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tamanegiMar. 12, 2014 - 07:45AM JST
Well the rest of Japan told the region to ganbatte, so ganbatte ne.
Posted in: Construction crunch slows Tohoku rebuilding
tamanegiMar. 11, 2014 - 11:13AM JST
This wasn't on NHK news today or last night.
Posted in: 'Japanese only' banner scandal hits J-League
tamanegiMar. 11, 2014 - 11:09AM JST
Beginning of the end for Abe. His so called third arrow is a pipe dream but he made the LDPs business pals rich and his nationalists happy.
Posted in: Japanese economic growth slows as sales tax hike looms
tamanegiMar. 11, 2014 - 11:03AM JST
Only due to foreign pressure.
Posted in: Japan says it has no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology
tamanegiMar. 11, 2014 - 10:58AM JST
New building contracts will not go ahead in this business climate because construction companies fear if they take on big projects with lots of temporary and contracted workers they will have to lay them off and abandon the work when the economy tanks (and is beginning to tank again).
It's only the yakuza and their homeless recruits who are getting any of the real cleanup done around Fukushima.
Posted in: Patience running out among Japan's disaster refugees
tamanegiMar. 10, 2014 - 12:26AM JST
They need a mascot if they want to be taken seriously.
Posted in: Thousands protest in Tokyo ahead of Fukushima anniversary
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 06:38PM JST
Knowing Japan there will be nothing on the shelves at 11:59pm on March 31st anyway
Posted in: Interesting things will happen for consumers at midnight March 31
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 04:13PM JST
If people here feel a pain in their heart greater than in other countries then this goose must be flatlining!
Seriously though what a ridiculous situation!
Posted in: Composer Samuragochi apologizes for fake work
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 09:43AM JST
Even the Japanese elementary school kids I teach openly admit in front of their teachers that they hate Koreans and Chinese. Never seen a Japanese teacher reprimand a student over this.
Posted in: Husbands aghast at wives' infatuation with rightwing causes
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 09:36AM JST
Sleep apnea? TV media reported that the driver in the Toyama accident was working his eleventh day straight when it occured
Posted in: Number of bus accidents involving drivers with illnesses triples in past decade
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 09:33AM JST
Standby for a copycat/s
Posted in: Kashiwa murder suspect says he wanted to fly hijacked plane into Skytree
tamanegiMar. 07, 2014 - 09:31AM JST
JT: You forgot the obligatory photo of all the underwear!
Posted in: Serial underwear thief operated in three prefectures
tamanegiFeb. 14, 2014 - 08:28AM JST
Business as usual in Japan
Posted in: TEPCO took months to release record strontium readings at Fukushima
tamanegiFeb. 13, 2014 - 09:27AM JST
His hearing ability was obviously mislabelled
Posted in: 'Beethoven of Japan' says he can hear again
tamanegiFeb. 13, 2014 - 09:24AM JST
"incidents involving firearms usually have a connection to yakuza crime groups"
Perhaps Japan Today should conduct the investigation.
Posted in: Customers mourning slain dumpling boss to get free food
tamanegiFeb. 06, 2014 - 08:28PM JST
Why is this news here but no where else?
Slow news day?
Posted in: Celebrities want to tie TPP trade pact with Japan to dolphin hunt
tamanegiJan. 23, 2014 - 09:24AM JST
More like Abe telling the world I and my country are facing relevance deprivation syndrome.
Posted in: Abe tells world to stand up to China or face consequences
tamanegiJan. 03, 2014 - 05:05PM JST
Yes, revise the constitution. I think Japan should go it alone vs China, Taiwan, North and South Korea.
Also? all those Arashi wannabes might want to hold off on dyeing their hair and plucking their eyebrows as conscription would be a logical next step for Japan.
Posted in: Abe says it is time to revise pacifist constitution
tamanegiJun. 07, 2013 - 10:22AM JST
Abenomics has tanked already.
He is a nationalist not an economist, nothing more and nothing less.
Look for attention to switch to China and Korea bashing in the coming week.
Posted in: PM says 'Abenomics' is only way to spur growth in Japan
tamanegiMay. 17, 2013 - 02:52PM JST
Hashimoto is just a product of his environment and the so called Japanese education system.
Posted in: Hashimoto says he lacked sensitivity to U.S. perception of prostitution
Mar. 12, 2014 - 06:31PM JST
The future homeless pelting the current homeless.
Posted in: Homeless men pelted with eggs by youth gang in Matsuyama
Mar. 12, 2014 - 06:29PM JST
World Wide Web turns 25 years old
I remember the first time I got on the…
Posted in: World Wide Web turns 25 years old
Mar. 12, 2014 - 06:24PM JST
Many good insights here.
As we are all here to comment, I do believe words are…
Posted in: How come Japanese couples don't say "I love you" to each other as often as their Western counterparts?
Mar. 12, 2014 - 06:23PM JST
There is unlikely to be a handy cellphone tower that far out into the South China…
Posted in: Wild theories fill void left by missing Malaysian plane
Mar. 12, 2014 - 06:22PM JST
Koizuimi was the last PM to enjoy a fairly long tenure... His major goal was to…
Posted in: Is Shinzo Abe doing a good job as prime minister of Japan?