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CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:20AM JST
I find this show offensive and boring beyond belief. Rather than celebrate the cultures and the places this fool visits, he parades himself as the focus and forces us to endure an endless stream of his superior and shallow commentary, a sad example of the american "star" focus rather than showing the beauty and the special character of the places he visits like other decent travel and variety shows can and do who are much much better. I was very sad to see this creep back on the air.
Posted in: CNN bringing back Anthony Bourdain's hot series
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:18AM JST
So called "live action" versions of anime which is a fine and real part of modern Japanese visual culture are a waste of time to make and to watch. They never deliver the story as well and never will. I wish they would stop this endless attempt to drag a fine form of media into another.
Posted in: Cast photos released from live-action 'Lupin III' movie
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:17AM JST
Truly a waste of time to watch such trashy shows trying to make a triumph out of some of the shoddy and shallow so called amrerican 'culture'. I am so glad we have evolved a bit from those days shown in this show.
Posted in: Millions ready for 'Mad Men' final season
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:15AM JST
I am sick to death of other nations endlessly interferring with Japan's honouring of traddition. It is NO ONE's business what they do with their own country and their own history. Their history belongs to them, just as China and Korea's history belongs to them. No one attacks China for honouring the memory of some of the monsters like Mao who were responsible for millions of deaths in their own countries....and for Korea's past military attacks on others. The past is the past, and is no reason to try to control or attack Japan today. It is as deep part of their culture to honour the dead and to venerate their sacrifices. Japan embarked on a serious effort to expand on the world stage just as did Britian, France, Germany, Russia and Spain over and over and over yet only Japan gets attacked now, in another show of quiet racism and elitist focus. They like others made mistakes and there were excesses for which they have unlike other nations appologized. I have not heard Germany or the US or Britian applogizing for the terrible attacks they made on each other's cities and civilians or the attacks savage beyond belief that they made on Japan's cities during the war. Let us set the past aside, allow all to honour their lost as they wish and live in the present. China and Korea should mind their own business.
Posted in: Cabinet minister visits Yasukuni shrine
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:10AM JST
It is a matter of national policy for them to do as they wish. I am sorry to hear about the deaths. It is tragic. I pray for the peace of the lost. I am so glad they took the task of finding the bodies so seriously so that they can be buried and honoured as is the tradition. That was why so much effort was put into finding the victims that could be found of the tragic tsunami and I was so proud of the army and all for helping in that sad task too. I wish other nations showed such respect for individual lives...and honoured the memory of ancestors so well.
Posted in: Body of missing worker from Okinotori atoll accident found
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:06AM JST
I hope to read soon that they have caught and serverly punished, and I mean really severaly punished this cretin. It is terrible to hear of such meaningless violence. The police should patrol endlessly in that area in plailnclothes and get him fast.
Posted in: 2 children assaulted while on way home from school in Tokyo
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:02AM JST
Whaling is part of life for some people and it is their right to do it with reason. The world has gotten far too extreme in some cases of animal protection and far too careless about others. Whole species are being hunted to extinction because governments cannot or will not control poachers, taking a few whales each year for Japan is their right ..and is none of the world's business.
Posted in: Japan says it has made no decision on 2015-16 whaling
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 04:00AM JST
I am very sorry to hear this for both familiies and for the girl. For the monster who killed her, NO sympathy from me ever. He deserves to suffer in Hell forever. He had no right to take life from the lady he supposedly loved. None. Ever. And the police need to seriously study their enrollment testing, i am sure they are thinking hard about it already, for they will feel deep sorrow that such a monster could have crept into their usually fine ranks of men and women. I hope for reform if needed, peace for the families and a better life for the lady when reborn.
Posted in: Cop commits suicide after killing policewoman
CrisGerSanApr. 15, 2014 - 03:55AM JST
Reasonable people are saddened by the depths of evil that can happen in daily life but other than being reported there is not much reasonable people can say other than being very sorry for the survivors and for the victims, and I pray that they find peace.
Posted in: 3 family members, one relative found dead in Aichi
CrisGerSanApr. 05, 2014 - 05:30AM JST
It has been clearly stated by leading american nuclear experts who tested the region after the earthquake that there IS NO danger, and no lasting effects and people should be allowed to move back. the rumor mongering and fear mongering is sad to see.
Posted in: Small tsunami waves reach Japan after Chile quake
CrisGerSanApr. 05, 2014 - 05:29AM JST
The attempts to make Live Action versions of anime are absurd and silly. They will never work and are a waste of time and money.
Posted in: Live-action 'Attack on Titan' film casts lead role, sets filming location and start date
CrisGerSanApr. 05, 2014 - 05:28AM JST
This is insanely absurd. It IS the SEA OF JAPAN, and will be forever. making books in one state say one thing is just silly beyond belief. It is like saying the Moon is made out of cheese because we say so.
