Same song. Same clothes. Same dance. Same look-&-feel video. SAME JAPAN.
Let’s パクリ/ripoff happy!!~
After all the horrors 2017, poor macot Kumamon peers around the corner at 2018, おやくま〜☆!!~
In Japan, New Yews Eve’s worst-night celebrations drives foreigners crazy because their Japanese families gather around the TV to watch phony pre-packaged boy and girl bands in NHK TV’s New Year’s Kohaku pr(Year-end Song Festiva”) program.
When I worked at Hitachi, the kadomatsu decorations for New Years were put out on the 23rd or 24th since the 28th was the last day of work.
Every year I would pop into the shacho/president’s office to thank them for the Christmas trees just for me, hee, hee.
Also check out my previous post: Japanese punji stakes (2017/12/27)
Shingetsu News Agency 12:58 PM – 28 Dec 2017
(Last news item at the bottom)
—Shoko Asahara, founder of the murderous Aum Shinrikyo cult, thought likely to be executed by the Abe government in 2018. Apparently, some Justice Ministry bureaucrats want this done by the end of the Heisei Era, before the next Emperor’s reign.
♪Still crazy after all these years♬♪♪