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CrisGerSanFeb. 26, 2015 - 06:01PM JST
I am sick and tired of the ultra liberal left and the liberal dominated governemnt and media in the US pushing the racial issue over and over and over. People are people, not races. Get over it. Success comes from quality and there is no guarentee for that chance for success for anyone of any race..you have to work for it. and earn it. No freebies and i wish they would just stop the nonsense of it all. When we can get rid of the national joke of a non president in the US we may see some of this silly race focus go away. I hope so.
Posted in: Civil rights groups to protest Oscars over lack of diversity
CrisGerSanFeb. 26, 2015 - 05:57PM JST
I am not sad to see this series end. It was truly one of the most repetitious and boring series basically had the same story over and over and over..and the main protagonist Naruto was a coarse shallow and frankly ugly non hero. It was and is popular in a certain set both in Japan and abroad but not really for any real quality. There are far far fer better seris being released every season.
Posted in: Naruto art exhibition coming to Tokyo and Osaka with free, new manga for all attendees
CrisGerSanFeb. 26, 2015 - 05:54PM JST
I hope the Prince has a nice time. It is nice that he is appreciated. England had a major influence on the modern path of Japan including among other things, the way Japan drives on the same side of the road as the UK, the focus on the railroad system and british influence on how Japanese Schools are run.
Posted in: Prince William starts first Japan visit with green tea
CrisGerSanFeb. 26, 2015 - 05:49PM JST
I am glad she is ok, and I hope the man gets life without parole
Posted in: Man arrested for kidnapping Kagawa school girl
CrisGerSanFeb. 08, 2015 - 12:14PM JST
Japan like any other country on the planet should have the option to protect its citizens. There is no reason to continue the postwar demeaning constitution for Japan has shown over the following decades that it is fully worthy of being an equal world power to all, with equal powers to protect and further its interests. China and other nations try to demean Japan and keep trying to bring up ghosts of the distant past, but those times are all long gone, and Japan is a fully worth and respectable nation today and its citizens deserve protection and support when needed.
Posted in: Abe wants SDF to be allowed to rescue Japanese citizens in danger
CrisGerSanFeb. 08, 2015 - 12:11PM JST
I would suggest any worthy world leader stay home until we have a real President, Obama is a joke and an insult to the office and to the country, he has shown arrogance and partisan disrespect to all of the other branches of the national Government, fought the States on just bout every issue and tried to force his ultra liberal agenda thru with illegal executive orders that will be immediately repealed and held invalid once he is sent out of office. It is a sad state for a fine democracy to be in but no country is exempt from having occasional frauds as leaders. Nothing our current executive does will have respect and his invitation is not worth considering.
Posted in: Obama invites China's Xi, Japan's Abe for state visits
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:15AM JST
Wow that is a lot of snow. i hope they are all safe and that is great that the army is helping out.
Posted in: Hokkaido town buried under nearly 2 meters of snow
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:13AM JST
I hope she recovers and is better soon.
Posted in: 12-year-old idol singer in hospital after inhaling helium on TV Asahi program
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:12AM JST
They were unwise to go to such a dangerous area and I think the news media should NOT be covering the story they should have a blackout on it and twitter and other social media should black them out as well.
Posted in: Some Japanese see slain hostages as troublemakers
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:11AM JST
I hope she and her new husband are very happy and congrats on the baby.
Posted in: Actress Eriko Sato announces she is married and pregnant
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:10AM JST
I hope they are happy.
Posted in: Johnny Depp marries Amber Heard: U.S. media
It is probably wise to not send active military. it is a very tough situation and will take major intervention to stop the terrorists.
Posted in: Japan says it won't give in to terrorism - but no troops
CrisGerSanFeb. 07, 2015 - 02:09AM JST
Hopefully everyone can get along and see the positive of the situation. I am sure both Abe and the local Government are doing their best. lets support them all.
Posted in: Battle for Okinawa: Islanders face off with Tokyo over bases
CrisGerSanFeb. 03, 2015 - 07:40PM JST
Wonderful to see this custom still is practiced in some forms, thanks for sharing your story about it Yoshimi-san, that was very sweet to hear about i hope you keep doing it :)
Posted in: Pass the beans please
CrisGerSanFeb. 03, 2015 - 07:33PM JST
A good move for everyone esp since we need major players to make games for other things than consoles. Console playing limits player interaction and the PC remains the gold standard for important titles.
