Jun 212010
"corpolate like a chocolate" Engrish t-shirt

  T-shirts are a wonderful source for Engrish in Japan. Western rōmaji (latin letters) are cool and modern, so on casual clothing English is often depicted (virtually no real Japanese wears clothes with Japanese letters). However, sometimes things go wrong, resulting in mangled words or strange misspellings. This ¥6850 t-shirt has some Engrish nonsense on […]

 Posted by at 18:36
Jun 202010
Ceramic pig cook in rāmen shop

  Another one of those remarkable decorations of Japanese shops and restaurants. This ceramic pig was seen in a rāmen-ya on the Shinjuku-dōri in Shinjuku. It’s kinda cute, but at the same time kinda creepy, because for some people the idea of having a pig as a cook is a little bit disturbing…

 Posted by at 20:57