Tag Archives: Japan

Ford: “Japanese Import” (circa 1988)

There’s a new import in town, the Ford Taurus.

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Would you like a blue cup holder or a rime green one?

The lavatory is refreshing!

Oh, Japan….

Japan emperor ‘remorseful’ over WW2, as 70th anniversary marked

Japanese Emperor Akihito expresses “deep remorse” over Japan’s role in World War Two on the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict.

Source: Japan emperor ‘remorseful’ over WW2, as 70th anniversary marked – BBC News

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The last kamikaze: two Japanese pilots tell how they cheated death

As the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war looms, two would-be suicide pilots described how they prepared to die for their emperor and country.

Source: The last kamikaze: two Japanese pilots tell how they cheated death

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The Deep Influence Of The A-Bomb On Anime And Manga

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — along with the firebombings of Tokyo — were traumatic experiences for the Japanese people. It’s no surprise that for years, the devastation remained at the forefront of their conscience, and that part of the healing process meant returning to this imagery in literature, in music and in art.

Source: The Deep Influence Of The A-Bomb On Anime And Manga – Digg

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USA CHALLENGES JAPAN TO GIANT ROBOT DUEL!

Codename: Metal Gear?!?

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HEBOCON: The Robot Contest for Dummies [The Jury Selections, The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival]

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Japan’s New Maglev Train Reaches 500km/h (311mph)

The Central Japan Railway Company is running eight days of testing for the experimental maglev Shinkansen train on its test track in Yamanashi Prefecture.

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Manga Helicopter Pilot

Because Japan.

Source: Manga Helicopter Pilot

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu: “PONPONPON”

Way way pon pon pon