Tag Archives: Japan

Casual racism

People props are bad enough, but when they are there to encompass a culture that does not actually consist purely of people in bright colored tights and suspenders, we have a little issue. These identical expressionless girls were described as ‘clumsiest attempt to appropriate Japanese culture and fashion since Gwen …

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Ase Ga Daradara Dete Kuru (Sweating Like A Pig)

As the red sun rises in Tokyo, its residents, still in their beds, reach for their smart phones to check the day’s forecast. Swiping the screen feverously for hour-by-hour predictions, they turn to second opinions — large folders full of weather apps — reassuring themselves with all the times Yahoo! Weather …

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