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Hengao, Pon Pon Pon Lyrics, and a Chance to Meet Kyary Pamyu Pamyu!

Yesterday this poster magically appeared at my school: Most of my coworkers had no idea who that girl in the picture was, and couldn’t even pronounce her name, but I knew. I knew instantly who it was. きゃりぱみゅぱみゅ! That’s right, … Continue reading

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What is this I don’t even…Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Do you remember Pee Wee Herman’s Playhouse, and how it always seemed delightfully trippy, in a way that you didn’t quite understand? Even if you may not have understood the very meaning of the word trippy? Well, here is something … Continue reading

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The Black Eyed Peas’ Love Song to Japan

A good friend of ours posted this video yesterday, saying that he missed Anime Expo. The lyrics are quite relevant (“I just can’t get enough” really resonates with those feelings of “con withdrawal” that always come up after such an … Continue reading

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Howard Stern Hates Yoshiki?

As I mentioned recently, we’re pretty familiar with X Japan. Yoshiki has been a guest at Otakon a number of times, and in addition to the Reunion Concert at the Tokyo Dome, we also saw Toshi & Yoshiki at Japan … Continue reading

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What is this I don’t even…Gatsby Aqua

Mute your computer. Right now. Turn off all sound before you watch this video. I want you to watch this video with no music at all (it’s short.) Next, turn the sound back on, watch it again, and prepare to … Continue reading

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Cee Lo Green’s F**K You in Japanese

I have no idea why Warner Music, or perhaps Cee Lo Green himself felt a need to translate this anthem into Japanese, but I’m glad they did. It makes me happy. And it totally counts as studying Japanese, right?

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Monkey Majik After the Quake — Video

Some foreigners come to Japan to teach English for a year or two, partying every weekend and traveling all over before heading home. Others find a new home, put down roots, perhaps get married and have kids. Still others become … Continue reading

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