Japan’s Ayumi Morita can’t get no [therapeutic] satisfaction from a trainer during her tennis singles match at the 2014 Australian Open tourney in Melbourne on the 16th of January (2014)–-via
–(Photo credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
All spiffed out in pretty pink blazers, the boys of Nippon Sports Science University show off their skills for working in the mid-20th Century. Wo0t!
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University Festival promotes synchronized walking in Japan
CBS News | Nov 15, 2013
….students at Nippon Sports Science University have taken walking to a whole new level …
…3 days per week the exercises to get them in shape for the dazzling performances. Their practice forced them to walking up to 1,200 kilometers (720 miles) in total – roughly the distance from Paris to Rome.
The captain of the team…23-year-old Keiko Suzuki said…
“We all mastered this highly disciplined training and made it our habit to stick to strict rules. I believe this experience will be an asset as we enter into the job market” …
This impressive performance of synchronized walking is called Shudankodo (集団行動), which in Japanese means “Collective Action” …sort of like the Borg Collective (Wiki).
Expel the Foreign Barbarians!
Kabukicho, Tokyo’s vibrant “entertainment’ district, the longtime home of Tokyo’s purveyors of sleaze and red-light services is due for yet another cleanup…of evil foreigners. Most of these “foreigners” servicing a completely Japanese clientele have permanent residency (Japanese Green Cards) or were born in Japan and cannot be “cleared out” legally.
Terrorism fears could mean end of Kabukicho in run up to 2020 Olympics
The Tokyo Reporter | 2013/09/18
…the Kabukicho red light district, which is located a few kilometers north of the proposed location for the National Stadium, may just have may be the target of yet another clean up.
“Right now,” says an official from within the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, “Kabukicho is filled with troublemaking Africans and Chinese…the red-light district will be the ideal place in which to harbor terrorists.
“… various unruly foreign groups will need to be cleared out,” says the aforementioned official. “The completion of the plan will coincide with the 2020 Olympic Games.”
“Gaijin go home!”
“Foreigners leave!” banner in Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station (3Yen 2005-06-18)
JAPAN WON! Wo0T!
THE TOKYO TWAT™ IS A REALITY!
The International Olympic Committee announced today that the Tokyo will host the radioactive 2020 Olympics (LA Times | 2013Sept08) .
Joke/parody thanks to Olympic.org
3Yen / 2012-10-31: Japan’s newest sexy…
Tokyo Welcomes Foreigners to the 2020 Olympic Games. Bring money. ~via Shogannai’s twitter
From left to right, an explanation of the quotes of Japan’s top political leaders shown in the above poster are as follows:
•”No Muslim” — Anti-Muslim comments about the Olympics by current Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose.
•”No Black, French, Chinese or Korean” — The constant themes of Shintaro Ishihara, current member of parliament, leader of the the Japan Restoration Party and former Tokyo Governor (a position of power almost equal to the Japan’s prime minister) who served for more than 13 years.
•”Sex slaves are available” — Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto repeated and un-retracted comments from earlier this year.
•”Learn from the Nazis” — Japan’s current Deputy Prime Minister and former PM, Taro Aso, in recent praise for Nazi militarization tactics.
With radioactive Cesium 137 (half-life 30.17 years—one of the most biologically hazardous components of radioactive waste and nuclear fallout) leaking out of the crippled Fukushima power plant (thediplomat.com 2013/09/06), a Japanese professor pushing radioactive ‘Hide and Seek’ for the planned Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Japanese professor pushes for Hide and Seek at the Olympics
The Telegraph | 05 Sep 2013
At 64, Yasuo Hazaki admits he may no longer have the speed of an Olympic athlete, but guile is as important an attribute in his chosen sport – competitive hide-and-seek – and he is lobbying for it be included in the 2020 Games. Prof. Hazaki set up the Japan Hide-and-Seek Promotion Committee in 2010 and the organisation has around 1,000 members…more….
UPDATE: ‘Hide and Seek’ is a fake “weirdo” Japan story!
Photo details at 3Yen 2012-08-10
…To suck your brains.
And, that alien realm is called “Japan.”
The-rest-of-the-story in our Comments section…
Here are a few “racy” Japanese fashion victims spotted in the news…
gettyimages.c0m | 2013-June16: Race Queens of Japan’s TeamSubaru BRZ GT entertain their fans during the Summernats Exhibition at Malaysia Japan GT Super Series at Sepang International Circuit…
Last year we told you all about Osaka’s sewer swimming in our report: ‘Dive Dotonbori’ (3Yen 2012Mar24).
As shown on the left, folks in Osaka Japan love to jump off the downtown Dotonbori bridge into the toxic slime of the canal to celebrate the wins of the local baseball team, the Hanshin Tigers.
Osaka takes plunge with canal pool
The Japan Times | 2013/05/22
…getting roaring drunk and jumping, or falling, into Dotonbori Canal after either a Hanshin Tigers victory or a wild night out in neighboring Shinsaibashi will be less risky, healthwise…plans are moving forward to build an 800-meter-long swimming pool in the heart of the canal…the world’s largest outdoor swimming pool…more…
Covering the news of the sumo world yesterday, a charming Fuji TV newscaster makes a small point… and then realizes it.
Embiggen the small point to 640×360 px.
Friend of the 3Yen, Mulboyne reports that the new nickname for Japan’s women’s Olympic ice hockey team has been unveiled.
Amusingly for such a dentally-challenged sport as hockey, the team’s new name is “Smile Japan.”
Yomiuri.co.jp/sports in Japanese—goofy Google Translate