Hey, has anyone seen the new Star Wars trailer yet?
The still below from the movie looks gr-r-r-reat, doesn’t it?
pic.twitter.com/nDKDJ7moqP — パトリック・マシアス (@Patrick_Macias) November 28, 2014
Ok, ok, that still is from Japan’s film version of Star Wars, the film “Message from Space” (Wiki) and its TV spinoff “Message from Space: Galactic Wars (宇宙からのメッセージ 銀河大戦 Uchū kara no Messēji: Ginga Taisen).”
Specifically, its a still from episode 3, “Earth Beautiful Messenger,” that aired on TV Asahi (Toei) July 22, 1978 (Sat.) 19:30 ~.
Episode 3’s plot according to the thoroughly demented, goofy Google Translate is…
…When the dragon and balloon is a combat training in space
One aircraft of spacecraft I crash to theta attacked from Gabarasu
Planet theta is the hometown of the Ape Man Ballou
Machine was riding women members Mass in reconnaissance spacecraft from Earth
The purpose of the Mass, the determination of the Earth Federation Supreme Council to father-Gen of Hayato was intelligence personnel
“Earth is not dispatched troops to intercept Gabanasu” It was mission is to inform the Hayato to us will be disappointed whether Abandoned Even though immigrants from the earth, and Suddenly, disappear Ron hair of Sofia appeared in encouragement and “Do not give up” in Brown
Oh …! What are things of that. . ! ! Planet reconnaissance personnel Mass kun, was kidnapped word Woman ninja Kunoi approach to kill the garbled Liu us to Mass in the “ninja-face steal”
However, Hayato is rescued the Mass real, I break the Gabanasu Ninja Corps
is №1/Ichiban in the whole world!
Japanese man crowned World’s Best Santa at 2014 Santa Winter Games
RocketNews24 | 2014/11/28
In the mining town of Gällivare, located in the Swedish section of Lapland…[contestants gathered] to determine who was the World’s Best Santa…
… Japan’s very own Kohei Yamashita who emerged victorious bringing his nation its first ever World’s Best Santa title....more…
Why a skinny, 35 year old, unemployed, Japanese guy is the World’s Best Santa, is beyond me, but it’s interesting, ain’t it?
Japan’s biggest model pantsed in Nagoya Station!
More sexual harassment* for Nana-chan. She was pantsed while she was cross-dressing as Naruto Uzumaki to promote the upcoming movie, The Last: Naruto the Movie [Wiki].
…The giant statue typically changes outfits to mark different occasions and is currently being dressed as Naruto. But recently when Nana-chan was standing tall in her Naruto outfit, someone came by and fully pulled down the mannequin's pants …
— dramafever.com | 2014nov21:
Japan’s most famous mannequin gets depantsed
*Poor “Nana-chan,” Japan’s biggest model and symbol of Nagoya Station—When we last mentioned her in, Sexual harassment is big in Japan (news.3Yen / 2014-07-27), Godizilla was getting grabby with her.
Here’s a geeky Otaku rave in Nakano, Tokyo …
In case you were wondering, the raving otaku are doing the ‘Hot Dog Dance’ from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on the Disney Channel.
Check out this handicapped-parked scooter that’s, JDM* as Hell!
Via @masamania, posted by 386
*JDM means “Japanese Domestic Market” and
refers to the goods and the enthusiast subculture of
cars, motorcycles, and parts that have been
imported from Japan…continued...
Tokyo’s famous “Gundam Front” complex that features a full-sized Gundam statue (3Yen / 2012-06-07), now has a Gundam Cafe offering “Mc.Danield’s (sic) Hamburgers™” in a special “SALT BURGER” variation shown below.
Tokyo’s Gundam Cafe offers Mc.Danield's Hamburgers + special salty one!
— Rinkya (@rinkya) November 20, 2014
Details on the official Gundam Cafe website: g-cafe.jp
Jabba the Hutt* is now big-in-Japan.
He has a great second career as a “talento” and food reporter who goes by the name, "Hikomaro" (imdb.com)
Check out Mr. Sal A. Mander’s slimy Christmas tree below as well our previous warnings including:
- Super Salamander Sex Center—from Japan (3Yen / 2010-07-20)
- Look out Godzilla for the Giant Japanese salamander, “Osanshouo”! (3Yen / 2010-07-20) ↓
(Giant Japanese salamander’s length 2 m. or 6.5 ft.)
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, how amphibian-like are thy branches
RocketNews24 | 2014/11/14
…The Kyoto Aquarium has one of the biggest exhibits of Japanese giant salamanders in the world and they, of course, sell an adorable and cuddly stuffed toy salamander…the controversial Christmas tree is made up of hundreds of the adorable, beige and peppered-black, giant salamander stuffed animals crammed together in the shape of a pine tree..more…
Godzilla doesn’t have a real birthday, but the original film was released on November 3, 1954, so fans like to think of November 3 as his birthday.
embiggen Godzilla, the original party animal
Thanks to wonders of the International Dateline, today is already Halloween in Japan and the cross-cultural shenanigans and miscues are scaring everyone.