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nedinjapanMar. 09, 2014 - 11:16AM JST
I totally agree. They both did horrible things. With the Japanese, it was even worse because they considered their victims to be "logs" (Maruta). The horror movie "hostel" would be a normal everyday job at 731 labs.
Posted in: China says Germans fine if their war atonement is compared to Japan
nedinjapanMar. 09, 2014 - 10:52AM JST
If you read through information existing about 731 atrocities and the like, it is mentioned that German visitors from Gestapo were astonished to see what the Japanese were doing to their Chinese prisoners and told them: we do not practice at such extreme levels with anyone. After that they left.
So maybe in numbers, Germans killed more people especially the Jewish, but the brutality shown by the Japanese was much worse. They commonly ripped apart people's bodies with no anesthesia nor any painkillers.
nedinjapanMar. 08, 2014 - 09:01AM JST
No surprise! Japanese TV and other cultural media constantly promote Childish looks as feminine, beautiful, sexy, or simply said, Kawaii. You would notice it if you compare TV programs with a close neighbor, Korea. It is disgusting to see this fear of age growing to a scale that people worship adolescents in every respect including sexual imagery. You cannot change the culture drastically but it is good to remind the Japanese what this Kawaii culture id doing to the minds of their stressed out and frustrated men.
Posted in: No. of child abuse, child porn cases reported in 2013 soars
nedinjapanJan. 08, 2014 - 08:26AM JST
It is shameful that such individuals are given a platform to honor war crimes. If it were Germany, they would be sent to court. Shame on this political system
Posted in: Ishihara backs sacked military chief for Tokyo governor
nedinjapanJan. 05, 2014 - 10:45AM JST
It is not simply because of polite culture. The point here is the Young Woman asking for some money. This is the Cultural piece that runs all Shobai business in Japan; hostesses taking money from men through talking to them; this is how sales go up with men enjoying a little conversation with the lady clerk, .... The next cultural "pointo" (as Japanese say it) is "cashback" customs after a deal is made :-)
Posted in: Tokyo woman haggles mugger down to Y1,000
nedinjapanDec. 22, 2013 - 01:14PM JST
の の の ！
Posted in: Japan elects cutest hiragana character
nedinjapanDec. 22, 2013 - 01:12PM JST
I guess the underlying philosophy is that to hold urine is not safe for your health. So if we abide by the principle of safety, a Japanese value, we should allow people to relieve themselves and avoid a bladder burst, when such a situation comes up! It is just a bit odd that he had to pee at the same spot for so long; maybe he became conditioned to the elevator environment, like Pavolv's dogs :-)
Posted in: Fukuoka man ordered to pay over Y1 mil for peeing in elevator…every day for half a year
nedinjapanDec. 22, 2013 - 01:07PM JST
Good to know we can avoid all afterlife problems with just this one belief. It appears problems of the material world are a lot more difficult to solve ... Any solutions for them?
Posted in: Spiritual message
nedinjapanDec. 20, 2013 - 09:00AM JST
To pee in public is a Japanese custom and quite common. I have seen tens and tens of men doing that in all different kinds of places. The problem here is that he kept peeing on the same spot, and did not diversify! Other Japanese men are recommended to kindly relieve themselves according to Japanese custom in RANDOM places, please!
nedinjapanDec. 20, 2013 - 08:52AM JST
I lived in Kyoto for 5 years. Yakuza divide the city into areas that become their territories and charge some businesses such as construction and so on. Refusing to pay would put the authority of a gang under question, and having him shot would send a message to others. While this is happening, you can find the police force checking the bicycle lights of students going to their labs in Kyoto University, and they are very strict about the rules! :-)
Posted in: Gyoza restaurant chain boss shot dead in Kyoto
nedinjapanDec. 19, 2013 - 09:48AM JST
Is there a name for his mental condition? Seriously ...
Posted in: University student arrested for kicking stroller with baby in it
nedinjapanDec. 17, 2013 - 09:07AM JST
After I complained from a Japanese stalker, I was told that police could not protect me, I must consider changing my home, and then my job, and returning to my homeland, because it was impossible for them to call (by phone) the stalker because my proof was not enough. Well, I had called police for a break and entry and they had talked to the stalker about it, but that was not enough proof. In short, guys, be careful; this nation only cares about Japanese citizens and the non-Japanese are not protected from stalkers...
