And you thought clowns were scary! What about
Old-hand WU-vies know all about the fascination of the Japanese for "tentacle sex." But did you know you could buy the matching soft drink?
One question remains: is the English-only pun with "tentacle rape" intentional or accidental?
Buy yours here.
Continuing our intermittent series of "yesteryear's racial stereotypes."
A goofball dancing horse, a sexy bunny, and a self-important guitar-playing duck with a Moe Howard haircut? I almost don't want to know what this anime is all about! Just by itself, this clip is perfection.
But you can learn the
whole story here.
Would unleashing volcanoes on 1944 Japan have been more merciful than using atomic bombs? I guess we'll never know.
And would today's "bunker-buster" bombs be even more capable of this mad scientist mission, in the country of some current enemy?
Original article here.
Could some scholar of Asian Studies among the WU-vies please explain the iconography of flying sentient bananas to me?
Mystical Ball from Brian Olson on Vimeo.
Now that Myanmar seems to be opening up to the outside world, do you think their national sport of Chinlone will sweep the planet? A noncompetitive team endeavor, with no winning or losing? Nah, not likely!
Read about it here.
"La Serpiente Roja" Primera película cubana sonora from Memoria de Cuba on Vimeo.
IMDB tells us: "A detective story which takes place in London, with Chinese investigator Chan Li Po, a very popular character of a Cuban radio series of the 30s and 40s. Written by Félix B. Caignet."
I'd love to see this whole film, based on this campy snippet.
The backstory, in Spanish.
You'll need to run this site through Google Translate.