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Posted in: Kyoto slammed for manga telling people not to talk at restaurants See in context

So it’s a case of “we want your money but don’t want you to enjoy being here and talking?”

I think it’s very Japanese. “We want your money. We don’t want you though.” Am I wrong?

Also, about kids lacking skills here. Are they taught them? @burningbush

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Posted in: Japan's celebrations rocket into orbit as Osaka's win takes off See in context

If that picture is a sign of sports celebrations during a pandemic, god help the Olympics (and all of us who will feel the repercussions).

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Posted in: Japan may delay COVID-19 timetable for inoculating elderly See in context

If having the Olympics depended on the country being vaccinated, we would have all been done with it a long time ago.

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Posted in: Some remain skeptical as Japan set to roll out vaccines on Wednesday See in context

Let’s ask that age old question of why smallpox and polio are no longer an issue.

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Posted in: Driver on Seibu Railway train falls asleep while at controls See in context

Overworked and underpaid.

I do also think there’s a lack of knowledge surrounding work/ life balance here. Just a bit.

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Posted in: EU approves first shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Japan See in context

The Japanese government plans to vaccinate medical workers first, then the elderly, followed by people with health conditions and those working at elderly care facilities.

so it’s gonna be about 2025 by the time the rest of us get it.

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Posted in: Japanese monks want to create new temple…in space See in context

If life ever takes off on another planet, let religion bear left behind. The biggest cause of war throughout history.

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Posted in: Only 21% cleaning hands appropriately in Japan amid pandemic: survey See in context

A lot of the public toilets in Tokyo actually don’t even have hand soap and only offer cold water to rinse your hands.

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Posted in: Governors urge gov't to quickly come up with vaccine rollout plans See in context

* inoculations, which are expected to start with health care workers in mid-*February.

That’s next week and they’re still ‘expected...’? Doesn’t look like anything will be happening mid-February.

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Posted in: More than 110,000 sign petition against Mori after sexist comments See in context

Good on those who signed this petition! Glad to see people standing up and taking action. It’s good to see that people do want change in Japan. However difficult it is to do or slow to happen.

The situation isn’t a laughing matter, as some commenters state. Sexism and gender equality are serious issues that Japan Mose definitely need to tackle. The man himself is the joke. As is those who gave him this job and put him in charge.

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Posted in: Suga asks people to hold on a little longer as he extends state of emergency See in context

Does he mean hold on until they’ve had their precious Olympics? And after that, they’ll “urge even more” to -let alone - acknowledge the seriousness of this pandemic, rather than actually tackle it like the ruling leader of a country should actually be doing.

I wouldn’t be surprised if this man has trouble even making decisions about when to go to the bathroom or not.

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Posted in: Japan to extend state of emergency until March 7 See in context

I feel this is the govt way of gaining trust from the public in hosting the Olympics. The SOE will continue, the tests will keep being reduced as will the “official” number of daily infections. Then the Olympics will happen and it’ll be all happy, happy, joy, joy and then bam! The truth will come out and the govt will blame it all on the naughty foreigners who came for the Olympics and didn’t follow the rules blah blah. Just wait.

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Posted in: Japan’s first permanent urban ropeway to open in Yokohama from April See in context

Eight people. Nice social distancing!

Its ok! You’ll be made to social distance while lining up for this thing. And then packed into the ‘AirCabin.’

Also, a thousand yen one way? No thanks!

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Posted in: Woman arrested after punching convenience store manager who asked her to wear mask See in context

She wasn’t very good at masking her anger. Good on him for telling her to wear one though. I feel bad for such workers having to deal with a myriad of customers each day.

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Posted in: 60% of Japanese firms support Olympics this summer, poll shows See in context

Of course they do. ¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥

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Posted in: Two men charged after having sex at public bathhouse in Tokyo See in context

How do you know they’re even gay anyway? There’s a lot of closeted, miserable married men out there doing this kind of thing. Let’s not forget that.

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Posted in: Two men charged after having sex at public bathhouse in Tokyo See in context

You’d think the owner would be grateful of the business during such times.

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Posted in: IOC, Tokyo Olympics to unveil rule book for beating pandemic See in context

Once upon a time there was a pandemic...

The end.

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Posted in: Man arrested after wearing wig to enter women’s bathing facility See in context

I highly doubt a trans person with male ‘features’ (as is written) would even want to enter a female bathhouse in just a towel.

And do women enter a bathhouse in makeup? Seems like a cisgender perv not thinking about these things.

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Posted in: WBO superfly world champ Ioka warned over visible tattoos See in context

Beep beep! Olympics coming! Let’s welcome the world with open arms and open minds. Japan doesn’t discriminate. Not at all.

Said no one ever.

im sorry but the spectators are there to see the sports person perform. Why is it an issue that the sports person makes spectators uncomfortable?

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Posted in: IOC chief Bach says there is no plan B for Tokyo Olympics See in context

Massively overspent Olympics, big shiny new department stores in Ginza emptying.....

Pretty sure there’s a lesson somewhere in there about greed. Eggs, one basket and all that.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,471 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 5,652 See in context

@zoronto

Very large number 60 years or older. Where do these people get infected? Especially the 80+ years olds. This is why you need to increase the ridiculously low testing, so that their possibly asymptomatic contacts could be kept away

To be honest, the people I see walking around mostly without masks tend to be senior men.

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Posted in: Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing See in context

How about some robots to run this country and actually make some progress?

just get testing Japan! This is embarrassing.

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Posted in: Vaccines not prerequisite for Tokyo Olympics: Kato See in context

World leaders and organizations need to step in at this point. This is being mishandled on a huge scale. If this event goes ahead, it will set the world back even further in battling this virus.

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Posted in: Japan finds COVID-19 variant in 3 people with no record of travel to UK See in context

It isn’t a “UK strain.” It’s a strain first identified in the UK. There is a huge difference in wording.

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Posted in: Enjoy a kabuki stage performance wherever you are with this new AR app See in context

On the site it says “coming soon.” So, not available yet huh?

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Posted in: Hiroshima to conduct PCR tests for 800,000 to battle COVID-19 See in context

Finally!!! Good on ya, Hiroshima!

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Posted in: Obstetrician at 'baby hatch' hospital struggles for women's right to confidential births See in context

No one here knows the reasons why these ladies decide to use such facility. However, I applaud them and the hospital for having such options. There needs to be more support.

So many guys ‘mansplaining’ women’s rights/ options on here.

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Posted in: Japanese pray for end to pandemic in annual ice bath ritual at Tokyo shrine See in context

Prays to get over from covid. Goes home and does of hypothermia.

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