Posted in: Tokyo police form first ever stalker investigative squad
nedinjapanDec. 17, 2013 - 09:01AM JST
Welcome to Japan where people go on with mistakes and pretend things are OK; where police grabs someone and blames him for everything that went wrong, where there is little sense in so many everyday matters, and still life goes on as usual ...
Posted in: Passenger dies after falling out of taxi; driver arrested
nedinjapanDec. 14, 2013 - 01:10PM JST
If you sentence someone to death, dont make them wait years for it.
If you sentence someone to death, dont make them wait years for it.
The Japanese legal system believes that slow action implies higher quality of processing. They simply delay decisions on the basis of this idea. Sometimes they know they have made a bad decision then they delay releasing it to imply it was the best decision that one could make!
Posted in: Japan hangs two death-row inmates
nedinjapanDec. 14, 2013 - 08:39AM JST
Let me quote from police: "we do not have bodyguards; if someone poses a danger to you, we recommend hiring a bodyguard." No, J. Police has nothing, not even a sense of justice. They simply act according to their own interpretation of law and regulations and their major priority is their own job welfare. They do not care about the rest, at all. They are the closest it can get to robots, no mind of their own, simply programmed to do stuff they can do ...
Posted in: Chiba policeman arrested for stalking ex-girlfriend
nedinjapanDec. 13, 2013 - 01:07PM JST
I come from the police station where I complained from my stalker. They recommended me to change my home, and when I said the stalker would follow me from work, they recommended changing my job, because my life was more important! Can you believe these are the policemen we pay taxes to work?
nedinjapanDec. 07, 2013 - 09:45AM JST
The main reason they want to keep nuclear power is to have access to nuclear technology to balance power against China and North Korea. This is a direct order from the US and Japanese government has no power to act differently. If you want the US support (let's be frank, you need it badly), keep this nuclear fuel running in your system but watch carefully not to spill it on your own land, period.
Posted in: Nuclear to remain key Japan energy source, gov't panel says
nedinjapanDec. 07, 2013 - 09:41AM JST
Shame on these politicians. The political system in Japan has failed its people again. They enact laws to lawfully work against the constitution that had garantueed some level of democracy and liberty in this nation.
Posted in: Diet passes controversial secrets law despite protests
nedinjapanNov. 26, 2013 - 07:29PM JST
It's Me. I was lucky enough to meet a Japanese helper to Fukushima victims, outside Japan, who said he could talk about it only because he was from Hokkaido. He was angry at the large cover-up operation already. He said his community were afraid of talking about it.
Posted in: Lower house passes contentious state secret bill
nedinjapanNov. 26, 2013 - 07:16PM JST
Fukushima nuclear contamination is one of these secrets. Some have died with no reason, but the people who know them have been forced to keep quiet if they want to stay in government provided housing. More is going to come. They need to have this law to keep informants from leaking the information.
Mar. 13, 2014 - 12:15AM JST
Most of what CC sells is slow poison, best to minimize intake!
Posted in: Coca-Cola sees further growth opportunities in Japan
Mar. 13, 2014 - 12:04AM JST
Star-vikingMar. 12, 2014 - 10:33PM JST
Regarding your step 1, tidal power naturally varies through the…
Posted in: Prime Minister Abe and the nuclear industry are hoping the Japanese people and the world will forget the victims and the terrible lessons of Fukushima, hoping that they will allow the restart of old, risky reactors. What we should instead forget is an energy system that is dependent on old, dirty, and dangerous technologies like nuclear and fossil fuels.
It's not voluntary if you are faced with losing your job.
Posted in: Mini-skirt turbulence at Skymark Airlines
Mar. 12, 2014 - 11:57PM JST
Don't hate the key players hate the game, learn it and live it!
Posted in: Heroin an urgent 'public health crisis' in U.S.
I almost wonder if the gov't isn't dragging their feet on reconstruction, hoping that enough people…
Posted in: Construction crunch slows Tohoku rebuilding