Tag Archives: Japan

Ford: “Japanese Import” (circa 1988)

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

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

The lavatory is refreshing!

Oh, Japan….

How to Avoid Becoming a Weeaboo: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

A public service announcement from your friends at Wingin’ It and WikiHow!

Source: How to Avoid Becoming a Weeaboo: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

Japan Dumbs Down Its Universities

Considering their track record, it might be in Japan’s best interests to at least keep history studies alive.

Dropping social sciences, humanities and law from the curriculum isn’t smart.

Source: Japan Dumbs Down Its Universities – Bloomberg View

Collectors Are Stripping Japan’s Rare-Game Paradise Bare

It’s sick. This is the reason I got out of collecting vintage games.

The classic gaming stores of Akihabara are being cleaned out by collectors, and prices are soaring.

Source: Collectors Are Stripping Japan’s Rare-Game Paradise Bare | WIRED

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

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