Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Joy of Christmas…and Cross-Dressing

Today I am taking you away from the wonderful world of pens & ink and into the weird and wacky outer-world of modern Japanese culture. Let’s say that today’s post fits into the category of “Whatever.”

Sipping a cup of coffee and casually reading the morning paper on this Christmas Eve, I came upon something that I’d like to say surprised me, but in all honesty didn’t. It was an article about a phenomenon that has been gradually showing its face in the modern lifestyles of Japanese people and society. I have been here a while and am probably a little hardened (read: jaded, unimpressed and hard to shock), but that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy some of the outrageous trends I come head to head with in my Japan odyssey.

Here’s one that I guarantee you will enjoy. In lieu of pens & ink, call it my Christmas Eve present to the Scriblets faithful.

Follow this link to a world you never knew about.

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A longtime expat relearning the footwork of life in America