People never fail to amaze me when they can be fooled by such absurd lobbying by an aggresive and foolish people like the Koreans. I am just going to totally ignore this and it will be the Sea of Japan for my international work group and any members who object can be removed. Nuff said. Move on to real news.
Posted in: Addition of Korean name for Sea of Japan becomes law in Virginia
CrisGerSanMar. 28, 2014 - 11:11PM JST
I am very sorry to hear about this. The system allows for a lot of access that lets students approach teachers more freely than Western Schools, it is a sad thing to see that causing a teacher harm.
as for the night schools, part time, that is honourable for those who are honourable...and sadly there are low life kids in schools everywhere just like other aspects of life, not just Japan. I hope the teacher recovers and the kid is punished fully.
Posted in: Okayama student arrested for attempted murder after stabbing teacher
CrisGerSanMar. 26, 2014 - 06:00PM JST
There is absolutely noting wrong with honours. The naysayers could better be spending their efforts DOING their own jobs if they are in government rather than wasting our time and their energy complaining. History venerates honours and people who recieve them are better for it. Time for the socalist facade to be exposed as the shallow failure of recent history and the true and traditional standards supported. They never did go away.
Posted in: Australian PM under fire over knights and dames
CrisGerSanMar. 26, 2014 - 05:56PM JST
Wonderful news. so nice to see.
Posted in: Spring arrives in Japan with first cherry blossoms
CrisGerSanMar. 26, 2014 - 05:53PM JST
This is another US liberal propaganda story, Obama who is the worst president in american history with zero respect internationally due to his total lack of maturity or real statesmanship can't bring together anyone. Any meetings happening are happening because it serves the people involved and I am sure they tolerate Obama because it is useful. I am so sorry to see such lack of decent leadership in the US at the moment. We just must hope for better to come.
Posted in: Obama brings Abe, Park together for talks
CrisGerSanMar. 10, 2014 - 07:59AM JST
Punish the offenders ..re name the school AFTER the dead kid. that will show them the system means business.
Posted in: 7 high school students face charges over suicide of classmate
CrisGerSanMar. 10, 2014 - 07:52AM JST
I have no idea people today were so dumb that they would believe a con scheme like Bit coins would NOT be crooked. Real money is real money. Funny money is funny money. You can't just CREATE new money not based on anything of value to back it up. Sad but really stupid.
Posted in: Online sleuthing by Mt Gox dispossessed throws up few clues
CrisGerSanMar. 10, 2014 - 07:45AM JST
Yes it is clearly a modern effort by China to encroach on ALL of its neighbors hoping at least some of these efforts will pay off. Japan is the strongest of the neighbors to stand up for its own territory so China has found its hijacking policy is not going to work. they just have not realized it yet. I guess it takes time for the Paper tiger to realize it's roar is all it has going for it, there is no substance for their efforts.
Posted in: Japan scrambles jets against Chinese military planes
CrisGerSanMar. 08, 2014 - 02:37AM JST
In case anyone wonders the United States is currently undergoing a massive effort to push "minority" issues on every front. It is beyond silly, as the negro population of the USA is barely 19% of the total population yet because of clever marketing and political power building, everywhere in media and the news you see the coloured issue pushed in every conceivable form including movies. Time to move on and get back to reality where things re in realistic proportion. Slavery has been a part of human history for thousands of years. Gladly it is mostly gone now. It is hardly a subject that is edifying to focus on and I am very tired of the attempt at excessive entitlement that it is being used to justify massive focus on a small group of people who like everyone have to earn respect and carry the daily load of work and contribution that we all do. No one is promised a extra hand up in life, we all have to earn what we desire. Time to stop this parade of favoritism.
Posted in: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture; 'Gravity' gets 7 Oscars; McConaughey, Blanchett take acting honors
Apr. 19, 2014 - 06:58PM JST
Ahh, of course, the favorite of world journalists, the stereotypes of weird, perverted, strange Japanese folk…
Posted in: A fetish for full body suits in Japan
Apr. 19, 2014 - 06:56PM JST
Start with equal pay and follow it up with strict regulations and penalties for sexual harassment…
Posted in: It is urgent that Japan establishes a society where women shine. To do that, we have to boost measures to support households with children, and to build infrastructure to help women actively participate in society.
Apr. 19, 2014 - 06:51PM JST
....Why does the article specify that it's a "woman doctor"? Like wtf are you trying to…
Posted in: 78-year-old woman dies after X-ray at hospital
Correct me if I am wrong Shinzo Abe went out of his way to afford Russia…
Posted in: Russia to boost military presence on disputed Kurils
Apr. 19, 2014 - 06:48PM JST
Unfortunately, I was given an injection for inducing the birth of our first son but the…