The Happy Smile Super Challenge Japanese Baseball Stadium Tour

Today is Children’s Day, the final day of Golden Week, which is a string of national holidays in late April/early May. As such, a large portion of the country is off work for the week, meaning that this is perhaps the busiest travel week of the Japanese calendar, with Japanese crowding airports and train stations …

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From the "Japanese public behavior" file

Rather than greeting released hostages with an outpouring of sympathy and national unity, the Japanese public criticized the hostages for being in Iraq and putting their own interests before those of their country. Wrote the Japan Times:"While the three were in captivity, they and their kin drew sharp public criticism in Japan, having put themselves …

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