Accidentally found on Google; cannot find original source but will link to it if I do.
Note to self: Look for the yellow building with slit windows. Surugamachi 2? Goddamn Japanese street numbers.
There are a few tonkatsu chefs in Japan that I’ve seen test the temperature of frying oil with the edge of their thumbs, but I’ve never seen anything like this….
Twice a week, I teach a Japanese language class and a Japanese culture class to these students at Strisuksa School in Roi Et, the next town over. Last term I decided we should have a “kimono day” on the last day, so Nam came out to teach them how it’s done (she has a kimono cert from our time in Sumoto).
A Kujira Crown (slight model change from mine) is featured in a new Kansai Television show: Suteki na sentakushi
Coolest thing ever?
If anybody has this on Beta, I will pay…
Sunshowers are sometimes referred to as “the fox’s/foxes’ wedding” (plurality indeterminate) in Japan, or “kitsune no yomeiri.”
Today is the sunniest rainy day I’ve ever seen; it’s completely still and over a hundred degrees outside. It’s so hot, the rain leaves no mark on the pavement.
Wikipedia entry for kitsune no yomeiri.
This is the dope shit for real:
Posted for posterity:
From the Nakamura website.
“Yurusarezarumono” was the Japanese title for the Clint Eastwood movie, “Unforgiven.” Although I’ve used it improperly in the title of this post, the term, “gyaku yunyu,” means reverse-importing (importing products made by JP companies overseas into JP). What I’m actually trying to fucking say is that a noted Korean director, Lee Sang-il, is directing a Japanese remake of “Unforgiven,” starring Ken-fucking Watanabe (fucking in a good sense).
Go. See. Trailer. Now. (Learn. Japanese. Now.)