Skinny Gundam Found in the Philippines, Owner Claims It’s an Original Design

Jed’s Island Resort, an amusement park and lodge, seems to have more than  a handful of copyright violations on its park: statues of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Bumblebee, Mazinger Z, Voltes V, and more cover the premises.

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When asked about these curious photos, the park replied by saying that the robot was an original design, and that it’s called Jed Giant Robot. Our mistake Jed, carry on!


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Top 7 Phrases That Repel Girls


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1. Can we split the bill?

I was enjoying the evening with a delicious dinner, but it felt like I was pushed from a cliff at the last moment. Splitting the check is unbelievable. You had a great time with me right? Do you think that happiness is free? (51, housekeeper)

2. Can I kiss you?

Kisses should be natural. Even if we’re not dating, sure you can tell by the mood if we can kiss or not. Why would you ask if we can kiss? And that face they make when they ask is so gross. (33, office worker)

3. Stop gozaru~!!

(Note: gozaru is archaic Japanese, used when samurai still roamed the lands)

I was playing around poking his sides, when suddenly he said “s, s, stop gozaru~!” What the hell is up with “gozaru.” Are you from the Edo Period? On top of that we were at the Shinjuku train station. So embarrassing. (22, college student)

4. OMG, my coupon’s missing!

My boyfriend took me to a fancy restaurant, said that he’d take care of the bill. But when the bill came, he said “what?! My coupon’s gone!” Supposedly he printed out a coupon, but he lost it so the waiter let out an uneasy laugh. He kept repeating “It’s gone!! What do I do!? It’s gone!!” (26, office worker)

5. Whaaat! I want to see your place~

The moment they find out I live alone, all men are eager to come visit. Such perverts. (29, part-time worker)

6. I’ll get this for you next time

I asked him to buy it because I want it now. Why he says “next time” is beyond me. (37, office worker)

7. I’m Mickey! Nice to meet you!

He doesn’t sound anything like Mickey, but he keeps saying “I’m Mickey, nice to meet you! I’m Mickey, I’m Mickey!” while he sneaks into bed sheets. It’s creepy, and above all I started to think that maybe he’s an idiot. (20, college student)

Online reactions on Japanese sites:

She wouldn’t mind getting puched if he was handsome

51 (´・ω・`)

I swear, these articles are deliberately trying to make us laugh now

(51, housekeeper)
Failure to launch!

This would be creepy even between guys

Stop gozaru… WTF?

It’d be creepier if a guy wanted to visit your place without being a perv. What other reason is there, does he want to set the place on fire?

Shut up and take off your clothes

So scary gozaru

If you don’t like it, dump them. Don’t force it

(´・ω・`) I want to date a stop gozaru

I totally agree with #1, but 51 years old lol

Let’s sexy time

20 Reasons Why Unattractive Men Have Girlfriends



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Perhaps you’ve seen this before, where a gorgeous woman is locking arms with a seemingly average (or below average) looks. Guys wonder how the heck he pulled it off, usually settling on a big salary. But what’s the real secret? Japanese women give a little insight.

  1. Is naturally good at being thoughtful of others
  2. Hygienic
  3. Good listener
  4. No prejudices against anyone
  5. Seems intelligent
  6. Good conversationalist
  7. Is decisive and reliable
  8. Serious about his work & takes responsibility
  9. He’s modest and others trust him
  10. Good at managing his finances
  11. Positive and easy-going
  12. Puts others first
  13. Clean and proper vocabulary
  14. Neat eater
  15. Fashion sense is superb
  16. Tight body
  17. Gets along well with his family
  18. Good at house chores
  19. Great memory, remembers past conversations
  20. Always answers his messages

20 Reasons Why Handsome Men Don’t Have Girlfriends



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Even physical attractiveness has its limits if the guy in question is, well, questionable. Here are the top reasons Japanese women gave that make them say “no way.”

