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Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJul. 29, 2015 - 11:45PM JST
Being sincere Babymetal is the first japanese band that make me pay for their songs since I went to Japan in 2015.. I could look forward to see that colaboration with Yoshiki... hell...yeah!!!
Posted in: X Japan’s Yoshiki hints at a possible collaboration with Babymetal
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJul. 09, 2015 - 08:23AM JST
Is easy, put a japanese traditional clothes exhibition... then add some chinese and korean communities... Nationalism roots evoked... racism made!!!
Posted in: Boston museum cancels 'Kimono Wednesdays' after racism protests
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaApr. 20, 2015 - 10:08PM JST
Good for them, hope they can be happy, while the theme of having children is a little hard, while both of them can have them, so there could not be much problem to build a family.
In this case of the homosexual marriage, the hardest point is for the men, they can not have children the natural way, so they can declare they are a marriage to adopt child, so this is where goverment say no-no... but slowly they are winning that right... while the children have the liberty to choose who to love, I think there should not be problem about it...
Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaMar. 04, 2015 - 11:20PM JST
Uber has not much possibilities against Japan bureaucracy... I think Uber had become the "Napster" of public transportation and soon someone will be smart enough to make a official taxi-friendly service that could demolish Uber and keep the taxi drivers happy...
Posted in: Japan slams brakes on Uber taxi service
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaFeb. 19, 2015 - 11:03PM JST
I think the first word had Kyary in head is... .soooo... takaaaaaiiiiii
Posted in: Grammy winner Sam Smith meets Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaFeb. 10, 2015 - 11:13PM JST
One thing I learn about why no cute girls in gyms is that almost all schools have gyms so, why cute girls have to pay for gym?.. the grunter... when I had one in my gym at least I can close my eyes and thing that the guy was figthing an epic anime battle...
Posted in: The most annoying people you’ll meet at a Japanese fitness gym
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJan. 29, 2015 - 11:18PM JST
Could be worse, hope no one runs with the idea to put the Matsuken Sanba in the opening..
Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan'
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJan. 07, 2015 - 10:54PM JST
When Guitar Hero III meets Namco´s Project Idol games... too cute to be metal...
Posted in: BABYMETAL release trailer for new song, featuring guitars by DragonForce
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaOct. 10, 2014 - 10:02PM JST
I loved Taiko so much when I was in Japan, and I always looked in Mexico for some Taiko group to learn to play it...
Posted in: Taiko drumming is a full-body experience
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaSep. 04, 2014 - 10:06PM JST
It can be considered sex crime if the criminal sending the pictures wants to poke humiliation of the victim or wants to get money from the victim. Hackers can do the same, but they know they put in jeopardy if they try at least to contact their victims, indeed the hacker wanted money but also show to the world the flaws in security a lot of people have, being sure that someone can win an Oscar but maybe not know how to put a secure password in the internet, where the flaws in security can put you naked in front of hackers.
Posted in: Should naked photo hacking be considered a sex crime?
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaAug. 19, 2014 - 10:13PM JST
If not a selfie... then is a self-portrait...
Posted in: Selfie
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJul. 28, 2014 - 05:32AM JST
@toshiko he probably mean that Abe has to be with the worst President in mexican story...
Posted in: Abe tours ancient city with Mexican leader
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJun. 25, 2014 - 10:28PM JST
Japan could have a better World Cup but somehow the offensive was very poor, if they pushed offensive a little bit more, maybe the first two games could be won, but weather and a humble defense paid the price at the end.
Posted in: Japanese fans drown sorrows after World Cup exit
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJun. 13, 2014 - 10:10PM JST
And he never hear otakus talking about waifus (virtual anime girlfriends) or husubandos (their male counterpart).... his mind could be blown...
Posted in: Court rules against man who sued NHK for using too many loan words
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaJun. 03, 2014 - 09:58PM JST
5000 yen.. if I only live in Japan I could say take my money..., hope the foreigners that read this page can take this in account.
Posted in: Japanese restaurant offers chance to spend time with real-life geisha
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaMay. 26, 2014 - 09:59PM JST
If this does not work well, there a lot of Catholics that are fans of Hikki-chan in Occident... :)
Posted in: Hikaru Utada marries Italian bartender
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaApr. 23, 2014 - 10:03PM JST
Justin could fit well there...
Posted in: Justin Bieber says sorry after visiting Yasukuni shrine
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaMar. 25, 2014 - 12:04PM JST
Indeed if this a 90 fashion, I can recall that I saw it in 2005 in several streets of Shibuya...
Posted in: Video of dancing girls revisits Japan’s weird ’90s street fashion
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaMar. 22, 2014 - 12:16PM JST
The issue with this article is that the writer told about some links. Had you time to verify that the copy/paste action looks at least verified to not look too obvious?
Posted in: 7 hilarious Japan moments in 'South Park'
Juan Carlos Barbosa PadillaMar. 21, 2014 - 12:47PM JST
Slam Dunk was very great, sometimes a little bit ilogic (like having a love interest that looks completely japanese and her older brother as tall and ugly as a nba player, sometimes a little bit racist on the story i guess)...but it was one the best basketball stories ever
Posted in: Four manga that are hits in Japan but relative flops in America
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:58AM JST
"many of us have stuck with them through sheer inertia and misplaced loyalty"
I have stuck…
Posted in: Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:49AM JST
Cool. Up until a few years ago I had no idea that Sunshine 60 was built…
Posted in: Old haunts: Looking for hidden ghosts in Tokyo
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:41AM JST
Also the USA wants Canada to drop its local market boards so it's not just Japan…
Posted in: Japanese butter on the table in Pacific trade talks
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:39AM JST
Not surprisingly the Japan Sport Council cannot place sole responsibility on the two construction companies, or…
Posted in: Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:28AM JST
I usually get beautiful looking apples here for 100 yen a piece. Crispy, crunchy and no…