4 posts tagged with japan by Rash.
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Will these new Japanese films ever be shown in SF Bay Area cinemas?

When will three new Japanese (or Japan-themed) films be shown in the SF Bay Area? (One of them just won an Academy Award). [more inside]
posted by Rash on Mar 7, 2009 - 5 answers

Whatsit called when they got no feet?

Is there a name for the manga style where characters are drawn so simply they have no feet, merely dull points at the bottom of their legs? [more inside]
posted by Rash on Oct 6, 2006 - 8 answers

Sexual humiliation by the Japanese Army in WWII

How did the Japanese force unwilling Chinese men to rape their own family members? [more inside]
posted by Rash on Jul 5, 2006 - 12 answers

Problems taking my bicycle to Japan?

Jitensha-Filter: I fantasize about moving to Japan to teach English, when I retire from my computer career. To achieve this end, I've earned my TESL certificate, but so far, I'm just a repeat tourist with lots of Nihon travel experience -- but always on foot. Part of the fantasy involves riding a bicycle over there -- and not one of their clunky no-speeds, but my bicycle. What's involved when a gaijin brings in his bicycle? I'm guessing it's not as easy as retrieving it from checked luggage at Narita, and riding away -- knowing the Japanese, there's regulations to be satisified, in an approved manner. [more inside]
posted by Rash on Jul 29, 2005 - 15 answers

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