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Japanese Houseboy - WTF?

What is the story behind the pop-cultural trope of the "Japanese Houseboy?" [more inside]
posted by Miko on Sep 22, 2012 - 12 answers

Japanese girl travels country with griddle TV show?

Once upon a time I saw a few episodes of a japanese TV show about a girl who runs an okonomiyaki restaurant (I think?) in Japan who travels the country with her cast-iron griddle looking for her father. Every episode ends with her in a cook-off against some random person. It was on TV in the Bay Area and subtitled. What the heck was this show? It has defeated even my powerful google-fu.
posted by GuyZero on Feb 10, 2011 - 6 answers

What is the REAL name of the Japanese pranks show people are calling "Panic Face King"?

There is a video making the rounds that is supposedly from an extreme Japanese pranks show called "Panic Face King." I have been unable to find any additional information on this show, which leads me to believe this is not the real name (or not the correct translation). [more inside]
posted by phonepimpster on Oct 27, 2009 - 7 answers

Typical things said on Japanese shows?

What are some of the typical things said on Japanese variety shows? Preferably cheesy and/or cavity-inducing sweet? [more inside]
posted by Xere on Feb 1, 2009 - 7 answers

The Missing Youtube Video

YouTube video got deleted...can you help me find it? [more inside]
posted by j1950 on May 9, 2008 - 2 answers

TV tuner for MacBook that works in US *and* Japan

Looking for a TV tuner, but here's the catch: it has to be compatible with a MacBook (so USB or FireWire only), and I'd really prefer if it supported both US and Japan over-the-air broadcasts (bonus points for HD).
posted by DoctorFedora on Mar 29, 2008 - 6 answers

What's a good source for finding TV shows online? Specifically, Ninja Warrior (originally titles Sasuke in Japan)?

TV-over-the-internet-filter: What's a good source for finding TV shows online? Specifically, Ninja Warrior (originally titled Sasuke in Japan)? [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Nov 4, 2007 - 6 answers

Pi-ta-go-ra su-i-chi!

In this collection of clips of Rube Goldberg machines for NHK's Pitagora Suichi, was CG animation used? [more inside]
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Dec 17, 2006 - 18 answers

What was that Japanese show about an architect and his cute neighbors?

What was that TV show I just saw in Japan? It seemed to be a comedy about a neurotic architect and his cute neighbors. It intrigued me. [more inside]
posted by BlackLeotardFront on Sep 12, 2006 - 3 answers

Japanese TV Online?

Japanese TV online? [more inside]
posted by blahtsk on Mar 6, 2006 - 7 answers

そのテレビ番組をなんですか?

Searching frantically for a Japanese variety show I used to watch. [more inside]
posted by splice on Nov 9, 2005 - 4 answers

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