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zabutonsenbeiMay. 04, 2016 - 08:36AM JST
Congratulations to Leicester City FC and their fans! I hope they close out the season with wins!
Posted in: Leicester's magic hailed globally as the party goes on
zabutonsenbeiApr. 26, 2016 - 11:23PM JST
I enjoyed watching his lip sync impersonation of Ayaya when he first came out. Definitely inspired Naomi Watanabe, the girl who does a lip sync impersonation of Beyonce among others. Despite the fact that he was a one hit wonder, he seemed to be starting to do very well. The way he died is very sad, and at the young age of 44. RIP Ken Maeda.
Posted in: Celebrity impersonator Ken Maeda dies at 44
zabutonsenbeiApr. 24, 2016 - 10:26PM JST
Good point marcelito. I'll bet there are a lot of people who forgot about that. Also agree with gogogo and Yubaru. I hope the people of Kyushu are treated well, but after seeing what the government still hasn't done for the people of Tohoku, the future doesn't look bright.
zabutonsenbeiMar. 27, 2016 - 11:29PM JST
It's unfortunate, but it's hIs land, his tree, his choice. A few bad people have ruined it for everyone by taking advantage of his good nature in the first place.
zabutonsenbeiMar. 12, 2016 - 09:43AM JST
Is 2016 becoming the year music dies? RIP Keith Emerson, your talent and music will live on forever, and will continue to inspire musicians around the world.
Posted in: Rock keyboard pioneer Keith Emerson dead at 71 in possible suicide
zabutonsenbeiFeb. 13, 2016 - 12:09AM JST
Citizen2012, the original series was aired here under the title 宇宙大作戦(Uchudaisakusen).
Posted in: 'Star Trek' vet to helm new series
zabutonsenbeiNov. 02, 2015 - 04:19PM JST
With the temperatures going down, I imagine a heater was the cause of this accident. Unfortunately, as the temperatures continue to fall, like in previous years, there will be more fires. RIP to all involved in this terrible accident.
zabutonsenbeiOct. 26, 2015 - 10:44AM JST
Always liked Kurt Russell, even when he was with Disney playing roles like Dexter Reilly. Looking forward to these two films, they sound interesting.
Posted in: Kurt Russell saddles up for 'Bone Tomahawk,' 'Hateful Eight'
zabutonsenbeiOct. 11, 2015 - 05:45PM JST
Completely agree with Brian Wheway. A sex offenders register and a more comprehensive DNA database of criminals would be very helpful. I hope that the victim and her family get proper counseling. I also hope that the rapist (Don't want to print his name again…) receives the highest possible sentence under current laws.
Posted in: Man arrested for sexually assaulting junior high school girl in park toilet
zabutonsenbeiSep. 11, 2015 - 12:12AM JST
Thanks for the laughs Judy Carne. Sad to hear about your life after Laugh-In...
Posted in: British actress Judy Carne, a 'Laugh-In' star, dies at 76
zabutonsenbeiAug. 29, 2015 - 10:49PM JST
From what I saw on the news, they said that the original draft of the design was a capital T, and that it had to be changed because it was similar to too many other logos. That is probably when Sano dropped the left half of the T. I'm not defending Sano, but I really think it was just by chance.
The tote bag designs, on the other hand, were a fiasco...
Posted in: Olympic organizers defend designer over logo; deny it's copied
zabutonsenbeiAug. 05, 2015 - 11:52PM JST
I think what Adidas is saying is that women have a choice of buying the regular shirt or buying the shirt especially designed for women. Some may like the regular V-neck, so they buy the regular shirt, others may like the plunging v-neck. They're not forcing women to buy one or the other, it's the women's choice.
Posted in: Adidas defend controversial Man Utd women's shirt
zabutonsenbeiJun. 21, 2015 - 10:40AM JST
Congrats to Urawa Reds. I hope they thank their farm team San Frecce, who came in second.
Posted in: Urawa Reds win J.League's first-stage title
zabutonsenbeiApr. 08, 2015 - 09:34AM JST
No reason to watch if Lynch is not involved. Showtime blew it.
Posted in: David Lynch says he won't direct 'Twin Peaks' sequel
zabutonsenbeiFeb. 28, 2015 - 07:46AM JST
Where is Project Genesis when you need it… RIP Leonard Nimoy. You will be missed.
Posted in: Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
zabutonsenbeiFeb. 27, 2015 - 01:00PM JST
I hope they catch everyone involved, and they are dealt with appropriately. I'm not convinced that only 3 people were involved in the killing. If they were watching, they were involved.
Posted in: Police arrest 3 youths over murder of Kawasaki boy
zabutonsenbeiDec. 31, 2014 - 07:56PM JST
Matsu Takako did the J voice for Elsa and Sayaka Kanda did the J voice for Anna. Matsu Takako sang Let It Go in Japanese (Ari no ma ma) in the movie, and it's a much better version than May J's IMHO.
Posted in: Sayaka Kanda, Idina Menzel to sing 'Let It Go' on 'Kohaku Uta Gassen'
zabutonsenbeiDec. 03, 2014 - 09:33AM JST
Not only dogs and cats, but the pet industry in general is bad. I remember the squirrels stuffed into cages at the pet shop when I first came to Japan. They could barely move around. Very sad. And the chicks and rabbits at the festivals. Madness.
Posted in: Discarded dogs show dark side of pet boom
zabutonsenbeiDec. 03, 2014 - 09:18AM JST
Unbelievable. I also wonder if they purposely select a spokeswoman for these things, in order to "soften" the news. I hope this series of accidents will get a lot of international press, but I'm afraid it will be buried. RIP to the three who have recently died unnecessarily, and to the others who have had a similar fate in the past. Sad.
Posted in: Sri Lankan man dies at immigration center after being denied medical attention
zabutonsenbeiDec. 02, 2014 - 03:57PM JST
I believe Alistair has hit it on the head! (-_^)
Posted in: 'Shudanteki jieiken,' 'Dameyo, Dame Dame' voted top buzzwords for 2014
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May. 04, 2016 - 06:47PM JST
@Glen is right, Japanese feared the Russian entry. As for the Obama- Hiroshima- show- no show…
Posted in: Obama still undecided about Hiroshima visit
May. 04, 2016 - 06:41PM JST
Very changeable spring back to winter conditions at this time of year, and they can catch…
Posted in: Holiday mountain climbing death toll hits five
May. 04, 2016 - 06:32PM JST
Bernie wins Indiana
Delegates: Bernie - 53, Hillary - 48
Posted in: Trump dashes Cruz's hopes in Indiana; Sanders-Clinton close
May. 04, 2016 - 06:31PM JST
Why not if daylight savings time can provide more usable hours of daylight for activities that…
Posted in: Should Japan adopt daylight saving time in summer?
May. 04, 2016 - 06:27PM JST
After the election, the people in control take the president-elect into a room and show them…
Posted in: Cruz drops out of GOP race after Indiana loss to Trump
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