  1. Insensitive and keeps saying mean things
  2. Doesn’t brush their teeth, doesn’t bathe — unhygienic
  3. Narcissist
  4. Too loose with money
  5. Lacks common sense
  6. Changes attitude depending on who they’re talking to
  7. Doesn’t listen
  8. Eats sloppily
  9. Looks down on women and children
  10. Full of himself, rates himself too highly
  11. Not an ounce of intelligence
  12. Goes on and on about his boring conquests
  13. Vocabulary is trashy
  14. He has let his body go
  15. Boring conversationalist
  16. Fashion sense is really lame
  17. Has no stamina, gets tired too quickly
  18. Awful memory, can’t remember past conversations
  19. Messages are littered with emoji
  20. Says emo things like “I’m good looking but I’m empty inside…”

Ex-Girlfriend Sneaks in Secret Ingredient for a Special Valentine’s Chocolate

Sometimes when it’s over, it isn’t over! This girl just couldn’t forget about her ex-boyfriend, so she decided to make him a special Valentine’s Day chocolate with a lovely twist.

Original conversation and my translation below:

Good morning!!!
And, Happy Valentine’s!!!

G, good morning!
Happy Valentine’s!

Oh, thanks again for the chocolates yesterday! I didn’t expect a letter, it was nice of you! It was good so I ate them all lol

Haha, you ate them so fast!
Are them all already??
Oh, sorry about the letter, my handwriting is so bad! (-ω-; )

Yeah, ate them lol
No way, your handwriting was fine!

I’m sorry to bring up the past again, but

I don’t know how to thank you, especially since I’m the one that ended the relationship…

Hehehe ( *´ `*)
I’m looking forward to White Day!! ♡

But you know, about that…

The chocolate you ate, I wanted to put my blood in it since I heard that it works like a love spell. Maybe it was a joke though.

But I thought, blood’s a bit much…

So you know, we’ve kissed right? So kinda like a replacement, I snuck in some of my saliva. Seems like you didn’t notice. Sorry!

Maybe I shouldn’t have said anything? lolol

I felt bad keeping it a secret, so I thought I’d apologize first! Really sorry!

And…

I still love you. I can’t forget you.

I can’t forget you, so that’s why I’ve been wanting to stay friends with you, dragging this relationship. But just friends is tough.
Sorry to be dramatic. I sound a little crazy. I know that it’s one of the reasons you dumped me.

But you know, you’re still kind to me as always, we’re still friends right? That means you like me at least a little, right? You were happy about Valentine’s too! So I want you to think it over, if we can date again…

Yes, this really is a thing.
Yes, this really is a thing.

This Sailor Moon in Taiwan is Nightmare Fuel

Danny Choo, everyone’s favorite professional otaku, has found a less-than-perfect Sailor Moon clone in Taipei, Taiwan:

Sailor Moon TaiwanDanny notes that it seems to be in a doctor’s office, perhaps to keep the kids “happy” while visiting.

It looks to be a refurbished unit from Japan that had a very bad paint restoration, to the point that she’s no longer blonde and Luna became a dog.

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15 sleazy phrases men say to women that give away their ulterior motives


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Men that treat their dates to a fine meal may be thinking, “alright, now the real games begin!” What do you say to keep her enamored with you, hopefully leading to a little more? Men think that their invitations are natural and smooth, but many women catch on pretty quick, sensing that he’s up to something.

The most obvious was “I swear I won’t do anything, so can I come over to your place?” Most women who are told this will be puzzled, thinking why he’d want to come over at all if he’s planning to do nothing. Women know that when men start swearing they won’t do anything, they plan to all kinds of things. It’s such a tired plan that some women may just sigh in disbelief.

Second most popular-yet-unbelievable question was “I missed the last train, can I come over to your place?” Japanese take trains every day and night, and it’s unthinkable that they would forget their train that one day. Some men even take peeks at their watches, eying the best time to unleash this excuse. Hopefully they won’t be crushed when she suggests the existence of taxis.

In third was “I’m really good at giving massages, are you feeling tense anywhere?” This is his plan to narrow the gap in the relationship by introducing body touching. Unfortunately for guys, this one’s a no-brainer for women. What would he say if instead of asking for a shoulder, back, or hip massage, she asked for a foot massage at the end of a long day (though some men with certain fetishes will think jackpot!).

Men, use this list wisely to be a truly imaginative, original, charming wolf in sheep’s clothing.

