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wtfjapanJan. 29, 2015 - 11:47AM JST
@JWithers It's very clear here that Abe had the chance just to use paper to free these guys. seriously you have NFI, that paper will have to come in the form of $US and probably even gold bullion, ISIS arnt stupid. 200million will buy a mountain of guns, ammo weapons. which will be used to slaughter many more innocent, Iraqis, Sirians. you basically saying one japanese life is worth many other non Japanese lives. Some people just cant think or see outside there little bubble they live in
Posted in: Islamic State issues new threat via Goto to kill Jordanian pilot
wtfjapanJan. 29, 2015 - 11:32AM JST
seriously showing talentless hacks at the Olympics will not do Japans image any good. Im sceptical Japan can make an opening ceremony thatll be interesting to anybody but Japanese. Most Japanese traditional performances are a snoozefest to people who have no understanding of them. ( which will be 90%+ of the audience). the first time i went to Kabuki was with a date, I had to fight the whole way to make it look like i was interested and not embarrass the Japanese lady I was with. I say they should include a full war between two Samurai clans in the middle of the stadium with horses, spears sword, now thatll be something worth watching
Posted in: AKB48 founder plans Japan48 idol group for Olympics, Phillipines spinoff
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 07:00PM JST
id say the rights to put Godzilla on your rooftop was too expensive, a Gorilla on the other hand will cost nothing, but still look like king kong
Posted in: Going ape
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 06:54PM JST
kyrgious is too cocky, but still being a teenager has a long way to go, bit like Nishikori. but well have to see if either player has what it takes to become a GREAT player. I look at those two as Ozeki trying to get promoted to Yokozuna. can do that until you win at least 1~2 majors.
Posted in: Wawrinka beats Nishikori in straight sets to reach Australian Open semifinals
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 06:25PM JST
and all i could hear from the J media was the final would be a Japan v Australia with Japan the likely winners.
Posted in: Australia beats UAE 2-0 to reach Asian Cup final
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 06:22PM JST
@ kuro yes but hell have to beat the top 5 players consistantly if he wants to win a major, you can only be labelled a great player that people will remember until you win at least 1 major. as it stands theres the top 4~5 players and daylight between the rest.
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 01:54PM JST
put it this way would Japan release a terrorist in a Japanese prison, who killed many japanese citizens to ISIS because Jordan asks it of them!? dont think so Japanese would be enraged by it, as would Jordanians
Posted in: Abe calls 24-hour hostage deadline despicable
wtfjapanJan. 28, 2015 - 12:35PM JST
I have 1 question? Who the hell is Johnny Depp? did you just get back from 30yrs stay in North Korea?
Posted in: Depp arrives in Japan
wtfjapanJan. 26, 2015 - 06:03PM JST
true test is coming next with Wawrinka
Posted in: Nishikori, Serena Williams, Wawrinka advance at Australian Open quarterfinals
wtfjapanJan. 26, 2015 - 11:18AM JST
"Japanese" with "Jew" or "Black". Would you still be stroking your neckbeards and nodding along to it? yes did that but im sorry to say japanese still fit that paragraph the best by far. stroking our neckbeards!? you make it sound like all gaijin have neckbeards, and Japanese keep saying that we are bad at stereotyping them . pleeease LOL
Posted in: The conformist aspects of Japanese society makes events like the hostage crisis particularly emotionally disturbing for its people. That trauma is compounded by the fact that I don't think most Japanese saw this coming. Many will realize out of this that they too are a part of global society, rather than an isolated island nation.
wtfjapanJan. 26, 2015 - 11:09AM JST
“As a Japanese, it is regrettable that a record held by a Japanese wrestler is broken by a foreigner. This is true,” well if you open a sport to foreigners then you must accept that foreigners may or may not dominate it at some point in time. IF you cant stand the thought of an outsider dominating your national sport then close it to them. having the best gaijin wrestlers in Sumo only raises the quality, if Japanese cant match it, train harder or stfu and live with it.
Posted in: Hakuho leads march of new Mongolian warriors
wtfjapanJan. 25, 2015 - 04:05PM JST
$200million buy around 7-8000, 2000lb JDAMs. money much better spent to bomb ISIS into oblivion.
Posted in: Abe says video claiming one hostage killed likely authentic
wtfjapanJan. 25, 2015 - 02:44PM JST
ISIS dont give two F what anybody thinks of them, if hostages arnt worth anything to them theyll slaughter them. still doesnt mean theyll stop abducting people. the publicity is priceless to them. for every $ that somebody pays to these scum its worth 10 times to ISIS in terms of people murdered and territory gained. money will be better spent bombing there murderers into oblivion. 2000lb JDAM style!!
wtfjapanJan. 24, 2015 - 04:27PM JST
People should raise their own kids, it makes for stronger morals, and values. your saying that every parent has the right skills to raise there children, and teachers/ daycare workers do not! my mother brought up my sisters and myself as a single working mother, she was far from a housewife. and we are all now successful with children of our own. my children go to school and daycare and my wife and myself both work. we bring up our children with our values juts fine. oh and when we retire we should be comfortably well off and have plenty to support ourselves and our childrens future. All done without a stay at home housewife.
Posted in: Housewives going crazy home alone all day behind facade of normal life
wtfjapanJan. 24, 2015 - 03:08PM JST
anybody you pays ransom money to these scum is a moron, even $1 million will buy them a lot of weapons which will in turn kill many more than the ransom s intended to save. $200million is just plain crazy
Posted in: Japan vows not to give up on hostages until very end
wtfjapanJan. 24, 2015 - 01:02PM JST
its probably only funny if your not Japanese, hey but patriotism and international sport go hand in hand. live with it
Posted in: Sayonara Japan
wtfjapanJan. 24, 2015 - 12:37PM JST
@volland yes totally agree, Asashoryu was the only wrestler who was Hakuhos equal. and im a fan of both wrestlers. probably slightly more towards Asashoryu because he wasnt afraid to break the mould and show his emotions, which is why so many people loved him. many Japanese would say that even Hakuho isnt the true champ because he doesnt act like a Japanese Yokozuna. as Smith said acting like a japanese yokozuna certainly doesnt make you perform any better. otherwise foreign born yokozuna would be dominating Sumo for the last 15+ years
Posted in: Hakuho beats Taiho's record by winning 33rd title
wtfjapanJan. 24, 2015 - 12:04PM JST
I loved Honda`s homerun last night!
wtfjapanJan. 23, 2015 - 11:10PM JST
Abe and his crack rescue team oh no thats the most worrying thing ive heard all week
Posted in: Japan awaits news of hostages as deadline passes
wtfjapanJan. 23, 2015 - 11:00PM JST
Bad cops are in every country!! but Japan seems to one of the best in covering the fact
Posted in: 300 police officers subjected to disciplinary action in 2014
Jan. 29, 2015 - 01:19PM JST
I can look like a pirate when I wear an eyepatch or Groucho Marx if I…
Posted in: The Zawachin look
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Jan. 29, 2015 - 01:15PM JST
The Nazis also had strict military discipline - does that make everything ok? In fact, Japan's…
Posted in: More than 8,700 people sue Asahi Shimbun over 'comfort women' stories
Jan. 29, 2015 - 01:14PM JST
As far as that money being using to buy guns and weapons...again....we can track that.
Jan. 29, 2015 - 01:13PM JST
You can blame Abe for the visit to the Middle East but Isis would have held…
Jan. 29, 2015 - 01:11PM JST
A real "Cry Games" movie where human life is simply a gamble for these barbarians!!