Cultural landscapes

Man Gets Arrested After Calling Police 2,000 Times in 9 Days to Harass and Insult Them

An elderly Japanese man was recently arrested after calling a police precinct 2,060 times in nine days to yell at the staff there and call them “tax thieves” and “big stupid a-holes”. Between September 30th and October 8th, the 67-year-old man from Saitama Prefecture called the Prefectural Police Headquarters a total of 2060 times to …

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Japanese coach bowed to the crowd after their World Cup elimination: what does it mean?

The Japanese coach bowed completely, that is, 90 degrees to the crowd after the elimination of the Japanese team on penalties. The Japanese defeat scared everyone, after all, the selection missed three kicks. And, obviously, this raised serious questions about the work of the national team coach, as well as generated countless memes around the …

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Japanese man calls the police more than 2,000 times to scream and is arrested

A Japanese man has been arrested after harassing the police in the city of Saitama, Japan. The Japanese language tends to have many labels for different forms of harassment, from the well-known “sexual harassment” and “harassment of power” to more obscure forms of abuse, such as “maternity harassment” and “customer harassment🇧🇷 And now it seems …

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Why is it only now that Japanese children will be able to talk during recess?!

Japan’s Ministry of Education released a notice on November 29, 2022 confirming that Japanese children are finally allowed to talk to each other during lunchtime if schools take appropriate measures against COVID-19. The notice from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology was issued to education boards across the country and other bodies …

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How the Japanese explain the unexpected Cup victory with Dragon Ball and Women’s Wrestling

Japan’s 2022 World Cup victory over Germany 2-1 was incredible. However, not all Japanese follow football like in Brazil. Some of them may not even have understood the importance of this incredible result. Thus, SoraNews, a Japanese news site, tried to explain to a Japanese average person who is not involved in football. See here …

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when mexico met japan

Chicano Japanese are big fans of Chicano culture. Chicano culture became popular in the 1990s when mainly Mexican descendants in the US brought a new style of dress and behavior. They used to walk around in white tank tops with baggy jeans and were tattooed. Besides them, there were also women who walked in a …

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Japanese Food Artist Creates Anime-Inspired Cake Icing Masterpieces

Izumi is a young Japanese food artist who specializes in detailed cake icing artworks inspired by popular manga and anime characters. We’ve featured some incredible cake artists over the last 12 years, from the super-talented Sarah Hardy, who can create edible replicas of just about anything, to Chinese patissier Zhou Yi, whose creations look more …

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