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Posted in: Suzuki Motor chairman to retire in June after over 40 years See in context

Desert Tortoise

The question is, did the company spend enough time lining up a decent successor? Time will tell.

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Posted in: TEPCO says Fukushima nuclear plant seismometers were broken See in context

"Why didn't you tell us this earlier?"

--"You never asked"

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Posted in: Rising Sun removed from 'Street Fighter II' background in game’s latest rerelease See in context

Video games? Never heard of them.

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Posted in: Calls grow to relocate 2022 Beijing Winter Games over human rights abuses See in context

Does genocide reflect the values of the IOC?

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Posted in: Studio Ghibli’s 'Earwig and the Witch' gets new footage for theatrical release See in context

The ending did feel very abrupt. It felt more like the ending to an asadora. I was half expecting Asaichi to come on after.

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Posted in: Why a Japanese man proudly took his wife's last name See in context

Really? What was her name before that?

Aka-chan, probably.

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Posted in: Mori resigns over sexist remarks: Hashimoto being considered to replace him See in context

Mori recommended Kawabuchi, Kawabuchi said.

That sentence was written with a wry smile, no doubt.

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Posted in: Bruce Springsteen faces drunken driving charge in New Jersey See in context

He was born to run the red light.

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Posted in: Biden says decision on Tokyo Olympics has to be based on science See in context

The IOC will make a decision based on science. Political science.

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Posted in: With Olympics at stake, Mori seen as too influential to push aside See in context

"We can't address the problem of sexist oafs inhabiting powerful positions because they inhabit powerful positions"

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Posted in: Embassy tweets backing gender equality spread after Mori's remarks See in context

The people who want to drag the meeting on by turning it into a gossip sesh should do that in front of the restroom mirror while checking their hair instead of wasting my valuable time.

Does your company usually hold meetings in the bathroom?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 734 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,574 See in context

Strange to see more women than men testing positive.

It's because they jostle with other in meetings to ask endless questions, which is annoying.


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Posted in: Mori scolded by wife, daughter after saying women talk too much at meetings See in context

what's the problem, we do have free speech

No problem. We can all use our free speech to express our outrage at Mori.

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Posted in: Mori scolded by wife, daughter after saying women talk too much at meetings See in context

Another comedy gold medal for Mori.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterate 'we will hold the Games' See in context

I'd pay to see the games with just Mori, Bach, and co. doing the events.

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Posted in: Osaka accidentally mails out funeral service ads to people infected with coronavirus See in context

@Simian Lane



It's the way you tell 'em :)

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Posted in: Senior lawmaker to quit Diet post over hostess bar visit during state of emergency See in context

Yes, of course an outcry... But in reality they are only envying and would also go there if they ever could afford the price for only 30 minutes and the cheapest bottle of brand champagne on the beverage menu. lol

Ironic, since we, the taxpayers, were the ones who footed the bill.

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Posted in: Japan's probe into alleged Olympic bid bribery flawed: French court See in context

Although the Olympics will probably be cancelled, Papa Diack won the gold.

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Posted in: Japan's Olympic sponsors shelve ads as mood sours over Games See in context

By the way, it is still January

Yes, but January 2021.

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Posted in: Only 37% of firms met Japan gov't target of cutting commuters by 70% See in context

only around 37 percent of firms...

Do we know whether this includes SMEs? Does it include irregular workers?

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Posted in: Most poultry farms hit by bird flu have flaws in wildlife control See in context

This really puts the hen in taihen.

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Posted in: Suga tells Davos forum Olympics will be symbol of human victory over virus See in context

I thought it was the Davros forum, since Suga speaks like a dying dalek.

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Posted in: Insurers face 'mind-blowingly' large loss if Olympics canceled See in context

"The Olympics will be a symbol of insurers' victory over the virus."

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Posted in: Fans or no fans? Tokyo Olympic organizers still mum See in context

Just make Mori do all the events on his own.

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Posted in: Dry ice, containers and overworked doctors: The hurdles for Japan's vaccine roll-out See in context


How about waku-waku wakuchin? Or waku-chan? counter the waku-wacky anti-vaxxers

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Posted in: Australia marks national day with protests over 'Invasion Day' See in context

Time to watch Walkabout again.

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Posted in: Japan to start random PCR testing to ascertain extent of infections See in context

If positive, will have to stay home or go to hospital. Better not to know..

Good point. Blissful ignorance will never harm you, or those around you. /s

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Posted in: Kenneth Branagh to play Boris Johnson in UK pandemic TV drama See in context

Who's playing Gove?

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Posted in: S Korea seeks 'amicable solution' to comfort women issue with Japan See in context


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Posted in: IOC chief Bach floats possibility of no fans at Tokyo Games See in context

"We have no plan B"

"We are working to prepare for all the potential scenarios"

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