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Rebellion Japanese-style Quote of the Day

“What distinguishes the [Hell’s Angels-style bousouzoku] gangs from their counterparts in the West is their rigidly organized structure. They charge membership fees, chant slogans and gang anthems, and proudly wear badges and uniforms… Paradoxically, in attempting to escape from the strait jacket of Japanese schooling, these 42,500 youngsters submit to the absolute regimen imposed by the gangs” Read the rest of this entry »

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Not the best time to be in Japan Quote of the Day

“Breast fixation, especially partiality to larger breasts, is a recent phenomenon in Japan. Only two generations ago no eyelashes were batted when farm girls of all sizes and dimensions worked topless in the fields; the massive postwar Westernization brought an end to that.” Read the rest of this entry »