Famous Japanese cross-dresser

Cross-dressing (the act of wearing clothes commonly associated with the opposite sex) is not something European people usually associate with Japanese culture. Imagine my surprise when I saw a huge guy in women's clothing on Japanese television for the first time. And it's no exception, I often see this guy and other guys dressed like... Continue Reading →

Japanese New Year’s Eve TV show ‘Kōhaku Uta Gassen’

It was quite exciting to spend New Year in Japan. I was very curious about Japanese New Year rituals and we tried participating in as many as possible. Our Japanese New Year experience began on New Year's Eve with a popular TV show called 'Kōhaku Uta Gassen' (on the channel NHK). It features spectacular performances... Continue Reading →

Happy Tree Friends

When I was in the 100yen shop the other day, I saw a woman wearing a 'Happy Tree Friends' T-shirt. I wonder if she actually knows what 'Happy Tree Friends' is. For those of you who don't know either: it's a cartoon about cuddly little animals who die gruesome deaths. It started as an internet... Continue Reading →

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