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ぼうたおし or ‘Pulling the Pole’

Mar 01, 2013 No Comments

It is not a secret that the Japanese are known worldwide for their kindness and politeness, but once they have been given the ‘go ahead’ to leave all formalities behind, it is quite astonishing to see how quickly aggressive they become, sometimes even more so in comparison with other nationalities that are supposedly more violent. [...]

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Eat candy for a bigger chest

Dec 18, 2012 No Comments

If you would like a significant augmentation of your chest, and have no money for an operation, then continue to read carefully… In Japan, they have invented a candy that may be the answer you’ve been waiting for! This candy is supposed to increase your breasts by more than one size. You only need to [...]

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A Japanese commercial

Nov 22, 2012 No Comments

The commercial starts out well and it looks like the child is going to have a bright future, but things do not always go the way you want. Or does it? Or not? Well here is the ad, so let’s see whether or not he is lucky indeed.  

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Kendama, a Japanese toy

Jul 20, 2012 No Comments

In another post, we saw the Japanese toy Daruma-otoshi. Now, it is time to talk about kendama (けん玉). This game consists of three components: a kind of hammer with a hollow side and a pointed side; a rope; and a ball with a small hole in it. The idea is to try and get the [...]

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Daruma otoshi: a Japanese game

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

In this era of technology, you would think that we would write about a fantastic game that has a great impact and awesome graphics. But no, today we will write about a classic Japanese game. Daruma otoshi is one of those games that will always stay around. It is possible that you might not play [...]

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Kingyo Sukui, a Japanese game: Catch the fish!

Mar 26, 2012 No Comments

In Japan, Kingyo Sukui is a very typical game and can be played by young and old. The game may have a slight resemblance to the commonly known game of ‘fishing duckies’. For this game you need the following: A paper filter. A container with water for the fish you already caught (we don’t want [...]

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Diet water for losing weight

Mar 12, 2012 No Comments

Perhaps this is one of the secrets why the average Japanese person is so slender. I thought it was because of their diet, which is mainly based on rice, soy and lots of vegetables. I also thought that the amount of hours they work and the stress that usually goes accompanied with that, could be [...]

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