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Toyota and Panasonic’s Chinese Facilities Damaged After Anti-Japanese Riots Become More Violent

The consequences of a territorial dispute over a group of islands in the East China Sea seem to become more serious as anti-Japanese sentiments grow stronger in China.

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China anger as Japan buys island & signs US missile defence deal

Anti-Japanese protests have swept China, as the volatile dispute over who owns a series of islands escalates.

The fallout over the archipelago dispute has been widening between Tokyo and Beijing since Japan decided to bypass China and buy the territories from private investors.

This comes as Washington and Tokyo agreed to put a second anti-missile defence radar in Japan, claiming it’ll be focused on deterring North Korean aggression. But James Corbett, editor of the Corbett Report website who lives in Japan thinks the system will be deployed for all the wrong reasons.

Chinos… LOL

Anti-Japanese protests rage in China

CNN’s Stan Grant follows angry anti-Japanese protesters in Beijing, one who compares the Diaoyu Islands to Hawaii.

Nissan GT-R Transformed Into a Robot for New Japanese Gaming and Film Franchise

Autobots and Decepticons move over because there’s a new Japanese franchise about cars transforming into robots and it’s named Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter.

Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter is the work of Japanese video game developer, publisher and distribution company Square Enix, which is mostly known for its Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest series.

Square Enix first launched an arcade game of the transformers-like warrior cars this past summer and now plans to release an animated film in Japan towards the end of fall.

The Japanese company has already secured the rights for several cars from local manufactures including Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

Expect more car brands and models to be added to the series.

(vía Carscoop)

How to Eat Noodles Like a Boss

If you want to be successful man, you eat Boss Noodles.

First you cut Bami, then into your mouth. Third you drink hot water, the hotter the better. Indeed! Then snort chili powder. Now you are high and on fire.

Enough for Fast Business. You want it too?!

2013 Toyota Auris Daikanyama ArtStreet + Avu-Chan

監督 柿本ケンサク 
代官山アートストリート出品作品。
僕らの7日間映画祭にて上映。

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どこかの街の湾岸エリア。監視カメラに映る怪しい二人の人影。
無事になにかの取引を終えたAVU-CHANが車に乗り込む。そこに現れるBOSS。
意を決したAVU-CHANは、エンジンをかけ思いっきりアクセルを踏むが、なんと逆走。
そのまま都心へと走り去っていく。BOSSの車と数々の監視カメラに追われながら、逆走した車が行き着く先は!?

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Avu-chan, a 19-year old trans woman of African-American and Japanese descent who is the lead singer of Ziyoou-vachi (“Queen Bee”), a gender-bending teenage glamrock band from Japan.

The video is named “DAS × AURIS BUTTOCKS DRIVE!!” and it was made for the “Daikanyama Art Street” (DAS) art and music festival held from August 20 to 26 in Daikanyama, Tokyo.

(vía Carscoop)

Meanwhile in Japan: 幼なじみは大統領 ~ My boyfriend is the PRESIDENT

Parody of Alcot’s “幼なじみは大統領 My girlfriend is the PRESIDENT.”

From http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm8654347cki

Office-K 2012MY Ferrari 458 Italia Spider

The tuning brand’s makeover of the 458 Spider begins with the “Autoveloce” styling kit with parts available in fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) or clear-coated carbon fibre.

The package includes protruding side skirts, a rear apron, a front lip spoiler, and front fender air ducts.

Office-K then fits the car with a set of Savini SV37 rims available in 21- and 22-inch sizes, license plate LEDs, racing stripes in the colors of the Italian flag and a Kreissieg exhaust system complete with new tailpipes.

The Japanese company also offers upgrades for the interior such as a full leather treatment.

(vía Carscoop)

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