I read a story about how in the capital about 15% of women had experienced unwanted sexual behaviour on the city-run bus and train networks, yet 90% of those affected chose not to report these incidents to the authorities. This just goes to show that all salarymen are perverts, women don’t trust the police, and they are spineless and meek in the face of… Ah, hold on a second, it’s actually about London. Let me rewrite that by avoiding lazy stereotyping of men and by not blaming women for their inaction here in wacky Japan.
Korean advertising land goes one up on Gatsby by dressing up chimpanzees to promote Africa-style ciggies.
Nippon.com points out that Japanese school history textbooks are less jingoistic about World War 2 than these of China, South Korea and USA.