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jumpultimatestarsMar. 06, 2014 - 08:57PM JST
um. as for the part against the akb48 commercial for it "encouraging homosexuality", I was told by Japanese friends that the Japanese weren't uptight about sexuality and homosexuality like the west is because they are a secular society that never experienced the influence of Christianity.... Was I lied to? Because apparently the conservative Japanese also got this resentment from somewhere.
Posted in: AKB48 invites mature applicants over 30
jumpultimatestarsMar. 04, 2014 - 01:24PM JST
i dont think it's as "complex" as they're trying to lead us to believe. First off, there is no reason for a breed that even has a remote inclination to such violence to not be within the confines of a fenced in area.
Posted in: 7-year-old Japanese girl mauled by 4 dogs in New Zealand
jumpultimatestarsFeb. 15, 2014 - 02:45PM JST
Very witty mariam
Posted in: Customers mourning slain dumpling boss to get free food
jumpultimatestarsFeb. 13, 2014 - 10:23AM JST
The title of this article could definitely use some editing.... Taken out of context it makes about as much sense as spaghetti creature.
jumpultimatestarsFeb. 11, 2014 - 08:51AM JST
hate mongerers should be cuffed on sight, screw free speech these babies can't handle it.
jumpultimatestarsFeb. 09, 2014 - 07:23AM JST
A watched pot never boils... 2016 it is.
Posted in: Mt Fuji eruption expected to cause 750,000 refugees
jumpultimatestarsFeb. 04, 2014 - 11:38PM JST
@slumdog It's just snow =\
Posted in: Light snow falls in Tokyo
jumpultimatestarsJan. 29, 2014 - 03:36PM JST
Once an abuser, always an abuser. Don't give the child back to their own attackers!
Posted in: Woman gets 8 years for fatally beating 11-yr-old daughter with golf club
jumpultimatestarsJan. 27, 2014 - 05:30AM JST
@SenseNotSoCommon, you couldn't find a single case where the victim actually died, could you? In Japan roof snow casualties happen every year, in Canada nobody dies...
@hokkaidoguy in quebec we can get up to 4m a year, especially recently, but if you head just a little north to mont ste-anne it gets over 6m sometimes. If you want to talk about records though one city in B.C. got 24 meters one year lol. That's not my point though, my point is Japan only has a very small region that actually gets ANY legitimate amount of snowfall, whereas Canada gets snowfall literally everywhere. Hokkaido could fit inside Canada 120 times over.
Posted in: 90-year-old man dies after snow falls off roof onto him
jumpultimatestarsJan. 25, 2014 - 01:20PM JST
@aspara we have much more total snowfall throughout canada, yet I've never heard of it happening here, yet I read about it happening in Japan every year..?
jumpultimatestarsJan. 24, 2014 - 10:23PM JST
aha he's your problem now Americans, no givesy-backsy. No, seriously, please don't send him back here...
Posted in: Bieber arrested for drag-racing, drunken driving
jumpultimatestarsJan. 12, 2014 - 11:49AM JST
obviously whoever wrote this made a typo. the distance from the platform to the ground is 5 feet, not meters.
Posted in: Woman injured after train departs with her bag strap caught in door
jumpultimatestarsDec. 28, 2013 - 11:52PM JST
Could someone please provide a link to this video you keep mentioning..??
Posted in: Charges dropped against taxi driver in case of passenger who fell out of cab on expressway
jumpultimatestarsDec. 23, 2013 - 09:19PM JST
if you're dead set on committing a crime so disgustingly heinous as killing your own son, for the love of god at least choose a method that doesn't cause such excruciating and lasting pain (particular if he survives)!!
My heart truly goes out to the boy who just went through more pain than most of us could possibly even imagine in a lifetime.
Posted in: Man dies after setting fire to himself, son on school grounds
jumpultimatestarsDec. 23, 2013 - 05:16PM JST
@Redacted ahaha so you're saying that since you were able to non-violently incapacitate ONE DRUNK GUY, by teaming up on him 2 v 1, that that proves anything at all? These guys were practically out-numbered 2 to 1 against very sober, very angry girls. The only way you could assure winning when there are 2 people against you is if you viciously go all out to defend yourself and beat the girls to a pulp.... I commend the boys for not being aggressive monsters.
Posted in: Girl rejected by boy she never actually met takes revenge
jumpultimatestarsDec. 07, 2013 - 09:52AM JST
it's one of the greatest anime of all time even though season 1 was only completed this year!
Posted in: Live-action 'Attack on Titan' gets release date, new director
jumpultimatestarsDec. 02, 2013 - 01:49AM JST
@slumdog because obviously what you think is right is completely wrong. The man who stole ignored that it was wrong to steal, the woman who held onto a moving car out of defiance against a petty thief ignored that it's wrong to value your store's merchandise over your own life.
Posted in: Shoplifting suspect drags store employee along in car while trying to escape
jumpultimatestarsNov. 28, 2013 - 03:39PM JST
I don't understand this whole idea of "making up for lost time" just because you share dna? Your family isn't a set of biological genetic information, it's the people who have cared for your whole life, and if you don't even have parental figures in your life, your friends become your true family. This man is grasping at straws and will never find true happiness at this rate, as he doesn't understand the true meaning of family.
Posted in: Man switched at birth wishes he could roll back clock
jumpultimatestarsNov. 27, 2013 - 03:29PM JST
I agree with CGB, so far Osaka has just been a second-rate version of Tokyo.. Everything it has Tokyo does better. Not now.
Posted in: Harry Potter trains and towering Hogwarts Castle appear in Osaka
jumpultimatestarsNov. 10, 2013 - 10:12PM JST
@Ron Because that goes without saying.
Posted in: 31 injured in school bus-car collision in Miyazaki
Mar. 13, 2014 - 04:00AM JST
It is totally Abe fault starting up the tensions by denying history, worhsipped the ghostly Shrine,…
Posted in: Japan, U.S. differ on China in talks on 'gray zone' military threats
Mar. 13, 2014 - 03:42AM JST
This article............ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiangianthornet
makes it clear that they are essentially the same thing, and are in…
Posted in: Asian hornets seen for first time in Japan
Mar. 13, 2014 - 03:34AM JST
A large part of it has to be language. To say Japanese or Westerners love their…
Posted in: How come Japanese couples don't say "I love you" to each other as often as their Western counterparts?
Mar. 13, 2014 - 03:22AM JST
@hb714: That is not my imagination. It is Russian proposal. Kishida will go to Russia very…
Posted in: Japan calls for Russia to open Crimea talks with Ukraine
Mar. 13, 2014 - 03:16AM JST
A pet psychologist to the rescue....:). So glad they are not giving up on their…
Posted in: Cat takes Oregon family hostage