There is nothing wrong with your screen. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper.
For the next 48 hours, sit quietly in your airline seat and we will control all that you see and hear.
We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your screen. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to — the outer limits of MY VACATION IN THE REAL WORLD…
This parade of painted dildos1/Kokeshi2 dolls is the stuff of dreams…bad dreams.
This years parade in Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture (www.city.osaki.miyagi.jp..) in the north of Japan was its 60th anniversary. A hinky time was had by one and all.
For more information about these dolls, refer to:
1 urbandictionary.com/define…kokeshi doll and the connection to this phallic-shaped doll with a bulbous penis head and no limbs.
At the FIVB Women’s World Grand Prix volleyball finals in Tokyo today, Japan’s Yuki Ishii spikes the ball…FIERCELY.
Japan’s own invention (Wiki) —Instant death in a cup— is finally attracting attention the love it deserves for its extruded soft wheat flour with no vitamins or other nutritional value, laden with MSG, deep fried in saturated-fat palm oil to maintain its spirochete shape and served in a broth choked with salt, lard and preservatives—OISHI(YUM)!
Instant noodles: Heart disease in a cup?
…The study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, found that eating instant noodles two or more times a week was associated with cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder that can raise the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes …
…Mary Gocke, director of nutrition at the Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook.
The preservatives in most containers of instant noodles — combined with their packaging, usually in styrofoam cups — creates a “perfect storm” that can have a serious impact on the body, says Gocke, a registered dietitian. “Besides being carcinogens, they’re neurotoxic, and on top of that they’re endocrine disruptors” … ...more...
Other 3Yen reports of deadly Japanese ramen include:
As if Japan already didn’t have enough makeup*…
Nobumichi Asai’s new work, Omote Real-time face tracking and projection mapping,
shows you how a the face of a model can drastically change with “electronic makeup. … continues on….A Rinkya Blog 2014Aug18:
Would you put some “electronic makeup” on?
OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING. from something wonderful on Vimeo.
Previous 3Yen reports of Japan’s over-the-top makeup—aka street kabuki
@pianistkantaku—The coin lockers in the Nagoya City Science Museum have Intelligent Design!
“Den4,” the 3Yen’s correspondent-at-large reports of…
I love how Japan’s loony right-wing celebrates Loser Day (Surrender of Japan) with a giant cosplay parade.
Right-wing cosplayers visit Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni shrine to commemorate Japan’s surrender in World War II on August 15, 2014 on the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II.
Tokyo is making good progress in preparing for their hosting of the 2020 Olympics…
Other 3Yen reports about Japan’s “Special Olympics” venues and architecture include:
Japanese Candy Strippers*—Ya gotta love ‘em.
*As opposed to Candy Stripers.