GUNDAN by the year 2019.
The moving GUNDAM will be ready just in time to protect against the foreign hoards coming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
GUNDAM GLOBAL CHALLENGE
Press Release of July 8, 2014
Take up the challenge of the ultimate dream and make the full-scale GUNDAM move…
You can just just bet that China and Best Korea are shaking in their boots about this “real” GUNDAM, ha, ha.
Some of the many previous GUNDAM reports here on the 3Yen include:
The “Syrian Islamic forces total command” aka the Jihadist rebels fighting in the Syrian War have quite a charismatic leader—Hello Kitty.
According to the report in The Independent , Zahran Alloush, the head of Jaysh al-Islam Jihadist rebels, may be a huge fan of Generalissimo H. Kitty or he just stole the Kitty notepad from charity packages or from aid convoys sent to Syria.
Keizo Shimamoto, the promoter/star of the short horror film Ramen Dreams and his toxic Ramen Burger, his come up with a great way to rid the “Brooklyn Flea (market)” of its hipster infestation.
He’s serving up “Ramen Fries” to go with his stomach cancer causing* Ramen Burger.
ALERT: The Ramen Fries Are Coming
Keizo Shimamoto, creator of the famous Ramen Burger has created the only side dish worthy of being paired with his game changing burger, Ramen Fries. No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, those are straight up wedges of deep fried ramen noodles topped with what looks like a secret sauce of some kind…
*Japan is always in a battle with Korea for the highest rate of stomach cancer in the world (3Yen / 2005-06-24) due in large part because the Japanese suck down so much hot, hyper-salty, MSG-laden, transfat-filled, greasy ramen.
A few of the many previous 3Yen reports of Japanese burger bio-terror include:
Nearly as cute as sumo, these cartoon wrestlers…
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Here’s just your average Japanese obsan/housewife with a cosplay “hobby”…
ミドOMI（腐） pic.twitter.com/QNY4csNeKi –OMI と 化郎 (@OMI_KERO)’s twitter June 2, 2014
Lovedolls with balljoints dressed like girls—Japanese girls dress in balljoint tights to be “Dolly*.”
*Dolly Kei (Wiki) is a style/subculture based on Japan’s distorted view of the Middle Ages and European fairy tales, especially the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. It includes a lot of vintage-style clothing and sometimes has religious symbols. Grimoire is a store in Japan that has been described as ‘the pioneering store behind the Dolly-kei fashion scene’.
Ya gotta love the Japanese news for fun stuff like this dead nurse cum Real Doll®…
Japan woman’s body sent by mail marked ‘doll’
The New Straits Times | 26 May 2014
….detectives were today investigating the case of a young nurse whose corpse was sent …across Japan in a box that claimed to contain a doll.
The body of Rika Okada was found in a storage lock-up in Tokyo.
Investigators also found the 2-metre (6ft 6in) box in which it had been transported from the southern city of Osaka…The delivery service that ferried the package — marked with the Japanese word for ’doll’ — 400 kilometres (230 miles) to the capital had been paid in Okada’s own name. The bill for the lock-up’s short term rental had been settled using her credit card.
Previous 3yen reports of Japanese nurse love and Japan’s passion for lovedolls include:
First there was our report about the Butt biting bug (3Yen / 2007-09-21).Then we told you about the Access for Japanese with big round blue butts (3Yen / 2013-05-26), which was followed by Bluetooth butt burglars (3Yen / 2013-08-04).
And now Japan has a major competition for cutest pudding-like butts: The Puriketsu Contest…
Cute animal bottoms now on display — It’s Shiba Dog Maru’s Puriketsu Contest!
Tokyo Times | 2014may20
The contest is actually of photos of cute animal backsides, or “puri-ketsu”, as they’re affectionately called in Japanese, and it seems the adorable “bum” pictures are pouring in. Yes, it’s the official puri-ketsu championships…Puri-ketsu is a combination of the Japanese words “puri-puri”, an expression which describes something juicy and plump, and “ketsu”, which is an informal way to say buttocks.