What do you like the most about Japan?

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10 Aug 2010, 6:14 pm

GOJIRAAA!! !
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10 Aug 2010, 6:18 pm

It tastes good in a sandwich.


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11 Aug 2010, 2:15 am

GODZILLA
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GAMERA

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ULTRAMAN

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11 Aug 2010, 5:06 am

Gokkun 8)


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11 Aug 2010, 5:14 am

ASIMO, Hiroshige



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11 Aug 2010, 6:05 am

i like that it is in the northern hemisphere.

i also like how they can not pronounce the letter "L".
eg: "they hold their erections every 3 years" (they hold their elections every 3 years)

"due to the abundant rooting, rocks have been made raw in the city" (due to the abundant looting, locks have been made law in the city")

when a japanese girl returns from her childhood in the middle east and is asked to describe her experience there she says "Iraq Arabia!!" (i lack a labia (genital mutilation))

passionate people there describe themselves as "rusty" (lusty)

they like to live "wrong " (long)

etc....
there are so many semantic ideas that can be considered if you substitute an "l" with an "r".

there is " much lice in her labia" (there is much rice in arabia)
(i know that is a corruption of an earlier one i said)

i am getting tired.

i like how japanese people copy other peoples ideas and mass produce them so they are affordable.
i like how they deep fry lettuce leaves in a tempura batter so that i can eat healthy lettuce with some level of satisfaction.



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11 Aug 2010, 7:09 am

Harajuku
The feudal era architecture (temples, castles)
Kimonos
Katana blades
Azumanga Daioh
Hiyao Miyazaki
Geddan!!



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11 Aug 2010, 10:31 am

The author Haruki Murakami, who comes from Japan. I stumbled across The Wild Sheep Chase and after reading that I made it my kission to read every book he has ever written. I now have a little Haruki Murakami library. Amazon alerts me every time he writes another book so I can keep up.



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11 Aug 2010, 6:02 pm

I love their clothes - these new and kimonos. They have great style and fashion sense.
I like Geisha make up. Sometimes I do similar (more gothic, but still in Geisha style).


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12 Aug 2010, 1:45 am

Apart from the women :wink: :arrow:

Morihei Ueshiba

Aikido

Akira Kurosawa

Ken Watanabe

Takeshi Kitano

In that order :wink:


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12 Aug 2010, 7:56 pm

BigJohnnyCool wrote:
GODZILLA

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GAMERA

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ULTRAMAN

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12 Aug 2010, 7:59 pm

I became interested in general with the asian culture when I was far too young to understand it. Japanese culture and indian culture especially. I didn't know Anime existed until I knew Toonami existed. But I enjoyed the fantastic colors and culture of the upmost respect for everyone. However, I prefer to adapt a much more open mind to people's beliefs and culture with this respect, where as this isn't really considered necessary and the japanese have a class system, something I'm not fond of. I just really enjoy the spiritual aspects the most.


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12 Aug 2010, 10:45 pm

i like their gardens, especially all the symmetry they contain, because i like gardening in general. i also think the paper houses they used to have are interesting. i wonder who originally thought of them :?:



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12 Aug 2010, 11:36 pm

I also like the fancy, little trees.


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15 Aug 2010, 3:27 pm

CockneyRebel wrote:
I also like the fancy, little trees.


i used to have one of those about ten years ago and used to prune it every month to keep it small.

i love taking care of plants. plants always give instead of take and they are always so peaceful.