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kansaifunMay. 12, 2013 - 12:43PM JST
Who are these exporters I keep hearing about? Major automobile makers and electronic appliance makers have moved everything overseas so they are not significantly exporting anymore...
Consumers who will be paying more for imports (gasoline and most food at the supermarket) definitely aren't cheering...
So who exactly is cheering, I wonder...
Posted in: Tokyo market to stay bullish on cheap yen
kansaifunMay. 12, 2013 - 12:27PM JST
Say what you will about the production quality and plot of that video, but , boy, can that girl swallow or what!?!
Posted in: AKB48′s Yuki Kashiwagi sparks debate over 'vulgar' video
kansaifunApr. 26, 2013 - 09:55AM JST
Some people are a glutton for punishment...
Others for a paycheck...
Mona seems to fit both bills.
Posted in: Mona Nakanishi makes her return to showbiz - for 3rd time
kansaifunApr. 16, 2013 - 02:52PM JST
I hope their new original oil doesn't include any leftover chemicals from Duskin's cleaning supplies...
Posted in: Mister Donut Japan to change product ingredients for first time in 42 years
kansaifunApr. 16, 2013 - 02:48PM JST
But I'm sure they will be hiring more workers or increasing the the wages of their current workers, in line with Abenomics...
Posted in: Furniture retailer IDC Otsuka raises prices
kansaifunJan. 20, 2013 - 06:09PM JST
Consider yourself lucky. The line outside a Mickey D's in a major Osaka train station was nuts. There was no way I was gonna get a free cup without waiting 10 minutes. Same for this offer starting tomorrow. In my book, this is only free advertising because there's no way I'm gonna be able to get my hands on a free Sausage McMuffin..!
Posted in: McDonald’s Japan giving away free breakfasts
kansaifunJan. 18, 2013 - 10:04PM JST
Uh, there's always next year..?
Posted in: Suicides in 2012 fall to 15-year low
kansaifunJan. 18, 2013 - 10:03PM JST
I can certainly understand these J-bachelors...
If I had a time machine, my J-wife would destroy it...
Posted in: Increasing number of Japanese men opt for bachelorhood
kansaifunJan. 14, 2013 - 06:31PM JST
Been there, done that in Fuse, Osaka...
It was worth the 5000Yen admittance fee to see all of the dancers, but the place was obviously suffering....
Too many OTAKU hanging around the place; no clear place to buy alcoholic beverages; bad lighting and music for each performace...
Still, I hope this place and the handful of others survive to pass on this dying erotic art...
Posted in: Strip clubs face existential crisis in era of digital porn
kansaifunJan. 06, 2013 - 12:39PM JST
I've seen several young, good-looking Japanese women walking the the streets of Osaka wearing just skin-tight leggings (with no jean shorts or min-skirts over them)... That look is HOT!!!
Posted in: No fashion trends stand out for 2013
kansaifunJan. 04, 2013 - 02:08PM JST
Yeah, maybe it would do all that...
But I wouldn't want to look like a dork carrying it on my back...
Posted in: Lightweight rucksacks
kansaifunJan. 04, 2013 - 02:06PM JST
No! No! No! This is not happening! Everyone knows the yen is, uh, a much more secure currency than the dollar. I mean, the US economy could sink at any moment, right? C'mon, people, don't be fooled! Buy Yen!
Posted in: Dollar hits highest against yen since mid-2010
kansaifunJan. 03, 2013 - 03:50PM JST
Tragic really, but apparently either no KDDI au users read Japan Today or the disruption wasn't significant enough to comment....
Posted in: 1.75 mil users affected by KDDI au service disruptions
kansaifunJan. 03, 2013 - 03:47PM JST
If Apple had their way, we'd all be eating "that round, red fruit" or else paying for the right to say "apple"...
Posted in: Amazon fends off Apple claim to 'appstore' name
kansaifunJan. 02, 2013 - 09:52PM JST
All rules of fair play being equal, Hollywood will rule the film market for the next decade...
Only thing working in favor of Chinese films and Bollywood ones, too, is the huge domestic market. No one else in the world can stomach the 3rd world produced flicks they spit out...
Posted in: Hollywood tops Chinese film market in 2012
kansaifunJan. 02, 2013 - 09:48PM JST
He must be a little more popular than she is...
Regardless, congratulations to the both of them!
Posted in: Swimmer Kitajima to wed pop singer Chisa
kansaifunJan. 02, 2013 - 12:28PM JST
No one seriously cares about the population drop, do they?
If the government really cared, don't you think they would be doing more to encourage women to have children, like guaranteeing maternity leaves, opening more day care center for working women, financially supporting fertility treatment for infertile women, etc...
The problem in squarely on the Japanese government for this problem. And the main reason is that old, ignorant male politicians keep getting re-elected to prominent positions in the government...
You reap what you sow, which in this case is massive population drop!
Posted in: Japan's population logs record drop in 2012
kansaifunDec. 31, 2012 - 04:26PM JST
Hopefully, Abe has learned to keep his big, gaffe-filled mouth shut...
Say what you will about PM Noda, but at least it wasn't his mouth that did him in...
Posted in: Are you optimistic for Japan under the new Abe government?
kansaifunDec. 31, 2012 - 04:23PM JST
While I still can't believe any rational person would clean their whole house and\or business in the middle of winter, or rush to crowded shrines to pray for peace and prosperity, all in all Japan is a good place to unwind and celebrate the new year!
Posted in: Japan to greet New Year with shopping, prayers, 'Kohaku' and blizzards
kansaifunDec. 28, 2012 - 11:56PM JST
Posted in: Comfy 'cat capes'
May. 23, 2013 - 02:32AM JST
Nice of you to bring up Prof. Berger for his quotes were featured on this…
Posted in: Hashimoto says S Korean troops guilty of wartime sex abuse
May. 23, 2013 - 02:31AM JST
I know the family well. Their family bond is really something to be admired.
Posted in: Nearly there
May. 23, 2013 - 02:18AM JST
Well, it's a matter of opinion.
People simply want to live in Japan because of the…
Posted in: Scrambling for the immigrant elite
dcog9065, hope you die painfully. cu nt..
May. 23, 2013 - 02:17AM JST
dcog9065, hope you die painfully. cu nt.