Posted in: Sony sells U.S.-based online game unit
CrisGerSanFeb. 01, 2015 - 12:04PM JST
China's attempt to claim the entire area of the South China Sea is a joke. It is amazing how they have even thought they had a chance to seize all of that area without any permission from any of the people who actually own the areas. Japan has stood up to them well and the US has come to be stronger on this too. Clearly China is backing down and is only keeping going for now to save face. In the end they well be utterly defeated and sent home to their own dictatorship prison of a country. In the end that will fall to freedom as well. Just takes time.
Posted in: U.S. would welcome Japan air patrols in South China Sea
CrisGerSanFeb. 01, 2015 - 11:55AM JST
Some extreme factions of he Arab culture are historicaly and currently a sick and twisted and very dangerous, and evil to the core. This is a sad example of their violence and I am very very sorry for the victim's family and for Japan. My deepest sympathy.
the best end for Arab extremism is for the world to band against them and wipe them out. they have had their chance and have showed nothing but anger and aggression to the other cultures for over a thousand years. This is not new. It is just more dangerous because of modern weapons and modern transportation. I hope that the US and Europe and the sane Arab countries will band together to get rid of these evil people.
Posted in: Abe expresses outrage at IS video purportedly showing Goto being beheaded
CrisGerSanFeb. 01, 2015 - 11:48AM JST
It is a bit odd to me that news about WWII Allied actions is featured in a news service for Japan which does not have much reason to appreciate such coverage, aside from those who are interested in history. But you did get the facts correct. It was actually quite a fruitless effort, and decimated an entire squadron of bombers at a time when the US Air effort was just getting going and there was a crying need for such planes in Europe to start the air campaign. It was a PR stunt, and did little damage to Japan itself. The men and the planes would have been much better used elsewhere.
Posted in: 1 of 4 remaining World War II Doolittle Raiders dies at 94
CrisGerSanFeb. 01, 2015 - 11:43AM JST
I am grateful for the coverage of some of anime but why on earth do you keep running stories on the small western oriented fringe of Anime ..Studio Ghibili which is basically Walt Disney comes to japan..and this studio which also does western stories. There is a HUGE anime universe of superb series going back 50 years, and covering hundreds of thousands of titles, hundreds of genres, and containing masterpieces of animation and beautiful art, and story. Please try to broaden your coverage for this is a vital part of Japan's modern visual culture and contains a great deal of very good work much of which is just about totally unknown to your western readers. thanks.
Posted in: Nippon Animation’s upcoming theatrical film 'Sinbad' set for July release
CrisGerSanJan. 25, 2015 - 01:51PM JST
Several things are clear from the posts here. Very few modern ppl outside of Japan seem to understand Japan's long and much respected history as a military power. They had to develop this strength early to face down and defeat China, and still do. They can do just fine if they have to. As for their right to defend their citizens, every nation has that right. The US manufactured and imposed "peace constitution " was created by American forces who did not then and not much now understand or really respect Japan as an equal. Any reasonable person does, and can see that Japan has the rights of any and all nations for self defense and protection of its citizens no matter how misguided they may be in wandering into a deadly war zone with a terrible and bizarre foe. ISL is not a new phenomenon, there have been terrible and extreme radical terror using militants from the moslem empire from their very beginning. What is new in the modern context is the weakness being shown by European powers. I hope that there will be a change soon. Japan has the right to change and I hope it does.
Posted in: Abe briefing document rules out Japan strike on Islamic State
Mar. 06, 2015 - 05:02AM JST
In Toronto if you touch the street with your foot almost all the cars on the…
Posted in: 2 pedestrians killed after minivan hits car; driver arrested
Mar. 06, 2015 - 04:54AM JST
AGAIN!! Japanese mothers are starting to get crazy out here . . . . I hope…
Posted in: Woman arrested for attempting to kill her 13-year-old son
Mar. 06, 2015 - 04:10AM JST
A slap on the wrist would be too lenient, 9 months seems to harsh. How about…
Posted in: German vandals ordered jailed, caned in Singapore
Mar. 06, 2015 - 03:39AM JST
I hate Singapore with a passion they were offered the gift but chose to remain heathens…
Mar. 06, 2015 - 03:22AM JST
As a group I'd love to see the Korea-bashing Kool-Aid imbibers at JT think more critically…
Posted in: U.S. ambassador to S Korea slashed while giving lecture