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kagunlapellFeb. 17, 2009 - 08:01AM JST
in some countries (Germany) it is a crime, in fact (sorry if I'm repeating it).
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kagunlapellFeb. 14, 2009 - 09:44AM JST
let's play fair: i don't like video games, I think they're boring and shortminded. However, which crime is "worst" (in terms of more punishable), killing or raping. I think it's killing, isn't it? and I haven't seen any banning on such kind of games, and I don't see any complaint about morality and ethics refering to the "sick" people who are using them. So, why on earth any game (gaaaaame = FICTION!!!!) about any other kind of crime should be removed from shelves? I see, this is double puritan america moral: we can kill somebody but we can't show, let's say, a kiss. I personally don't give a pee about people who finds funny virtual raping as least as I don't care about those virtually killing. However, I think both should have, at least, the same rights and deeds in the fullfilment of their dementia.
Posted in: Amazon yanks Japanese rape simulation computer game
kagunlapellJan. 29, 2009 - 09:12AM JST
a homogeneous thing is just if most of it is the same, not all of it. we're not living in Plato's ideal world. Not even dymonds are 100% pure, not to mention any thing related to life and people...Japan is socially homogeneous to some extents, being big differences in age, gender, occupation, education, or location. Genetically, I've read it is pretty homogeneous, which is not a contradiction to be a mixture of two main origins, ie, a old jomon substract and a posterior continental influence. And a part from all of this, Japanese have in their minds the idea of being homogeneous, despite the linguistic differences across the country and the obsession for forging specific omiyage at each and every village.
Posted in: Japan’s Minorities: The Illusion of Homogeneity
kagunlapellJan. 29, 2009 - 08:42AM JST
it can be helpful for tourists who can speak English. Being from a country with tones of English tourists who can't speak anything but it's mother tongue, and sometimes with lots of difficulties due to the large number of pints in their bellies, I can reckon that they will be very happy to listen to this news, and keep traveling around the globe with the idea the rest of us have to master their gibbering.
Posted in: Students help foreign tourists in Akihabara
kagunlapellJan. 26, 2009 - 07:51AM JST
useless, as most of robots...unless the dorobo is a retarded one who feels threaten by a toy.
Posted in: Security robot
kagunlapellJan. 14, 2009 - 10:34AM JST
he deserves being put in Guantanamo, for life.
Posted in: How would you evaluate George W Bush's presidency?
kagunlapellJan. 14, 2009 - 10:14AM JST
why some here keep blaming shinto state religion for the nuclear bombing of Japan? this is like saying that a girl has been raped because of wearing a skirt far too shor! As far as I know, the bomb was made in the States thanks to German scientists...which happened to be either catholic or jewish, at least, culturally. The States expended a lot of resources to develop the bomb and eagerly needed of some field tests. Being too late and hardly acceptable to use it in Nazi Germany, the only possible target was Japan, which population was not considered even equally human by American people. So, what's the point of such silly statements? Shinto was used to brainwashed population as much as ethinic propaganda was used in Nazi Germany, Communism and the love for Mother Land in Russia, or the defense of our capitalist way of living in the States. Whom not guilty, please, throw the fist stone!
Posted in: Aso says world religions can learn from Japan
kagunlapellDec. 30, 2008 - 09:16AM JST
no comment on this? I'm completely speechless...anyone can understand the picture? What kind of "man" needs this whaeveritis...simply speechless
Posted in: Hot to trot
kagunlapellDec. 04, 2008 - 09:22AM JST
I don't like tourists, any kind of tourists. I agree with the Tsukiji authorities that they should be ban to visit the market. In fact, I would extend this banning to all these Japanese visiting Paris, they bother me to see La Giocconda properly, and also in Firenze, with they ridiculous hats, and in Barcelona, taking pictures of an unfinished church or that market in Les Rambles. I even think that the auction of tuna in Tsukiji should be banned it self, due to the risk of tuna extintion all over the world, and all those ships chasing tuna and whales, just banned from the Earth. Then, we all would be happier and the world, a better place.
Posted in: Tourists to be barred from Tsukiji tuna auctions for a month
kagunlapellJun. 20, 2008 - 01:56PM JST
liste, Steppenwolf and jerseyboy, both of you are right.
