Posts Tagged with "japan"

Japan vs. America: Hellno Kitty

March 21st, 2013 at 9:02 pm by Mark
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While the Japanese emphasize “cute” and “happy” with Hello Kitty, Americans do tend to emphasize the negative with “Grumpy Cat” and “Hellno Kitty.”

Hello Kitty?  Hellno Kitty.

If RuPaul was Japanese

February 6th, 2012 at 6:03 pm by Mark
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You just know that if RuPaul was Japanese, s/he’d be wearing these.


SEGA Toylets: Coming to a Urinal Near You!

February 1st, 2012 at 5:30 pm by Mark
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Fast forward to around 2:15 and you’ll find out about SEGA’s new toilet games, dubbed, “Toylets.” As much as I don’t want a camera watching me pee, I sure as HELL don’t want to end up with a “hot dog,” given the explanation that the first game works using Microwave Radar (amusingly explained at 4:20)…

Disturbing Abuse of English

December 9th, 2006 at 1:21 pm by Mark
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     Japanese, especially, seem infatuated with American pop-culture and enjoy using English language as a design element due to its flexibility of style.  Put simply, English is readable in hundreds of thousands of differents fonts and styles, where Japanese may be readable in, let’s say, five or ten.

     I’ve always laughed at people who get Asian tattoos.  They have no idea what the symbols that they imprint upon their bodies represent.  They merely know that they’re in “some” Asian language, and are supposed to mean, “Peace,” “Serenity,” “Good Fortune” or something more personal to them.
     Thanks to, we can find all sorts of Japanese making the same mistakes…


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