Monthly Archives: February 2015

In Defense of David-kun Part II of II

Last time I talked about how wrong the subtitles of the video “Davido-kun love Japan” were, and how even if you don’t know a single word of Japanese you should have been smart enough to realize how made-up they were.  … Continue reading

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Confusing NHK Headlines on the Economy

Just glancing at NHK World News when I noticed this list of headlines on the side.   So, skipping the seminar article, the message appears to be: exports up, economy down, economy up, exports down.  You might start to get … Continue reading

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In Defense of David-kun Part I of II

There’s a video that has been getting some play on the internet for the past year or so, going under the title “Davido-kun loves Japan.”  It’s about an eight-minute segment of a longer TV program in which two comedians are … Continue reading

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How Powerful is Japan(‘s military)?

A channel called TestTube recently had a well-received video titled “How Powerful is Japan?”  While only two and a half minutes long, it is filled with inaccuracies. (New Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzV_Oo3CFj8) So why don’t we look at them:

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