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Entries from June 2009

Kid Ready in 5 Minutes

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments

On the heels of the now super-popular Salaryman Gets Ready for Work in 5 Minutes, we now have the children version to present featuring Tomoko Murakami.

Thanks JapanProbe.com!

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Tags: Education & how to

More Full Scale Gundam Goodness

June 29th, 2009 · No Comments

As anticipated, more videos of the amazing 1:1 scale Mobile Suit Gundam standing in Odaiba have been posted. This one is pretty cool. May start doubling up since there are so many.

Another nice capture of Giant Gundam and the surrounding area:

Unless the thing actually lifts off the ground or starts walking I probably won’t post [...]

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Tags: Attractions & Tours · Events · Games & Toys · Otaku

Cheese Box Cool

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Eri Kamei of Morning Musume learns the word “refrigerator” in English!

??? = reizouko = refrigerator!

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Tags: Education & how to

Bikini & Yukata

June 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Aeon Shop Summer Apparel Commercials for Mizugi (bikini) and Yukata (summer-ware).

Bikinis are MAGIC! (thanks dannychoo.com).

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Tags: Commercial · Fashion & Trend

Wedding Japanese Style

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Traditional Japanese Weddings are gaining more popularity. This mixed couple flew from NYC to Kyoto to get married. Guess the Gaijin couldn’t handle sitting on his knees for so long (I know the feeling).

Thanks to JapanProbe.com for the heads up.

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Tags: Culture

Jouzu na inu

June 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Good Dog! “I Eat My Pigeon” practices her Japanese with her dog!

Read more here about I Eat My Pigeon and her cute dog.

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Tags: Pets & Animals

Halfway Trailer with English Subs

June 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Premiering Monday, July 6 as part of the Part of Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film June 30 - July 12, 2009.

Yes, I still want to attend. Send me an invite!

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Tags: TV & Movie

Crab Dance Dance Dance

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Dancing Crabs in Wakayama Prefecture! Why do they dance?
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Thanks JapanProbe.com!

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Tags: Pets & Animals

Love Exposure Trailer with Eng Subs

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Premiering Friday, July 3 as part of the Part of Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film June 30 - July 12, 2009. Oh how I would love to attend that.

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Tags: TV & Movie

Gaga over Hello Kitty!

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Lady Gaga shows off her Hello Kitty inspired outfit on Japanese TV. She could easily blend in down in Harajuku on Sundays.

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Tags: Celebrities