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majimekunApr. 08, 2013 - 11:14PM JST
I bet the robber is some kind of fetishist.
Owning the toilets used by some many girls must be an incredible turn-on :)
Posted in: Theft of toilet from public park in Kyoto leaves authorities baffled
majimekunFeb. 17, 2013 - 11:22PM JST
hkitagawa : teeth regrowth via stem cells already exists. Plus, it's another made-in-Japan discovery. See for yourself here: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-07-stem-cells-fully-functional-teeth.html
Posted in: Researchers close in on stem cell trial
majimekunFeb. 11, 2013 - 12:08PM JST
Showing love and attention to your partner is the way to go, of course, but the problem in Japan is that Japanese women take it from granted when you're a foreigner ... and they don't return anything back in exchange.
It's not a problem at all for men who are happy enough with giving.
But, call me a pusy if you like, some men like me want to receive too.
I think that the unhappy guys in Japan are the ones who (rightfully) expected to receive what they happily gave to their women.
Posted in: 10 things foreign guys do that make Japanese girls fall head over heels
majimekunJan. 26, 2013 - 08:09AM JST
Most of my colleagues eat their home made bento box at their desk, some half working. Personnally, I find it ridiculous and I prefer to eat outside even if I have to pay more. A nice walk and new faces or legs to look at is much better than staying all day long in the office.
Posted in: Survey reveals 24% of workers in Japan spend Y250 on lunch
majimekunJan. 21, 2013 - 06:23AM JST
I just read a french article in Le Monde, and hostages witnesses said that the nine remaining Japanese were killed.
Posted in: 10 Japanese remain unaccounted for in Algeria
majimekunDec. 22, 2012 - 09:18AM JST
Well, as long as justice is carried by human beings such inconsistencies will remain.
Posted in: Man jailed for a year over 10 yen theft at temple
majimekunDec. 11, 2012 - 09:07PM JST
I'm not even proud of being a human being.
So you guess what I think about my nationality.
Posted in: Are you proud of being whatever your nationality is, or don't you think about it one way or another?
majimekunDec. 01, 2012 - 06:55AM JST
The whole video made me cringe :(
Looks more like a marketing stunt than anything else.
I'd rather do it in private in a more intimate way.
Posted in: Japanese husband and Nissan go all out to give wife anniversary surprise of a lifetime
majimekunOct. 28, 2012 - 04:11PM JST
More reading here : http://fashaddix.com/2010/04/rina-bovrisse-tells-us-why-she-is-suing-prada/
Posted in: Tokyo court dismisses Prada sexual harassment suit
majimekunOct. 28, 2012 - 08:26AM JST
Being told to lose weight has nothing to do with sexual harassment.
majimekunOct. 20, 2012 - 08:35AM JST
Japanese women : they are great to interact with on the surface ... but only on the surface.
Most of the time, you find out that there is a great amount of selfshness hidden under this very appealing surface.
Well, if you're family oriented, you might find happiness up to a certain point (until you find out that, in her heart, you come very last after the kid).
Japanese women want to get married fast, they want to have they kids as early as possible and they will do anything to please their man in order to reach this goal ... so that they can later show their true self and live they selfish and sexless way of life.
Japanese men : on the surface they are spolied by women but become a mere walking wallet once they become the salary man of the family. Most of them dream of cheating on their wives with younger women and lot of them make their dream come true since it's practically a social norm here as long as the spouse doesn't find out. All the japanese men I talked to are quite interested in trying western girls but they have a true inferiority complex in that regard. One of them even used the term "monkey looking" to explain why they feel they have not a single chance to get western girls. I find it silly but anyway.
Japan is a great country. I just love it.
But it can become very dry if you have too many expectations on the romantic side.
Posted in: Why Japanese girls are a better catch than Japanese men
majimekunOct. 14, 2012 - 09:39AM JST
The very first thought I had after reading the article was : hey man, it's just that your parents don't like you.
It's based on the Occam Razor theory :)
Posted in: Why it’s so hard to have your family come to Japan
majimekunOct. 08, 2012 - 11:14AM JST
I'm with Warispeace.
Not a good news at all.
What I like in Japan is the fact that the value of work is better considered than in countries where lowcost has become the rule.
It's like firing a bullet in your own foot.
Posted in: Low cost flying arrives in luxury-loving Japan
majimekunOct. 06, 2012 - 10:43AM JST
They clearly are his friends.
One is a foreigner and the other one handles another guitar.
And the guy who took the viso might be one too.
Posted in: Inspiring or inconsiderate? Foreigner plays guitar for train passengers stranded by typhoon
majimekunOct. 06, 2012 - 10:13AM JST
As others have said, if you don't like it, move on...
As others have said, if you don't like it, move on...
The problem is that a train is a public space and one shouldn't be allowed to do anything forcing someone else to "move on" as you say.
Just simple common sense here.
majimekunOct. 06, 2012 - 09:11AM JST
I agree with mitoguitarman.
I come from a country (France) where people play violin, accordion, etc in the trains and it's a real nuisance.
Plus, the fact that anybody these days can listen to music from mobiles and mp3 players.
I find it arrogant to assume that your music will appeal to every random passenger.
And lastly, if you really watch the video, you'll see that the only ones smiling are probably his friends.
The others mind their business and one girl even walk through the scene probably thinking something like "jama gaijin!!".
Well, all thumbs down for me.
majimekunSep. 09, 2012 - 07:11PM JST
The fact that Clinton can't clearly state who the real owner of these islands are gives a truly wrong message to China and South Korea. If the islands are really Japan's, she should state it very clearly/loudly instead.
Posted in: Clinton urges Japan, S Korea to 'lower temperature' over dispute
majimekunSep. 03, 2012 - 03:08AM JST
Dogs are the stupidest living things on earth anyway ...
Posted in: Duckbill dog muzzles, cat shells and other strange designer pet goods from Japan
majimekunSep. 01, 2012 - 10:41AM JST
American animation = no tentacles = very bad.
Posted in: How would you compare Japanese and American animation, particularly in terms of technical aspects and story-telling?
majimekunSep. 01, 2012 - 10:33AM JST
Japan should use these islands as a place to dump all nuclear waste from Fukushima and other nuclear plants.
And then, kindly offer them to whoever claim them.
Case solved :)
Posted in: Who has the best claim to the disputed isles known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China?
May. 20, 2013 - 06:18PM JST
Instead of paying any attention to the advertised fares of discount travel agents, it seems easier…
Posted in: Do you think airlines are sneaky about fuel surcharges, fees for extra baggage and other charges for various services?
May. 20, 2013 - 06:16PM JST
Six jets from the Blue Impulse team (based in Matsushima) will put on a show above…
Posted in: Devil in the making
May. 20, 2013 - 06:14PM JST
There's a big election coming up here in Japan ... and Abe is flexing his "political…
Posted in: Abe vows to seek talks with N Korea over abduction issue
May. 20, 2013 - 06:12PM JST
What a load of rubbish. Education does not, and never has been a prerequisite for success.…
Posted in: Poor little rich kids
May. 20, 2013 - 06:08PM JST
Just a small correction of the facts in the article.
Until the tsunami-sparked disaster at Fukushima,…
Posted in: Goldman Sachs to invest in Japan green energy projects