  1. I swear I won’t do anything, so can I come over to your place?
  2. I missed the last train, can I come over to your place?
  3. I’m really good at giving massages, are you feeling tense anywhere?
  4. I’m so tired, can I rest at your place?
  5. I bet you look good in pajamas. I’d love to see that.
  6. Want to drink a little more at my place?
  7. I have a fun DVD to watch at my place, want to come over?
  8. I have a cat, want to come over to my place?
  9. My stomach feels weird, can I use your bathroom?
  10. I can check the feng shui of your place.
  11. It’s a bit late, I’ll ride with you to your place in the taxi.
  12. There was a huge bug at my place, wanna come and see?
  13. Can you come over to my place next time and make me a meal?
  14. Want to come over to eat some of my cooking?
  15. My folks sent me so much <insert food here>, want to come over to my place and eat some with me?

Japanese netizens are horniest at 2 AM

Yahoo! Japan has gathered and studied data regarding the average moods of Japanese people during any given day, relying on updates on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Do any of these moods fit your update habits?

6 AM Update:

  1. Bright
  2. Sleepy
  3. Healthy
  4. Little more
  5. Calm

9 AM Update:

  1. Nervous
  2. Having fun
  3. Excited
  4. Thanks to
  5. Pleasant

12 PM Update:

  1. Hungry
  2. Nom nom
  3. Happy
  4. Cheap
  5. Doesn’t taste good

5 PM Update:

  1. Time to go home
  2. Tired
  3. Done
  4. Head hurts
  5. Feet hurt

8 PM Update:

  1. A lot
  2. Good
  3. Good evening
  4. Cute
  5. Too cool

11 PM Update:

  1. It was a good day everyone
  2. Sorry
  3. You’re right
  4. Nostalgic
  5. Awesome

2 AM Update:

  1. Scary
  2. Erotic
  3. Shut up
  4. Fun
  5. Nope

3 AM Update:

  1. Not good
  2. Why
  3. Can’t sleep
  4. Go to sleep
  5. Of course

4 AM Update:

  1. Die
  2. Weird
  3. Why
  4. Shameful
  5. Suffocating

Other observations include that most Japanese are “bored” between 10 AM and 11 AM, followed by 1 PM and 2 PM. Perhaps everyone could go home on time if they just worked these two hours…

Dragon Ball author Akira Toriyama: “The Majin Buu Saga was intense to create! I lost interest in writing battle scenes after that”

If you’ve ever read or watched Dragon Ball, it is one of the best examples of manga with powerful characters engaging in intense battle scenes. It’s regarded as a classic for this reason, and a recent interview with the creator revealed interesting information about its creation.

Creator Akira Toriyama said in a recent interview, “Majin Buu was the strongest enemy in the original manga series. The last enemy was round! He’s strong! And he’s really persistent!

Even I got frustrated drawing the manga, since the battle scenes were so intense and drawn out. I’m an old man with high blood pressure that prefers light flavors now, so I can’t draw such epic battle scenes anymore. To be frank, after drawing those scenes, I lost interest in writing in battles altogether.”

He added, “as a creator, I much prefer the interactions between minor characters. When I drew the silly Mr. Satan (Hercule in the West) contributing to the hero’s victory, it sent shivers down my spine.”

Reactions Online:

I’ve read a lot of manga, but I really think Dragon Ball had some of the best choreographed battles.

He must be a genius if he can create such a huge hit without even giving his best

His last short series was pretty fun and that’s the kind of manga he wants to write, but everyone else wants Dragon Ball

No matter how good the manga starts outs, it can ruin the manga and the writer themselves if they needlessly keep writing without end

If someone asked me what manga had the ultimate battle scenes, I’d say Dragon Ball in a heartbeat

74 year-old man arrested for punching a banker that refused to tell him the ATM card’s PIN that he can’t remember

On 3/25 in Shimane prefecture, Japan, an unemployed 74 year-old man was arrested for suspicions on aggravated assault.

According to the police report, the man had forgotten his ATM card’s PIN code, and was denied the information when he asked the banker. The man has admitted that he punched the banker out of frustration.

Responses Online:

You live for 74 years and this is how you act? This is why old people doesn’t necessarily equal wise anymore

Do we still have to pay him social security?

There are seriously people like this, where they ask for the PIN. I worked at a cell phone shop, and a guy said “why don’t you have my PIN on file? That’s irresponsible!” Of course we don’t know! It’s called a PIN, Personal Identification Number, for a reason!