this picture before). I have a thing for periorbital puffiness (that's above the shoulders, btw), and the 'cos-play' people get up to in their 2DK or porn is none of my business. I was at a pub Friday night with some other Gaijin and I couldn't stop repeating "Merry Christmas..." each time the twenty-year-old barmaid slinked by in just this outfit. Well, not the boots, the skirt down to the knee, and covered past the shoulder, but good enough!
And I don't find the opportunistic commercialism any more offensive in Japan than at home, because I couldn't find it any more offensive. I am no fan of Christmas, mainly because of the usual family trauma and nonsense that's not even interesting to a well paid shrink. I'll spare you.
This shit is stupid.
And this shit is stupid.
Don't tell me that the Japanese appropriating Christmas to their culture in their own way is inevitable and harmless, because this:
No, if you're going to make offence, go big, smart, or go home.