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19 responses so far ↓

  • 1 asian4 // Mar 6, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    You know you’re Japanese when…
    1. You bow your head every few seconds when you speak.
    2. Every compliment ever paid to you you’ve responded with “Oh no, that’s not true…”.
    3. You know what nattoo is and you either hate it or you love it.
    4. You know why the words Rice and Meal mean the same thing.
    5. You imitate the nasally voice of the train conductor and everyone laughs.
    6. You are/have been addicted to the song “Tsunami” by Southern All Stars.
    7. You know that shoyu never, ever goes on rice.
    8. You’ve “accidentally” poured shoyu or some other sauce on your rice. “Accidentally” of course.
    9. Your blood type is A.
    10. You grew up watching Anpanman or Ultraman.
    11. You know that it’s really “Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi”.
    12. You watch American movies with Japanese in them and you think they’re speaking Chinese.
    13. You apoogize profusely for no reason.
    14. You know what the rabbits are doing up there on the moon.
    15. You know what Shuriken are NOT because of an anime or manga.
    16. At some point, you watched “Hotaru no Haka” and cried.
    17. “Tonari no Totoro” was your “Little Mermaid”.
    18. You know that frogs say, “gero gero”, not “ribbit”.
    19. The quote, “boys be ambitious” is familiar to you.
    20. You’ve bought nice clothing for cheaper than 5 dollars.
    21. You can finish this sentence:
    “Sora wo jiyuu ni tobitai na!
    Hai! _____________!!!!”

  • 2 Anonymous // Mar 16, 2008 at 10:18 am

    really hot food – like udon and don’t bother to let it cool down

  • 3 Susan // Apr 9, 2008 at 12:26 am

    I’d like to know why Japanese people are so crazy about Anchor Hocking, Fire King mugs. Just wondering.

  • 4 Yammer // Apr 11, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    You get alarmed when someone leaves the chopsticks sticking straight up in the rice bowl.

    You know the story of Urashima Taro.

    Many Koreans and a few Chinese over a certain age really don’t dig you, as a point of principle.

    You celebrate December 7.

    You can tell when the Japanese restaurant is actually staffed entirely by Vietnamese.

    You know that Japanese elderly men like speak-o in-o berry DEEPO VOICE.

    You find yourself saying the syllable, “Sah!” to encourage yourself to stand up.

    You have eaten a minimum of three kinds of fish eggs and can describe the differences to your fascinated/appalled white friends.

    You know people named Shig and June.

  • 5 Ellie // Apr 27, 2008 at 9:49 am

    It seems to me that Japanese people are very fond of those flip-open- phones.. Why is that?

  • 6 Ellie // Apr 27, 2008 at 9:50 am

    And what’s with Japanese people and onigiris, and sushi?

  • 7 Wanchan // Apr 30, 2008 at 3:18 pm

    JA onigiri have fried hot dogs inside them.

  • 8 Siggy // Jun 7, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    I’m not really Japanese (I’m actually Chinese). But if possible, I’d like to see an article about idols. Come to think of it, I don’t actually know if idols is the same phenomenon that it is in other Asian countries. I suppose to an extent it is.

    I’m sure most people know about otakus. You could write a post on that actually. Since idols are more of a subset of the otaku culture.

    Some suggestions for research if one is interested:

    Densha Otoko
    Hello! Project
    Johnny’s Entertainment

    I ran into this blog today, so I’m not sure if you’ve written about it. But it would be an interesting topic to write about. (For reference, I am a wota, but not mad hardcore like the wotas you might find in Japan.)

  • 9 Rich Francis // Jun 8, 2008 at 9:24 pm

    Inter-racial babies, seriously Japanese people love them..

  • 10 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 1:28 am

    japanese girls are hott!!

  • 11 klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 1:58 am

    Japanese girls are supra cute

  • 12 josie // Jul 17, 2008 at 12:07 am

    Tengo no sekku. May 5th is Boys Day…..the flying carp are out!

  • 13 Renee Gaud // Aug 12, 2008 at 9:14 am

    Hello Kitty. Asians LOVE Hello Kitty

  • 14 FM // Sep 10, 2008 at 7:29 pm

    My boyfriend is 1/4 Japanese, and he’s really into anime, gaming and all that stuff, as am I. (full on Otaku <3 I love him) He’s really attracted to me because I resemble a really cute anime character (Ink from Moetan), and so do all of his friends. (not to be big-headed <__< they just do, hehe.) So what I’m trying to get at is-

    Japanese guys like girls that resemble anime or game characters!

  • 15 bokuha bakayaro // Apr 11, 2011 at 11:22 pm


    Wonder why Japanese like Dec 7 when it was Dec 6 in Japan? Wonder why no after nearly 2 decades in Japan, I have never heard a Japanese claim to like Dec 7?

    And wonder WTF speaks in this sort of pigeon English “speak-o in-o berry DEEPO VOICE” other than you?

  • 16 Kai // May 3, 2011 at 9:38 am

    stupid Americans. look how they think about us. you Americans are really idiots who who suck Japanese asses. even though Japanese fucking hate whites, you people still coming after our asses. what a waste.

  • 17 Sydney // Jun 2, 2011 at 6:13 am

    Lol, dear dear Kai….. you obviously do not see how the Japanese see US either! Notice how almost every pop song over there has English lyrics in it?? Why do you think this is? Cuz they LIKE us. And we LIKE them. Can’t we all LIVE in peace and harmony? Nobody is sucking anyone’s butt. That’s gross and immature. But especially gross. And I can tell that you’ve spent a little too much time in America my friend. Do you live in America?? If so, then why are you hating on yourself? Cuz then, you’re American too you know. “Baka.”

  • 18 Rob // Feb 28, 2012 at 11:16 am

    I like it when the Japanese take jobs from the round-eyed devil.

  • 19 shylee // Feb 12, 2014 at 12:26 am

    Many people think that Japanese people. Are the best. But in some ways they are not all. (In the past!) You will see?!!!! What the hek is that?!!!?!!(you!) Call me at, 503-246-7741!!!!!!

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