Will the Japanese go Gooey?
Terrie's Take: Japan's Falling Exports, No Welfare for Foreigners, Bad Chicken, Hot Weather, and Working Women!
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Rainy Season Special Edition
This week's Street Shots installment celebrates, err...laments the arrival of Japan's rainy season. Though relatively mild thus far here in Tokyo, when the torrents do fall on we the tens of millions living in very close proximity, it can get uncomfortable quickly.
[Editor’s Note: Before we put our meat hooks into it, Senior Contributor Nayalan’s suggested title was: “Store where the combined IQ of the patrons is less than my shoe size.” That guy is so mean to fashion.]
Is that a Gold G-SHOCK You’re Wearing?
Given that Casio’s already produced a staggering 37,456* different models across the entire spectrum of color and camouflage throughout the 31-year run of its immensely popular G-SHOCK line, it’s a bit of surprise that this hasn’t come up before.