Posted in: Hostesses
kagunlapellJun. 20, 2008 - 01:35PM JST
fake dogs in fake house for fake people in a fake country
Posted in: International Tokyo Toy Show 2008
kagunlapellJun. 19, 2008 - 12:33PM JST
robots are toys, toys are for children....that's why there's only interest in domestic robots in Japan and SKorea...so far, I haven't seen any interesting, useful domestic robot.
Posted in: 4 robot makers join hands to compete with South Korea
kagunlapellJun. 17, 2008 - 11:24AM JST
so....otaku is the 'normal' state of a human being?
Posted in: Akihabara becoming increasingly weird
kagunlapellJun. 17, 2008 - 10:49AM JST
"What kind of losers pay money just to talk to girls?"
well, that's Japan! I'd dare to say 'ALL' j-man go to these places. it's a complete charade, as most things in Japan (politeness, for example), but it's part of the 'put a coin, press the button, get a ca' philosophy in Japan. Why facing you're not interesting enough to attract any body? why just bothering trying it? you pay a 'reasonable' price and somebody (the 'middle' man/woman) gets what you want for you. You don't even have to think of it! The rest is just theater, but japanese like these comedies, guys!!!
btw, i don't see the point paying to talk, it's like paying to have friends...nevertheless, those girls are usually gorgeous, sweet and charming...
kagunlapellJun. 05, 2008 - 04:35PM JST
I bet for yasukuni!
Posted in: Porn producers look for more daring locations
kagunlapellJun. 03, 2008 - 03:49PM JST
mmmm...in most countries the 'age of consent' is 13 to 16, that means that above that age, anybody can have sex with whoever one likes, and below that age is consider 'sexual abuse' by default. In my country, it's 13 and the only thing to be taken into consideration is there has been any kind of 'trick' to deceive below 16. Above this age, unless there has be violence, nothing can be said, unless parents complain.
Another thing is if there is money in between, then the legal age for prostitution is 18. Pimps are illegal. Btw, my country is in the EU. The consent age in the Vatican is 12.
Posted in: Police raid 'blind-date cafe' in Tokyo, taking 31 high school, college girls into custody
kagunlapellMay. 30, 2008 - 01:27PM JST
the difference of politeness between 'gaijin' and 'gaikokujin' is only in the Japanese side. 'Foreigner' and 'person from a foreign country'...no difference for me.
Posted in: Do you consider the word "gaijin" racist?
kagunlapellMay. 27, 2008 - 01:22PM JST
police dog failed to sniff the drug
police officer smuggles drug in somebody's else bag
police officer lose track of the bag
is this a comedy? is these people serious?
btw, 142 gr. of cannabis is 1M yen worth?????? 7000 yen /gr???
cocaine is far cheaper in Europe!
Posted in: Unsuspecting passenger returns cannabis after sniffer dog test botched at Narita
kagunlapellMay. 27, 2008 - 01:16PM JST
he will confess soon that actually he was doing so to get the money from the insurance.
btw, will he be punished for not wearing the proper shoes?
Posted in: Man disguised as schoolgirl arrested for trespassing in Ibaraki school
kagunlapellMay. 26, 2008 - 10:43AM JST
he was looking for the side of the rainbow, and slip up?
Posted in: Man leaps to death from Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge
Jun. 19, 2013 - 10:36PM JST
Hooters was silly in the states and it's sillier here, but hell everyone has to make…
Posted in: Hooterville
Jun. 19, 2013 - 10:34PM JST
theFuJun. 19, 2013 - 09:51PM JST
I read somewhere the last few months that other "universal…
Posted in: What do you think of stem cell research?
Jun. 19, 2013 - 10:31PM JST
Now we need the wallabies
no we don't, we need the Lions to slaughter the wannabes.…
Posted in: Brumbies upset British and Irish Lions 14-12
Jun. 19, 2013 - 10:28PM JST
No offense but japanese mvs in general are only popular in Japan.
Nope. You just don't…
Posted in: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to sing theme song for Japanese release of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
Jun. 19, 2013 - 10:26PM JST
-> http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/tepco-finds-highly-toxic-strontium-in-fukushima-plant-groundwater . I'm not gonna say anything else, we're both stubborn, but I don't want…
Posted in: Abe to tout nuclear exports at central Europe summit